In a statement, Sehrai said the protocol to use any crowd control weapons around the world is to aim at the legs to disperse the demonstrators.
“But in Kashmir the paramilitaries and the police have been deliberately firing into faces and heads to kill. Is the Indian state and world community in particular including the UN happy to kill and blind a generation,” he asked.
Sehrai said the protest against India’s rule over Kashmir is neither new nor surprising. “…in fact the resentment of broken promises and the brutality of the state’s response is equally familiar.”