Pakistan condemns India tyranny in IIOJK

Foreign Office also condemns New Delhi for staging encounters and fake cordon-and-search operations in occupied valley


APP October 18, 2021
A view of Foreign Office building in Islamabad. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD:

The Foreign Office strongly condemned on Monday the continuing extrajudicial killings in staged encounters and fake cordon-and-search operations, as well as arbitrary detentions and crimes against humanity by the Indian occupation forces in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

In a statement, the Foreign Office spokesperson said the deteriorating security and human rights situation in the occupied territory was a matter of grave concern for the international community.

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We also strongly condemn India’s ongoing propaganda to malign the indigenous and just struggle of the people of IIOJK for their right to self-determination by raising the bogey of terrorism,” he said.

He added that Pakistan had also been alerting the international community about India's track record of orchestrating false-flag operations to undermine the Kashmir freedom movement.

"Equally condemnable is the RSS-BJP combine's ploy to demonise Kashmiri Muslims, by stirring up communal tensions," he said, adding that Pakistan called on India to halt its state-sponsored terrorism, refrain from propaganda against Kashmiris, lift its suffocating military siege and let the people of IIOJK exercise their right to self-determination as promised in various UN Security Council resolutions.

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