Turkish journalists briefed on rights violations in IOK


Staff Reporter


A group of Turkish journalists who visited ISPR headquarters on Monday were briefed on New Delhi’s human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), the military’s media wing said.
“The delegation was briefed about Pakistan-India February stand-off, situation along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary and human rights violations in IOK, including implications for regional peace,” it said in a statement.
The group, the military said, will visit Muzaffarabad and Chokthi regions of AJK on Tuesday to interact with residents who have fallen victim to Indian ceasefire violations.
Military clampdown in IOK continues since August 5, when New Delhi revoked the occupied territory’s special autonomous status. Since then, a curfew is in place in the valley with hundreds of political leaders and activists detained and mobile network and internet remaining shut.
Pakistan has raised the issue in United Nations, as well as other international forums. While it has downgraded its diplomatic ties with India, Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to highlight the illegal action in his UNGA address later this month.

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