Honouring India’s PM in UAE sparks wave of condemnation
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Arab Emirates's highest civilian honour despite his country’s involvement in human rights violations against the Muslim-majority Kashmir region.
The move came only one week after the Indian government’s decision to revoke the special status accorded to Indian-administered Kashmir in its constitution.
The award has sparked outrage among rights activists who blamed the UAE rulers for ignoring the suffering of thousands of Muslims living in Indian-administered Kashmir. Read more