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India’s action in Kashmir unacceptable,says Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Houston, Sep1 : Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders asked the US government to speak out in support of international humanitarian law and call for a UN-backed resolution for peace that respects the will of the Kashmiri people.

Bernie Sanders has termed India’s action in Kashmir as “unacceptable” to his cheering Muslim audience in Houston.

He said the U.S. government “must speak out boldly in support of international humanitarian law and in support of a UN-backed peaceful resolution that respects the will of the Kashmiri people.”

U.S. Senator expressed grace concerns over the restrictions the Indian government has imposed on Kashmiris in Jammu and Kashmir and said “they are life threatening and timely medical help is also denied.”

Addressing the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America in Houston on Saturday, the 77-year-old leader also sought an immediate end to communications blockade in Kashmir.

“I am deeply concerned about the situation in Kashmir,” Sanders said while addressing one of the largest Muslim gatherings in the country.
“India’s action is unacceptable,” he said.
He also tweeted: “India’s action [in Kashmir] is unacceptable and the communications blockade must be lifted immediately, and the US government must be speak out boldly in support of international humanitarian live and in support of a UN backed peaceful resolution” @BernieSanders #isnacona

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