Resolve K-issue peacefully: HCBA to India, Pak
Srinagar, Nov 22: The High Court Bar Association has urged India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through peaceful means in accordance with the United Nations resolutions dated.
Addressing a conference on “National Consultation on Human Rights” held under the auspices of Human Rights Law Network in New Delhi, HCBA general secretary, G N Shaheen appealed to the international community to call upon India and Pakistan to resolve this long pending dispute to create a peaceful atmosphere in the sub-continent for economic development, lasting peace and security in the region.
He said India and Pakistan were two insatiable hostile nuclear neighboring countries and the Kashmir conflict had inherent dangerous potential to force both countries in a nuclear clash, which will result in catastrophe in the South Asia.
“The pendency of the Kashmir issue is a cause of conflict in the sub-continent with international ramifications and a cause of blood shed in Kashmir,” he added.
Filmmaker, Sanjay Kak and Journalist, Iftikhar Geelani were the co-speakers in the panel discussion with the HCBA General Secretary.
Shaheen alleged that the armed forces were committing human rights violations in Kashmir.
He said that revocation of AFSPA, Disturbed Areas Act, PSA and other draconian laws could minimize the sufferings of the people till the resolution of the Kashmir dispute is finally reached.
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