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BBC: Amnesty accused of sedition over Kashmir event in Bangalore
10:43, 16 August 2016
BBC: Amnesty accused of sedition over Kashmir event in Bangalore

Around 60 people have been killed and more than 5,000 injured in Indian-administered Kashmir in recent weeks as protesters have repeatedly clashed with security forces

10:43, 16 August 2016

The Times Of India

Police in India have registered a sedition case against Amnesty India after some people allegedly raised "anti-India" slogans at its event.

The rights group said its event in Bangalore on Saturday aimed "to seek justice for human rights violations" in Indian-administered Kashmir.

But a right-wing student group said the event was "anti-national" and filed a complaint on Monday.

In February, two students were arrested in Delhi on sedition charges.

"A case has been registered [against Amnesty] after the compliant [by the student group ABVP]," senior police officer Charan Reddy told BBC Hindi.

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