Mirwaiz seeks OIC support
Srinagar, Sep 27: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said it was unfortunate that the fact-finding mission of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) was not allowed by Government of India to visit Jammu and Kashmir.
“Not allowing the OIC fact-finding mission to JK is a self speaking testimony of India’s stubbornness. People of JK have always remained victims of international neglect and double standard of the powerful nations. The preventive diplomacy of the international institutions has also remained silent about the pain and suffering of our people. But I thank OIC for adopting numerous resolutions in support of our genuine aspiration,” he said in an address at an OIC function.
Mirwaiz called for the support of OIC fraternity “to bring an end to the atmosphere of uncertainty, repression and denial of fundamental freedom.” “We are part of the global family and as such we deserve your proactive role in ending our agony and pain,” he said.
Mirwaiz said he was there to convey the collective pain of the people of J&K. “We became victims of cold war political dynamics after 1957 and at present our struggle for self determination is misrepresented and misinterpreted by those who have deprived us of our basic right to self determination,” he said, adding that a line has to be drawn between a struggle to self determination and terrorism.
“We condemn terrorism in all its hues and shades. Let it be known to the entire world that Kashmiris want a peaceful resolution of the conflict. Kashmiris only want redemption of their pledged right of self determination in the United Nations charter, Geneva conventions, and the International covenant on the Economic and social rights and the international agreements reached at the United Nations security council between India and Pakistan,” the Mirwaiz said.
He said: “The Kashmir struggle was peaceful but the terror of the state has continuously haunted it and between 2008 to 2010 more than 125 young protestors were killed in cold blood by the state forces.”
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