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Yasin Malik

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 9184, tabled on 25 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has made an assessment of the implications for her policies of the (a) arrest, (b) imprisonment and (c) sentencing of Yasin Malik under India's Public Safety Act.

Answered on

10 June 2022

We note that Yasin Malik was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for a number of charges under Indian law. We expect all countries to respect and uphold their international obligations regarding the treatment of detainees and raise cases where necessary.