ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

Azad Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan said Monday that India has been using the “cover of the coronavirus” to “mow down” Kashmiri youth and change the Muslim-majority character of the disputed region.  

In a video statement addressing countries “friendly” to the Kashmir movement, Khan said “together, we will succeed [against COVID-19]. Kashmir must remain on the global agenda even in these difficult times.” 

“The BJP regime is mowing down Kashmiri youth and denying COVID-19 testing and treatment to Kashmiris,” Khan alleged, referring to India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. 

Much of the world is under an apparent lockdown to

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