International community is raising voice against Indian Brutalities in Kashmir, as Canada has refused to issue visas to several former top Indian Army officials over their government’s continued atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), according to media reports.
The officials who were denied visas include two former lieutenant generals, three former brigadiers and two former officials of an Indian intelligence agency. The Canadian immigration department said that visa requests are being denied because of the situation created by the Indian army in the disputed territory.
On the other hand, in occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to impose strict curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir valley and at least five districts of Jammu region on the 18th consecutive day. Thousands of people flouting curfew and other restrictions took to streets, at least, at 47 places across the territory and staged protest demonstrations against illegal Indian occupation and the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government.
Due to the blockade, a famine-like situation is emerging as people are facing a severe shortage of essential commodities including baby food and life-saving medicines and occupied Kashmir represents a humanitarian crisis in all its manifestations.
Landline, mobile phone services and internet remain suspended in the territory for the past over two weeks. A humanitarian crisis is unfolding as there is a growing shortage of essential commodities including baby food and life-saving medicines.
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17 November, 2019