ASEAN Delegation on Kashmir headed by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization has communicated its concern over the deteriorating human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
During a visit to the Pakistan Foreign Office, the ASEAN delegation asserted support for the rights of the Kashmiris and a fair and permanent solution of the Kashmir dispute.
They also underlined their commitment to continue efforts to raise awareness about the Kashmir situation in the ASEAN region. The Foreign Secretary also briefed the delegation on the worsening human rights situation in the Kashmir valley which has been under the lockdown since 5 August.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the people living in the Kashmir Valley continue to observe silent protest against New Delhi and abolition of the special status by the Modi government.