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Kashmir: Crimes of Violence

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1392, tabled on 30 June 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India regarding reports of increased targeted killings and violence by militants against Hindus, including Kashmiri Pandits, in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Answered on

14 July 2022

We are aware of reports of ongoing violence in Kashmir and are monitoring closely. We unequivocally condemn the killings which have been carried out by militant groups in Kashmir and extend condolences to the families of those killed. We condemn any instances of discrimination because of Freedom of Religion or Belief, regardless of the country or faith involved.