Activists concerned over HR violations as IOK lockdown enters 81st day.


LAHORE -- Human Rights (HR) activists and experts on Thursday expressed deep concern over the continuing human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), which is under the Indian army siege for the 81st consecutive day.

Human Rights activist Tahira Habeeb, while talking to reporter, said that restrictions in held Valley had been affecting life badly. The ban on media, internet and social media accounts could not suppress the plight of Kashmiris, she said.

She urged the world community to help open the supply of food, medicines and trade activity, which had been suspended since Aug 5 Indian lockdown in the Valley.

Noted Lawyer and human rights activist Rana Muhammad Irfan said that Indian forces' violent actions in occupied Jammu and Kashmir could never succeed in repressing the just...

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