Mirwaiz urges UN to take up strongly abolition of AFSPA with New Delhi, bats for UN access to Kashmir

Mirwaiz said the draconian AFSPA was the main cause of killings in the Valley.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Mar 9 2018 4:21PM | Updated Date: Mar 9 2018 4:26PM
Mirwaiz urges UN to take up strongly abolition of AFSPA with New Delhi, bats for UN access to KashmirPhoto: Aman Farooq/GK

Urging both India and Pakistan to allow access to the United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC) in Kashmir, Hurriyat (M) chairman on Friday urged United Nations to strongly take up with Government of India the issue of abolition of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Kashmir.

Mirwaiz said the draconian AFSPA was the main cause of killings in the Valley.

In his message on social networking website, Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “At #JamaMasjid today-Support UNHRC demand of unconditional access to #Kashmir by Governments of India and Pakistan to assess  the situation and urge the UN to strongly take up with GOI the issue of abolition of draconian #AFSPA ,the main cause of unabated killings in Kashmir”.

 

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