Ask New Delhi to stop HR abuses in JK: Mirwaiz tells intl community
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 24: The chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has appealed to the international community to exert pressure on New Delhi to put an immediate halt to human rights violations being allegedly perpetrated by its forces in Jammu Kashmir.
Mirwaiz, who is currently in Geneva, was addressing international seminars, symposiums and debates to highlight Kashmir issue. These events were attended by International personalities, journalists and other dignitaries.
Mirwaiz also hold talks with the Rory Mongoven, Asia Pacific Head for UN Human Rights High Commissioner, and Laura Schulke, Associate International Human Rights watch.
Mirwaiz demanded resolution of Kashmir issue in its real historical perspective and in accordance with the wishes and aspiration of the people of Jammu Kashmir.
Enumerating the efforts of Hurriyat on local, regional and International levels to address the issue, Mirwaiz informed the international community about the human rights violations including custodial killings, arbitrary detentions and torture.
Mirwaiz said the condition of prisoners was contrary to the Geneva conventions and they were denied the basic facilities in the jails. He said youth were kept behind the bars despite courts orders for their release. He alleged that minors too were booked under draconian acts and bundled in jails while as pro-resistance political leaders remain house arrested and curbs were laid on their political activities.
The Hurriyat (M) chairman stressed upon the dignitaries to press the New Delhi to stop human rights violations in Kashmir and ask them to solve the Kashmir issue according the resolutions passed by the UNSC.
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