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Bernie Sanders calls for immediate lifting of curfew in IoK

Bernie Sanders calls for immediate lifting of curfew in IoK
September 1, 2019
HOUSTON (92 News) – Expressing deeply concerns about situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), US presidential candidate from Democratic Party Bernie Sanders called for immediate removal of curfew in IoK. Addressing at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) conference in Houston, Sanders said the US government must speak out boldly in support on international humanitarian law and in support of a UN back a peaceful resolution that respects the will of the Kashmiri people.

India’s action is unacceptable

Prior to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remark in the 56th Convention of ISNA, US Senator Bernie Sanders said India's action in Occupied Kashmir was unacceptable. “I am also deeply concerned about the situation in Kashmir where the Indian government has revoked Kashmiri autonomy, cracked down on dissent and instituted a communications blackout. “The crackdown in the name of security is also denying the Kashmiri people access to medical care. Even many respected doctors in India have acknowledged that the Indian government-imposed restrictions on travel are threatening the life-saving care that patients need,” he said. It is pertinent to mention here that the IoK has been under a clampdown since August 5, after the Indian government revoked the special status of the valley.

PM announces to raise Kashmir issue in UNGA

Earlier, PM Khan announced to raise Kashmir Issue in the United Nations General Assembly. He mentioned that lockdown and curfew imposed oin IoK from 28 days and Hurriyat leaders including thousands youth of Kashmiri people has been detained by the Indian forces. He said Muslim places of worship were also attacked in Europe. PM Imran Khan urged ISNA to raise awareness about what was happening in occupied Kashmir. “I am afraid that this ideology is not going to stop here. I think they have let out a genie out of a bottle. It is not going to go back in, this genie of hatred, of Hindu supremacy,” he said. “It’s not just Muslims who are going to be at threat. We fear in Pakistan that we are not dealing with a rational government in India,” he clarified.