Pakistan secured big diplomatic victory against India at the international front

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Pakistan secured big diplomatic victory against India at the international front

WASHINGTON – Pakistan secured big diplomatic victory against India at the international front from the United States.

The US House Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday asked India lift the information blockade and curfew imposed upon nine million Kashmiris for the last two months.

In a message on the twitter, US House Foreign Affairs Committee said India’s communication blackout in Kashmir is having a devastating impact on the lives and welfare of everyday Kashmiris.

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India’s communication blackout in Kashmir is having a devastating impact on the lives and welfare of everyday Kashmiris. It’s time for India to lift these restrictions and afford Kashmiris the same rights and privileges as any other Indian citizen.link ld/asia/kashmir-doctors-phone.html … link [image: Saja Begum spent hours navigating roadblocks as she went door to door at hospitals and pharmacies in a desperate search for antivenin after her son was bitten by a snake.] In a Race Against Death, No Way to Call a Doctor

Medical personnel in Kashmir say preventable deaths are happening because of blocked streets, medicine shortages, and a phone and internet blockade by India. Twitter Ads info and privacy link link

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The committe further her said that it is time for India to lift these restrictions and afford Kashmiris the same rights and privileges as any other Indian citizen.

Earlier, Congressman Brad Sherman, the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia, announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on "Human Rights in South Asia" on October 22.

"Assistant Secretary Alice Wells, who oversees all State Department policy towards South Asia will testify. Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Scott Busby, who overseas human rights efforts is South Asia will also testify. We have invited other State Department officials and we also expect to hear from private human rights activists on the issues," said Congressman Sherman.

The hearing will focus on the Kashmir Valley, where many political activists have been arrested and daily life, the internet, and telephone communications have been interrupted. The hearing will also review the humanitarian situation in Kashmir and whether Kashmiris have adequate supplies of food, medicine, and other essentials.

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