Tourism in the Jammu and Kashmir region of India is suffering from a lack of tourists. That's because the Indian government closed off the region in August.
Attacks against non-local workers have increased in Kashmir since India scrapped the region's special status. Locals fear that the government is planning to establish non-Muslim settlements to alter Kashmir's demography.
The official restructuring of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir comes into effect on October 31. The region’s special status had been a thorn in the side of Hindu nationalists for a long time.
The country's federal investigative agency has accused the non-profit group of abusing foreign funding rules. However, Amnesty has called the move a response to the group's criticism of Narendra Modi's government.
Pakistan-ruled Kashmir is becoming increasingly restless as pro-independence protesters are clashing with security forces there. Experts say India's recent Kashmir "annexation" seems to have triggered this movement.
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