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Kerala activists targeted by Police, Right wing for expressing solidarity with Kashmir

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter

Kozhikode: The protests in Kashmir and the manner in which the Indian Army has handled these protests has angered a number of citizens in the country, and over the past week, there have been several meetings organised by concerned citizens in various parts of the country to condemn the human rights violations in the region. However, people who have voiced opinions against the security forces are now in the firing line of the right-wing Hindus, and in Kerala, they have zeroed in on Roopesh Kumar, a Dalit documentary maker.

Chandan Boro: Son of a sweeper from Assam selected for Football training in Germany

By Abdul Gani, TwoCircles.net

Udalguri, Assam: Harisinga is a sleepy town in Assam’s Udalguri district along the India-Bhutan international border. Handicapped by insurgency till very recently along with poverty, the people of the locality have had to learn to survive in tough conditions.

Valley reels under 14th day of curfew and separatist shutdown

Srinagar : Curfew and separatists-called protest shutdown marred life across the Valley for the 14th day running on Friday.

Authorities imposed curfew in all the 10 districts of the Valley on Friday making announcements on loudspeaker mounted on police vehicles and asked people to remain indoors.

"People are asked to remain indoors," said one such loudspeaker mounted on a police vehicle in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

Sources in the state administration said curfew will be strictly enforced to prevent post Friday prayer violence in the Valley.

Mehbooba Mufti meets families affected by Kashmir violence

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) : Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday met families of the victims of violence in this volatile south Kashmir district, the worst affected by the current unrest that has left dozens dead and thousands injured in the aftermath of the July 8 killing of a top rebel commander.

It was for the first time that Mehbooba Mufti reached out to some south Kashmir families whose members were either killed or injured in the deadliest cycle of violence in years that has gripped the entire valley.

Editors condemn 'undeclared censorship' on press in Kashmir

New Delhi : The All India Newspaper Editor's Conference (AINEC) has condemned the "undeclared censorship" on press in the Kashmir Valley.

The apex body of editors in a resolution passed on Wednesday, criticised the ruling PDP-BJP alliance in the valley, and added that the ban on publications and raids on the newspaper offices and printing presses is a direct attack on the freedom of the press.

IMRC announces two-week youth volunteer trip to India

By TCN News

California: IMRC (Indian Muslim Relief and Charities) is organizing a two- week youth volunteer trip to India. As part of the trip volunteers will spend time learning about Islam in India along with various IMRC’s projects related to health care, education and water.

Dalits’ beating in Gujarat is the repetition of Akhlaq’s killing in Dadri: Welfare Party of India

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Strongly condemning the brutal and inhuman attack on Dalits in Una, Gujarat for skinning dead cow, Welfare Party of India (WPI) compared the incident with last year’s killing of Akhlaq Ahmad in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh by Hindutva forces.

Four Dalits were thrashed inhumanly on July 11 by a cow protection vigilante group, a video clip of which gone viral and attracted nationwide condemnation.

All India Ulama Council congratulates Turkish President Erdogan for victory against attempted coup

By Twocircles.net Staff Reporter

Mumbai: Members of All India Ulama Council met Consul General E. Sabri Ergen at Turkish Consulate General in Mumbai, India and handed over a letter addressed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and people of Turkey to congratulate them against their victory in the attempted coup on Friday, July 15.

Authorities to relax curfew in Kashmir valley

Srinagar : Authorities on Thursday decided to relax curfew across Kashmir Valley in the afternoon to allow people buy essentials of life.

"Curfew will be relaxed in the afternoon to provide relief to the people," a senior police official said.

"The relaxation period will be reviewed in the evening as it depends upon how the law and order situation behaves," said the official.

Authorities decided to open schools in four districts of Ganderbal, Bandipora, Badgam and Baramulla on Thursday. There are ten districts in the valley.

Father, tell me about Kashmir

By Kay Al for TwoCircles.net

The protest

“B, We have to go a protest today. Do you want to come too?”
“What is this protest, Acha (Dad in Malayalam)?”
“It is about a place called Kashmir. A lot of people have been killed and blinded there by the police and the army.”
“What happened there?”
“Ok, Let me tell you.....”

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