New Delhi: Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai & Nobel laureate has expressed fear over the safety of Kashmiri children after India ended the special status of the state.
She is the youngest-ever person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.
The people of Kashmir have lived in conflict since I was a child, since my mother and father were children, since my grandparents were young. pic.twitter.com/Qdq0j2hyN9
— Malala (@Malala) August 8, 2019
Malala’s response comes a day after Pakistan expelled the Indian envoy in Islamabad and downgraded its ties. Pakistan has also said it will take the issue to world forum of the United Nation’s Security Council against the government of India’s decision on bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.
The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner hugged the limelight and regarded as a global symbol for girls’ rights and education after a gunman shot her in the school bus in October 2012.
Jammu & Kashmir is virtually under seize with over 40,000 troops stationed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government.
There is a complete communication blackout and top officials are using satellite phones to communicate, reports said.