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Thousands arrested as Indian clampdown in Kashmir enters 43rd day


Anum RizwanWeb Editor

16th Sep, 2019. 11:36 am
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In occupied Kashmir (IoK), the humanitarian crisis is aggravating further as the clampdown by Indian authorities in the Kashmir valley enters on the 43rd consecutive day, today.

According to details, The Kashmir valley remains under strict military siege as hundreds of thousands of Indian troops deployed in every nook and corner continue to keep millions of people confined to their homes.

Normal life is crippled with educational institutions, shops, markets and business establishments remaining closed and public transport off the roads. Communication services like mobile, internet and TV channels are snapped in the entire Kashmir valley and in some parts of Jammu region.

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court by the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference (JKPC) challenging the President’s Rule imposed in the state and abrogation of provisions of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Curfew and restrictions have generated a humanitarian crisis as shortage of daily commodities has hit hard the residents of Kashmir valley and curfew-hit parts of Jammu region.

In occupied Kashmir (IoK), education in Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region has taken the worst beating because of the military clampdown.

Last week, Pakistan’s Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi urged United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to must act by demanding India to lift the curfew and end the communication blackout in Occupied Kashmir.

According to details, Speaking in UN General Assembly in the debate on the report of the Security Council, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi pointed out that human right violations have paced up after August 15.

She pointed out that when the Security Council fails to implement its own resolutions, the price is paid, in blood, by generations of innocent people.

She also urged to allow people to exercise all their rights, release all those detained and halt human rights violations including use of pellet guns against unarmed demonstrators.

Pakistan has urged United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to must act by demanding India to lift the curfew and end the communication blackout in Occupied Kashmir.

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