In Occupied Kashmir, amid unprecedented Indian military lockdown, normal life in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continues to remain disturbed for the 80th consecutive day today.
People continue to observe complete shutdown as a mark of silent protest against the Indian occupation and revocation of the territory’s special status.
Shops and businesses establishments remain closed for most of the time except for few hours in the morning and evening while public transport is off the roads.
Meanwhile, influential American lawmakers have expressed serious concern over the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and said India should uphold its commitment to human rights.
The lawmakers aired their concerns during a congressional hearing on Human Rights in South Asia.