Pak violates ceasefire on LoC ahead of Modi's United Nations speech


Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on Mission Kashmir in NY, will address UN General Assembly today, drawing world attention to emerging humanitarian crisis in Occupied Kashmir.

Khan slammed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "cruel" policies in Kashmir and said "if Pakistan is left without a choice", it will "fight until the end".

Muslim-majority Kashmir has always been a flashpoint between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, which have fought two of their three wars over the divided territory.

Kashmiris are waiting for the world to understand the humanitarian costs of the lockdown since August 5, Syeda Hameed from Muslim Women's Forum said after the release of the report.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan's address was wide-ranging and emotional.

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Khan railed against India's decision last month to remove the special semi-autonomous status of its share of Kashmir, a contested territory that has been the subject of at least three conflicts and the site of an ongoing skirmishes between the longtime rivals. The biggest worry is what happens once the curfew is lifted?

As the two leaders spoke on Friday, large duelling protests supporting and opposing India's action in Kashmir were taking place across the street from the United Nations headquarters.

Modi did not specifically mention Kashmir during his speech.

"We look forward to the Indian government's resumption of political engagement with local leaders and the scheduling of the promised elections at the earliest opportunity", she said.

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Khan told the U.N. General Assembly on Friday that such a fight "will have consequences for the world".

Khan continued his vile narrative against India over New Delhi's move to revoke Article 370 and also flouted the time limit set for the address of world leaders. "And that is the reason why our voice against terrorism, to alert the world about this evil, rings with seriousness and outrage".

There were some tense moments between supporters and opponents of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York, Friday, September 27. He did, however, say it was "absolutely essential for the world to unite against terrorism", something he's repeatedly accused Islamabad of supporting.

Modi said: "India has given the world not war, but Buddha or peace".

'Space has been an important issue for India certainly in the past couple of decades that are important to India globally, ' she told a private television channel.

The two countries came to the brink of war in February after a suicide bomber blew up a convoy of more than 40 Indian soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir. Indian troops retaliated by firing, forcing the alleged infiltrators to retreat.

While U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani showed up, both Russia's and China's top officials, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, opted to skip.

The adviser said this makes him doubt whether "a new breakthrough" could take place in U.S.