ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal has said that the international media should be allowed by India to visit occupied Kashmir to observe the situation in the valley.
During a briefing, Mohammad Faisal urged India to immediately restore internet and phone services in IoK.
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Dr. faisal said, “India should allow international media and human rights observers to visit IoK to independently observe the situation in the valley.”
He demanded to release all the prisoners in IoK as the lockdown entered its third month.
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Dr. Faisal said the humanitarian nightmare was worsening in the valley with continued military lockdown and complete communications blackout.
He added, “This lockdown is affecting the life and property of millions of Kashmiri people who have been cut off from the rest of the world.”
The military assault and communication clampdown continues on the 109th consecutive day on Thursday in IoK.
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In this regard, Pakistan cut bilateral trade, railways, buses and diplomatic ties with India since 10th August.
Since 5th August, the Indian government has placed a curfew in IoK by revoking the special status of occupied Kashmir.
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