• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

ASIA

Kashmiri separatists held for ‘waging war’ against India

Indian police escort a bus carrying arrested All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders at Patiala House Court.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An Indian court ordered Tuesday (25) that seven Kashmiri separatists be held in police custody for allegedly funding militant groups and stoking unrest in the disputed Himalayan region. Federal agents swooped on the members of the “Hurriyat” (freedom) movement in raids across New Delhi and Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar on Monday (24). The National Investigation Agency alleges the accused received money from Pakistan and funneled it to militant groups agitating against Indian rule in the tense region. The Kashmir valley has been reeling from street violence since the killing of a popular rebel leader by Indian forces last July.…

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