big apple: pakistan’s permanent consultant to united countries maleeha lodhi on tuesday underscored the urgency of starting up realistic steps to cope with the worsening state of affairs in indian occupied kashmir, now in its 5th week of a lockdown.
in a assembly with un secretary-wellknown antonio guterres, ambassador lodhi brief the un chief approximately the grave political and humanitarian crisis, which began unfolding after india’s “illegal” annexation of the disputed state final month, has now reached the factor that it poses a danger to global peace and security.
she told guterres that the intensifying tragedy in occupied kashmir turned into, in fact, an pressing call to set into motion his initiative of “preventive” diplomacy earlier than the disaster spins out of manipulate.
now’s the time to speak up for the law, justice and human rights, the pakistani envoy emphasised.
tensions among nuclear-armed neighbours india and pakistan heightened after the narendra modi led government on august 5 abolished the unique repute of occupied kashmir beneath article 370 of the charter and located the territory in a kingdom of indefinite curfew.
to save you a violent backlash, india sent in heaps of additional troops to tighten its preserve on occupied kashmir.
cellphone and net traces had been blocked and pinnacle political leaders, inclusive of former leader ministers, were detained.