Christian community urges int'l bodies to take steps for lifting curfew from IoK.

 
FREE EXCERPT

LAHORE -- Christian community in Pakistan urged the United Nation's Human Rights council and other HR bodies to take immediate steps for lifting curfew from the Indian occupied Kashmir.

In a media briefing here on Friday, Senior Bishop Dr Azad Marshall said that not only Kashmiri Muslims but minorities living in India were also facing atrocities by Indian government.

Dr Azad said that rapid increase in violence related incidents against minorities by BJP led government in India was a matter of concern for the Christians.

He said, about 1400 cases of violence had been reported so far during the BJP government in India. Today, minorities living in India were not feeling themselves safe and independent in carrying out their activities.

He demanded the government to review its...

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL