India eases Kashmir closures: UN High Commissioner

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UN High Commissioner: India eases Kashmir sanctions

Kashmir was mentioned at the UN Human Rights Session when the High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the Indian government to ease the curfew and sanctions in India.

Speaking on Kashmir during the 42nd International Session of the Human Rights Council, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mitchell Bachelet has said, “My office receives information on human rights situation on both sides of the Line of Control.” . ‘

Mitchell Bachelet has called on the governments of both Pakistan and India to protect human rights. He said, “I have demanded from India that (in Kashmir) the current lockdown and curfew should be relaxed so that people can get basic facilities.”

“I am deeply concerned about the recent Indian government’s actions that have affected the human rights of Kashmiris, such as banning the peaceful gathering of the Internet, communication systems and people and the arrest of local political leaders and activists. ‘

He also demanded that the detained people of Kashmir be given the right to defend themselves.

“It is important that the Kashmiris have an opinion in the decision-making that their future is connected with.”

In response to the statement of the UN High Commissioner, Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a message on Twitter that he welcomes the demands and concerns of the international community on Kashmir.

Imran Khan said, “The international community should not show indifference to human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir.”

Prime Minister Pakistan has called on the UN to set up an inquiry commission on Kashmir in light of two reports of the Human Rights Council.

India was mentioned in another issue in the statement of the UN High Commissioner.

On the suspension of the citizenship of 1 million people in the Indian state of Assam, the High Commissioner for Human Rights demanded the Indian government not to imprison them or deport them and to prepare regular action for them to deprive citizenship. To avoid it.

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Srinagar has banned the procession for Muharram

‘Prohibition on Protist’
Riyaz Masuror, a BBC correspondent based in Srinagar, has said that ceremonies have been banned in India-administered Kashmir on the occasion of Muharram-ul-Haram.

“This time, the government has regularly announced that no procession will be allowed in connection with Muharram, especially in Srinagar. He referred to section 144 in the move. ”

During the BBC’s special program Nimroz on Kashmir, Riaz Masur said that the ban would be strictly enforced, according to officials. He mentioned that special ceremonies are usually held on the 9th and 10th of Muharram in Kashmir and processions are being organized from different areas.

However, as a welcome sign, Shi’ite leader Imran Ansari has been released from his house on 7th Muharram and locked in his house.

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Indian Army personnel stationed in Kashmir

The BBC correspondent said a large number of paramilitary personnel have been stationed in Kashmir since August 5 and remain in place despite intermittent announcements.

‘Even after the announcement of easing of obstacles and restrictions, personnel are deployed and only a few vehicles are allowed to pass.’

A special letter was also included in the program, which was written by Fizan Bukhari, a Kashmiri student, who is the head of ISRO (ISRO), a space research institute in India.

Addressing the seam in the letter, it was said, ‘I can understand your pain. I know what it feels like to be disconnected. ‘

On Saturday, the spacecraft of India was hit by a collision with Vikram Lander 2.1 km from the surface of the moon. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had commended the chief of the spacecraft and praised his team.

Due to the closure of the communication system, Kashmiri students studying in India were unable to speak to their families for several weeks.


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