ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has said Kashmir dispute stands internationalised and more steps are on the cards to effectively highlight the plight of oppressed Kashmiri people.
At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal pointed out that the festering dispute has been taken up by Pakistan at every forum including most recently at the UN General Assembly and the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
He said the internationalization of Kashmir dispute has moved India to the corner and it is not finding any way to come out of this situation.
The Spokesperson strongly condemned the unprecedented communication blockade and clampdown in the occupied valley. He said Pakistan impresses upon the world community to take notice of the blatant human rights violations there.
“We condemn this unprecedented communication blockade and clampdown in IOK and impress upon the international community to take cognizance of the continuing blatant human rights violations by the Indian Occupation Forces,” said the spokesman,
Dr Muhammad Faisal said Indian occupying forces have martyred thirteen Kashmiris over the last one week. He said there are reports of more deaths but due to complete communication blackout, the exact details are not coming out of the held valley.
The spokesperson said occupied Kashmir remains under siege and cut off from the rest of the world since the lockdown was imposed on 4th August. He said this unprecedented military lockdown and total clampdown of road networks and all means of communication places lives of the people at risk. He said that inhumane actions by the Indian authorities are continuing without any respite.
Responding to a question, the spokesperson said that Saudi position on Kashmir dispute is very clear and public. He said the communique of OIC contact group on Kashmir reflects the position of Saudi Arabia and the Muslim Ummah on the dispute.