ISLAMABAD: Hitting out at Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh for declaring those killed in occupied Kashmir by Indian security forces as “terrorists”, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said torturing innocent children and unarmed civilians was terrorism.
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While addressing the SAARC home ministers’ meet in Islamabad, Rajnath Singh had said, “There should be no glorification or eulogising of terrorists as martyrs.”
“There are no good terrorists or bad terrorists. Terrorism is terrorism,” Rajnath Singh had said.
Speaking at the conference Nisar said, “There is a difference between struggle for liberation and terrorism.”
He said that it is more important to respect the fundamental human rights of the people and not suppress legitimate freedom struggle in the name of fight against terrorism.
“No country could crush freedom struggle in the guise of terrorism”, Interior Minister said.
He also said unarmed innocent Kashmiris cannot be shot and tortured in the name of terrorism
Interior Minister further said Pakistan is ready to be a part of dialogue process for peace but in a dignified manner.
He said that overall the SAARC Interior Ministers conference was concluded in the pleasant environment.
The minister said that political issues are not usually discussed in SAARC forum.
He said that being Chairman, the viewpoint of Pakistan was clearly presented in the conference and Pakistan has never closed the doors of negotiations with any country.