FO strongly condemns Indian army chief’s statement over Kashmiri ‘human-shield’


Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has strongly condemned Indian army chief’s statement over ‘human-shields’ in Occupied Kashmir.

In a statement given by Zakaria, he observed that human rights watch has branded Indian army chief’s statement a cruel act. He said that a movement has begun on a large-scale in Indian held-valley. He said that state-sponsored terrorism of India in Jammu and Kashmir caused loss of innocent lives.

The Government of Pakistan has focused attention of United Nations Organisation (UNO) and human rights bodies to the brutality in Kashmir, he added.

Zakaria said that Indian government has been approached in issue pertaining to missing Lieutenant Colonel (r) Habib in light of the information gathered so far. A letter was written to Indian High Commissioner however, he said that no response has been given.

The FO spokesperson further urged UNO to have its resolutions implemented in the Occupied Kashmir. Over 1 million Kashmiris have been martyred in the last seven decades while thousands of the locals are missing.

Statement of the FO over Indian army chief’s ‘human shield’ remarks has come in after he was internationally condemned as an official used a Kashmiri man as a shield against stone-pelting protesters by tying him to his jeep.








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