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India’s top court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal

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India’s top court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegalNEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court said on Friday that an indefinite shutdown of the internet in Kashmir was illegal, rebuking the government for the communications lockdown imposed after it withdrew the Muslim majority region’s autonomy in August. Indefinite suspension of the internet violated India’s telecoms rules, the court said, ordering authorities to review all curbs in Kashmir in a week. “Freedom of Internet access is a fundamental...
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The top court said the communications lockdown in Muslim-majority region violated the country's telecoms rules.

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