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In Occupied Kashmir, forceful demonstrations rocked the Kashmir valley today against the use of brute force on students and grave human rights violations by Indian security forces. 

According to Kashmir Media Service, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Sopore, Pattan, Baramulla, Islamabad, Pulwama, and other areas.  Indian troops and police personnel fired teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators. Several protesters were injured in the brutal actions of the Indian forces.

The Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, addressing a gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar announced various programmes to be conducted in connection with the Martyrdom Week starting on Tuesday.   

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the atrocities of Indian police and troops on students community in the territory.

Meanwhile, complete strike was observed in Pulwama and Shopian today.

And in Geneva, the UN Special Reporters, David Kaye and Michel Forst, in a news release issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed concern over the ban imposed by India on internet and social media in occupied Kashmir.  

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