Muslims were barred from offering prayers in major mosques and were also unable to freely sacrifice bovines.
Senior govt official says the earlier communication about stopping “illegal killing/sacrifices” of animals was “misconstrued”.
Locals say troops detained several people and forced them to sit in front of them as shields during clashes.
Altering the region’s demographics by settling outsiders in Kashmir will make an already tense situation explosive.
“Even during Covid times, iron-fisted measures and institutional oppression continues,” APHC statement says.
The killings came as many shops in the region remained shut to mark the fifth anniversary of Burhan Wani's death.
The Foreign Office condemns extra-judicial killing of a 17-year-old Kashmiri cricketer.
India is levelling serious allegations against Pakistan without providing any evidence, Foreign Office says.
“The scale and intensity of today’s conflicts is stretching our capacity to protect children," UN envoy says.
Indian police say the commander and three soldiers were hit by shots during a raid which sparked the gun battle.
“I am alarmed at the detention and torture of children and concerned by the military use of schools,” says António Guterres.
Says the PPP is the only party that has not compromised with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Authorities launch investigation into suspected use of drones to carry out the attack.
Of the 14 politicians Modi invited to the heavily advertised “surprise” meeting, nearly everyone came out smiling from it.
Islamabad unlikely to accept any move without restoration of autonomous status to occupied Kashmir.
“Our agenda is restoration of pre-August 5, 2019 status of Jammu and Kashmir,” says Mehbooba Mufti.
Says he is "completely against nuclear arms".
"One should change their judgement according to changing situations and new reasons," the president says.
FO condemns killing of innocent civilians by occupation forces.
The Pakistan-India relationship is an incredibly complicated one.
“They have to come back for us to resume dialogue,” the PM said of India's decision to revoke IOK's autonomy.
Rakesh Pandita was shot dead in the southern town of Tral while visiting a friend, police say.
PM says talks can be held and a roadmap to resolve the Kashmir issue developed if India reverses August 5, 2019 actions.
During his visit to Pakistan, Volkan Bozkir had said it was Pakistan's duty to raise the issue more strongly at the UN.
Pakistan must give all the support it can to ensure the voice of the occupied valley reaches the hallowed halls of the UN.
Says it is New Delhi's "brutalisation of Kashmiri people" that threatens regional peace.
"Kashmir dispute is a reality and no one can deny it or remove it from the UNSC agenda," says FM Qureshi.
AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has described the arrests as yet another manifestation of the worst form of fascism by India.
Police say they are keeping a “close watch on elements attempting to leverage Palestine situation to disturb peace and order”.
Qureshi says Jammu & Kashmir is an internationally recognised dispute.