Allow ICRC to probe missing, unmarked mass graves in Kashmir: APDP to Govt
Srinagar, Dec 28: The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons Tuesday demanded that government must allow International Committee of Red Cross to investigate the cases of disappearances and unmarked mass graves.
At a sit in protest here in SK Park, the members of the APDP were carrying placards, banners and snaps of their missing beloved ones.
Patron of the APDP, Parvez Imroz said, “Government should shun its policy of callousness, indifference and arrogance and allow an independent and impartial probe into all the cases of enforced disappearances and all the unmarked graves.” He said government should allow the ICRC to exercise its global mandate of investigating the cases of disappearances and unmarked mass graves.
Reposing faith in ICRC he said that the committee is professionally neutral and capable organization to carry out an unbiased and thorough investigation. “An ICRC led probe in no way will infringe on the sovereignty of government of India. It will help in establishing truth about those disappeared and those buried in these unmarked graves,” he said. He asked the state government how long the families of disappeared persons shall wait to know the whereabouts of their loved ones.
“Why is government of India afraid of truth? How long will government of India continue to suppress facts?,” he said.
The family members of those who were killed allegedly in fake encounter at Michel, also took part in the sit-in.
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