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PM Khan once again to call UN attention towards Indian atrocities in IIOJK

The minister said that the manner in which British parliamentarians discussed the Indian cruelties being committed in IIOJK was highly commendable.

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Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said Prime Minister Imran Khan in his address to the United Nations’ General Assembly today would once again call the UN attention towards atrocities being committed by Indian forces against Kashmiris and minorities.

In a tweet, the minister said that after Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) videos of Indian security forces’ brutalities against Muslims have also surfaced from Assam.

The minister said that the manner in which British parliamentarians discussed the Indian cruelties being committed in IIOJK was highly commendable.

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Afridi briefs HRW’s UN director on Kashmir

Sheharyar Afridi, chairman of the Special Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, briefed the Director United Nations of the Human Rights Watch (HRW), Louis Charbonneau, on the human rights situation in Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) when he met him in New York on Thursday.

The meeting took place on the margins of the 76th session of UN General Assembly.

Human Rights Watch, a prominent international watchdog body, has issued a number of reports critical of India’s human rights abuses in Kashmir, especially after New Delhi’s annexation of the disputed territory.

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Afridi, who is on a visit here, has been meeting human rights activists and organizations, urging them to speak out against the brutalities being committed by Indian security forces against hapless Kashmiris.

Indian war crimes in Kashmir

On January 5, 1949, the United Nations Commission passed a resolution guaranteeing free and fair plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir so that the Kashmiri people could use their right to self-determination.

But, on the contrary, for seventy-two years the people of Jammu and Kashmir still awaits implementation on it. Kashmiris are being subjected to atrocities by Indian occupational forces under Influence of Hindutva ideology.

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Indian occupying forces have been committing massive human rights violations, which is a question mark on the credibility of the united nation. Whereas, these violations have been documented in the international media as well as in two reports by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in 2018 and 2019.

In this regard, once again Pakistan released a comprehensive dossier; which is an eye-opener for the champions of world justice and human rights.

APP with additional input by GVS News Desk

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