Kashmir tensions

The Indian weddings 'ruined' by Kashmir's lockdown
Indian-administered Kashmir is under a security crackdown after it was stripped of its special status.

Birmingham protest over India's Kashmir decision

BBC Midlands Today

Protests about the current tensions in Kashmir have been held outside the Indian consulate in Birmingham this morning.

Kashmiri men walk by a river near the Line of Control, the de facto border between Pakistan and India
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The demonstration follows India's government stripping the state of Jammu and Kashmir of autonomy after seven decades

The move has led to Kashmir being in lockdown and thousands of troops being deployed to the area.

The protest today was organised via Facebook and West Midlands Police said they would have officers in the area.

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