ISLAMABAD (HRNW) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday has paid tribute to the mothers, sisters and daughters of occupied Kashmir in a message on International Women’s Day.
In a statement, the minister said that Kashmiri women have made new history with their patience and courage.
It is to be mentioned here that Kashmir Media Service report shows that thousands of women are among 95,507 Kashmiris, martyred by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel since January 1989 till date.
At least 671 women have been martyred by Indian troops since January 2001 till date.
The report pointed out that the unabated Indian state terrorism rendered 22,912 women widowed.