Young Kashmiri leader Shehla Rashid refused to surrender before Indian Army

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Young Kashmiri leader Shehla Rashid refused to surrender before Indian Army

*DELHI: **Young Kashmiri leader Shehla Rashid has refused to surrender before Indian Army brutalities and pressure tactics in the Occupied Kashmir.*

*Indian Army has filed sedition charges FIR against her for exposing the atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir.*

*Shehla Rashid, has described the sedition case filed against her by Delhi Police as frivolous, politically motivated and a pathetic attempt to silence her.*

In a tweet, Shehla Rashed said she learned from media reports that the Special Cell of Delhi Police has filed an FIR against her for speaking out on the clampdown in occupied Kashmir and the denial of basic rights to Kashmiris.

In a series of tweets, Shehla Rashid had said that the Indian Army was involved in human rights abuses amid a clampdown after the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government.

She said the Indian Army is indiscriminately picking up men, raiding houses and torturing people in occupied Kashmir.

The curfew and strict communication blockage on Saturday entered 34th day in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).

The valley remains cut off from the rest of the world since August 5, when the Bhartia Janta Party (BJP) led Indian government scraped special status of the held valley.

Owing to the curfew and communication blackout continues in the Kashmir valley, people are facing acute shortage of essential commodities including baby food and life-saving medicines.

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