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Pakistan Calls For Release Of Kashmiri Prisoners

iSLAMABAD: Pakistan has called for release of Kashmiri prisoners and lifting of restrictions in Occupied Kashmir as COVID-19 Pandemic poses new difficulties.

In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui, said that Pakistan is deeply concerned over continued restrictions in the Occupied Kashmir, despite so many confirmed cases and two deaths due to COVID-19.

She said thousands of Kashmiri youth, members of civil society, journalists and Kashmiri leaders remain incarcerated in Indian prisons, many of them at undisclosed locations and away from their families.

She said Indian forces continue to operate in the occupied territory with complete impunity under draconian laws such as Public Safety Act and Armed Forces Special Power Act.