The Foreign Office of Pakistan condemned curtailment of religious freedom of Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Iran Press/ Asia: Pakistani Foreign Office in a statement on Monday has condemned curtailment of religious freedom of millions of Kashmiris on Eid-al-Adha by  the Indian government.

The Foreign Office statement said: "Restrictions and curtailment of this fundamental religious freedom of millions of Kashmiri Muslims constitutes a serious violation of applicable international human rights law, to which India is a party," the Express Tribune reported.

"These measures amount to 'collective punishment' on an industrial scale and violate all principles and precepts of human rights and humanitarian law, the statement read.

Islamabad also called upon the international community, including the United Nations human rights machinery and other relevant bodies, to hold New Delhi to account for the deliberate crimes against religion, violations of international law and lack of respect for human decency.

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