Hurriyats, HCBA to organize seminars on December 10
WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
Srinagar, Dec 7: Hurriyat Conference (M) is organizing a seminar “Human rights abuses-----double standards at international level?” on the occasion of World Human Rights Day on December 10, at its head office here.
Besides Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq and other leaders, several political thinkers, intellectuals and heads of human rights organizations are scheduled to express their views on the subject.
Meanwhile, a spokesman of the Hurriyat has appealed to the United Nations and other international organizations to focus on resolving all the pending international issues including Kashmir. He demanded immediate halt to human rights abuses in all the parts of globe including Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat (G) is organizing a seminar “Human rights abuses and Kashmir” on December 10—World Human Rights Day—at its Hyderpora office here from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prominent among the invitees to speak on occasion are noted author Arundhati Roy and human rights activist Gautam Navlakha.
The High Court Bar Association is also scheduled to organise a seminar on December 10, on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day at Sadder Court Complex here.
“Prominent intellectuals, academicians, human rights activists members of civil society, lawyers from J&K High court Bar Association and district Bar Associations have been invited to participate in the seminar which will start at 10:30” HCBA said in a statement.
It said the speakers would express their views on various topics including Denial of right of self determination to the people of J&K, a basic violation of United Nations Human Rights Charter; De-militarisation and withdrawal of AFSPA and Disturbed Areas Act from Jammu and Kashmir, a way forward for protection of human rights, Role of lawyers, and members of civil society in promotion and protection of human rights in J&K.
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