In Occupied Kashmir, people in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to observe silent protest on 101st day, today, against Indian occupation.
Public transport is also almost off from the roads.
However, thin movement of private vehicles is being observed on the roads. Shops only open for a brief period in the morning and evening.
Restrictions under Section 144 are enforced amid massive presence of Indian forces.
Internet, SMS and prepaid mobile services continue to remain suspended for the people living in the Valley.
Meanwhile, a US Congressional Caucus on human rights will hold a hearing this week on the situation in occupied Kashmir following India’s decision to revoke special status of the territory.
Announcing the hearing, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission said that the witnesses would examine the human rights situation in Kashmir in the context of the region’s history and larger patterns of rights violations.
It said that the witnesses would also offer recommendations for action by Congress.