‘It Is Humiliation for Us’: Internet Shutdown Blocks News In Kashmir
…. The administration imposed restrictions on movement and communication around midnight soon after the word spread that Hurriyat stalwart Geelani passed away. Geelani was 92 and had been under house detention for 11 years.
The next morning residents of the Kashmir Valley woke up to a communication blackout and restrictions imposed on the movement by the armed forces. Except for a few government-owned BSNL networks, all mobile connections were snapped at night.
The authorities have not made any order on internet shutdown public yet and activists say this is a violation of the Supreme Court guidelines….