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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a Kashmir separatist leader, addresses protesters in Srinagar, India, on Wednesday. Dozens of people have died in anti-India demonstrations and clashes between security forces and Muslim protesters in Kashmir since June.

    Muslims use Facebook, YouTube in Kashmir fight

    A 23-year-old who posts videos to YouTube under names such as "oppressedkashimir1" is part of a wave of Web-savvy protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir who have begun using social networking to publicize their fight and keep fellow demonstrators energized and focused.

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July  28, 2010 file photo, Kashmiri protesters throw stones on Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar, India. Ahmed, who calls himself "an anonymous soldier of Kashmir's resistance movement," is part of a wave of Web savvy protesters in Kashmir who have begun using social networking sites to publicize their fight against Indian rule to a global audience and to keep other demonstrators energized and focused. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)

    Facebook, YouTube used as weapons in Kashmir fight

    Before hitting the streets, Ahmed reaches for his two essential protest tools: a scarf to mask his face and a cell phone camera to show the world what is happening.

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