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What’s really going on in Kashmir? | The Fact Checker
The Indian government has said Kashmir is calm after deciding to revoke the area's autonomous status, but video and eyewitness accounts show a different story. On August 5, 2019, India overturned Article 370 of the Indian constitution, which granted autonomous powers to the state of Kashmir, and enforced an unprecedented communications blackout in the area ahead of the announcement to avoid large-scale protests. The Indian government and Kashmir state police officials have said Kashmir is peaceful and has denied that protests have taken place. The visuals we found show that is not the case.
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