ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that six political parties of Illegally Indian Occupied Kashmir had rejected Indian’s Aug 5 steps of revocation of special status for Kashmir.
“They consider the abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi government a unilateral and unacceptable act,” said FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi while addressing a press conference in Islamabad.
He said thousands of Kashmiri youth were detained without any charges. Pro freedom leaders were also arrested and restrictions ranged from curfew to communication blackout in Kashmir continuously for one year.
“The illegal act of India has affected status of Kashmiris. Political matters are escalating in Kashmir,” he said.
The foreign minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the issued at every international forum.
In a video message, on Apr 3, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said India was violating international laws and UN resolutions by maneuvering to change demography of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
He had said changing domicile rules showed Indian leadership’s anti-Muslim agenda. He had said New Delhi regime had incarcerated Hurriyat leaders instead of providing them food and medicines in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak.
The foreign minister had said the Modi government had put the entire Kashmiri leadership and thousands of Kashmiri youth in Indian jails to subjugate their voice and fundamental human rights.
He had said India’s stance to introduce changes in domicile rules was basically the agenda of changing the population ratio of Muslims in the occupied territory.