Pakistan seeks investigation into Indian authorities’ brutality towards Assam Muslims

Assam Muslims, after being crushed and pushed from their properties by Indian police, take shelter in makeshift preparations with none correct medicines, meals, bogs or tents. — Twitter
  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy to convey considerations over incident.
  • Pakistan asks India to punish criminals concerned within the incident.
  • 2 folks have been killed, 11 injured when Indian police dedicated violence towards Muslims in Assam.

Pakistan has requested the Indian authorities to analyze the latest anti-Muslim violence in Assam and different such incidents which have taken place all through the nation, punish the perpetrators of those crimes, and take measures to cease such occasions from recurring sooner or later.

Two folks have been killed and 11 injured Thursday when Indian police dedicated violence towards Muslims in Assam in a bid to drive them from alleged encroachments on authorities land.

Pakistan’s demand got here when Indian Cost d’ Affaires Cd’A was summoned to the International Workplace right this moment. Throughout the assembly, the federal government conveyed its grave concern over the incident, a press release from the International Workplace stated.

The video exhibiting the killing of an unarmed man by the police and the desecration of his mortal stays by people embedded with the safety forces is stunning past perception, the International Workplace stated in regards to the incident.

It was conveyed to the Indian official that the latest incidents of violence are, sadly, solely a continuation of the relentless anti-Muslim violence that has grow to be a norm in India below state patronage, the assertion stated.

“Safety forces are both themselves concerned in perpetrating brutalities towards Muslims with impunity or present safety to the ‘Hindutva’ extremists and terrorists who frequently take pleasure in lynching and different types of torture towards Muslims,” the assertion stated.

A collection of anti-Muslim and anti-minority laws enacted by the Indian authorities and incidents of violence towards Muslims spotlight the rising ranges of intolerance and lack of respect for the minority communities in India, the assertion stated.

The clashes occurred at Dholpur 3 in northern Assam’s Darrang space, one of many 4 locations the place the police focused its anti-encroachment drive. Round 800 households have been evicted from the land, who’re accused of “illegally occupying” authorities property.

“Two civilians are in all probability lifeless and two extra injured, together with 9 police personnel. A mob of not lower than 4,000 resisted the eviction drive by throwing stones on the police and attacking them with sharpened bamboo sticks,” claimed Darrang’s Superintendent of Police, Sushanta Biswa Sarma.

A video from the incident went gone viral on social media. Within the video, a number of Assam cops could possibly be seen in anti-riot gear, mercilessly thrashing a person with sticks whilst he lay immobile on the bottom.

A person carrying a digital camera could possibly be seen angrily stomping the person’s face as he lays there on the bottom, not transferring. One other police officer then jumps in and hits the person on the face with a stick earlier than the others beckon him to depart. 

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