ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday has called on the international community to pressure Narendra Modi’s government to remove Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s five-month curfew and communication blockage.
In his message on the day of tight to self-determination, the Foreign Minister denied the unconstitutional and arbitrary acts of India after 5 August 2019, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) abolished Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which gave the occupied territory autonomy.
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Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi further said that “With the brutal shutdown in Indian Occupied Kashmir for more than 150 days, the unrestrained injustice of India has reached unprecedented levels.”
Qureshi further added that every extra second on the curfew clock is a burden on the collective consciousness of the world and urged the international community to lift its voice for the Kashmiris.
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He said, the international community must act in defense of Kashmiri’s fundamental freedoms and human rights and ask India to permit the UN fact-finding mission to IOJ&K to investigate allegations of serious violations of human rights there.