Puzzled how int’l media covers Hong Kong, but ignores IoK: PM Imran

Puzzled how int’l media covers Hong Kong, but ignores IoK: PM Imran

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed puzzlement over the the international media for continuing to give "headline coverage" to the ongoing Hong Kong protests but "ignoring the dire human rights crisis" in occupied Jammu & Kashmir.


"I am puzzled as to how international media continues to give headline coverage to Hongkong protests but ignores the dire human rights crisis in IOJK - an internationally recognised disputed territory illegally annexed by India with 900k troops imposing a siege on 8mn Kashmiris," PM Imran wrote in a series of tweets.

“For over 2 months with a complete blackout of communications, thousands imprisoned,including entire spectrum of political leadership plus children, & a growing humanitarian crisis. In IOJK 100k Kashmiris have been killed over 30 yrs fighting for their right to self determination,” Khan added.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had revoked the constitutional autonomy of occupied Kashmir on August 5, imposing a military curfew in the area and arresting thousands of politicians, businessmen, civil society activists and other ordinary citizens.