Pakistan condemns crackdown on Hurriyat leaders


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday condemned the crackdown against Hurriyat leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Srinagar.

“These actions are an attempt by the Indian authorities to stifle the voice of Kashmiris, who are struggling against continued Indian occupation and gross human rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir,” Foreign Office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah said at his weekly briefing.