Robin Walker – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Robin Walker on 2014-07-15.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made about human rights and the humanitarian situation in Kashmir in the last year.

Mr Hugo Swire

We are aware of allegations of human rights abuses on both sides of the Line of Control in Kashmir. We are clear that such allegations of human rights abuses must be investigated thoroughly, promptly and transparently. We regularly raise our concerns through our High Commissions in Islamabad and Delhi as appropriate.