Since August 5th, when the Indian government revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), tensions among Indians and Pakistanis have spilled over to Twitter.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has since accused the Indian government of “ethnic cleansing” of the Muslim-majority region. Khan claimed that revocation of Article 370 was an attempt to “change demography of Kashmir”.
However Indian Muslim politicians have been quick to shut down the religious approach being applied to the conflict. Salman Nizami, a Muslim politician affiliated with Indian National Congress said:
He further questioned why were Pakistanis not concerned about the persecution of Uighur Muslims by China.