In a diplomatic success for Pakistan, India gets renewed pressure from Washington

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In a diplomatic success for Pakistan, India gets renewed pressure from Washington

WASHINGTON - In a diplomatic success for Pakistan, India gets renewed pressure from Washington.

US envoy Alice Wells, who recently visited New Delhi has slammed Delhi over Occupied Kashmir lockdown.

She had asked India for immediate release of political leaders detained without charge in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir post the abrogation of Article 370 of Indian constitution.

Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia said, “The visit offered an opportunity to hear more regarding developments with India’s Citizenship Amendment Act, which is undergoing.

I would say, a vigorous democratic scrutiny, whether it’s in streets, by the political opposition, media, or the courts.

We continue to underscore the importance of the principle of equal protection under the law."

She added," We also continue to urge the government to permit regular access by our diplomats, and to move swiftly to release those political leaders detained without charge."