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India's top court has declared the record-breaking 159-day-long Kashmir internet blackout illegal

Business Insider Friday, 10 January 2020
India's top court has declared the record-breaking 159-day-long Kashmir internet blackout illegal· *The Indian government placed an internet shutdown on the disputed state of Kashmir in August last year, cutting Kashmiris off from the outside world.*
· *India's supreme court ruled the indefinite shutdown unlawful on Friday, and ordered the government to review the restrictions on Kashmir within the next week.*
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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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