From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1973: Fifty Years Ago: Pakistan's appeal.

RAWALPINDI -- The Pakistan Government has again appealed to the world conscience and signatories to the Geneva Conventions to take appropriate steps to ensure respect of the Conventions by India in the context of Pakistani prisoners of war.

An official spokesman told newsmen here today [Jan 6] that Pakistan had made representations to a large number of Governments, International Committee of Red Cross and other humanitarian organisations, drawing their attention to the violations of the Geneva Conventions committed by India both in regard to the delay in the release and repatriation of the POWs and the treatment to which they were being subjected in the Indian camps.

He regretted that India had linked up this issue...

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