Court rules Kashmir internet shutdown by India is illegal
Indefinite suspension of the internet violates India’s telecoms rules, the court said, and disrupts the lives of millions
New Delhi — India’s supreme court said on Friday that an indefinite shutdown of the internet in Kashmir is 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...
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