ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said that the ongoing human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) had fully exposed the Indian facade of being the so-called 'largest democracy'.
In his message to the nation on Kashmir Black Day annually observed on October 27, the prime minister said the world community, international human rights organizations and the international media were calling India out on the tyranny in Kashmir.
He said the Kashmir Black Day being observed in Pakistan and across the world this year was distinct from the past. On October 27, 1947, India had illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and, on August 5, 2019, it took further steps to unilaterally alter the disputed status of the territory and change its demographic structure and identity.
'Pakistan, the Kashmiris and the Muslim Ummah have categorically rejected this travesty of law and justice,' he remarked.
The prime minister said since August 5, 2019, the scale and intensity of the Indian government's human rights violations had increased manifolds.
Through the deployment of additional troops and an unprecedented media and communications blackout, that had continued for almost three months, IOJK had been turned into the largest prison on the planet.
'There is a shortage of medicines and essential food items. Thousands have been arbitrarily detained. Thousands of young boys have been...