Kashmir: A Cry For Help.


The human rights crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), now expanding to the rest of the state in the form of the citizenship bill, needs to be highlighted across the globe. The inability of the foreign powers to intervene and stop India from taking all constitutional guarantees away from the people of Kashmir in an attempt to change the demography of the region shows that the issue cannot be ignored. In the new century where the narrative should be multiculturalism and diversity, given South Asia's turbulent history, India is adapting a very regressive political and social policy that will not only dampen the claim of a secular democracy but also push an entire generation towards orthodoxy and xenophobia.

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan pointed out at the Global Refugee Forum how the current siege will definitely create a refugee crisis in South Asia. Pakistan has already been home to a large refugee population and we have witnessed how challenging it is to rehabilitate these people. With...

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