Will highlight Kashmir rights violations at UN: Imran
Srinagar, Dec 16: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday while condemning the civilian killings in Pulwama said his country will raise issue of ‘India’s human rights violations in Kashmir and demand the UNSC fulfil its J&K plebiscite commitment.’
“Strongly condemn killing of innocent Kashmiri civilians in Pulwama IOK by Indian security forces. Only dialogue & not violence & killings will resolve this conflict. We will raise issue of India’s human rights violations in IOK & demand UNSC fulfil its J&K plebiscite commitment,” Pak premier tweeted in the aftermath of seven civilian killings in forces’ firing on Saturday.
“Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future,” he said in another tweet.
Earlier, Pakistan administered Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan too strongly condemned the civilian killings in Pulwama district.
“India wants to frighten people of Kashmir and weaken their freedom sentiments but she will never succeed in its designs. The latest wave of brutalities against the innocent people is nothing but a state-sponsored terrorism,” PaK President Masood Khan said.
“Terming the Pulwama killings by government forces as a grave violation of the human rights, he said, “gruesome act of terror has unveiled the brutal face of India.”
“It is high time that the United Nations intervene and establish a commission of inquiry in the light of the recommendation by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to halt Indian state-sponsored terrorism,” he demanded.
“If the international community fails to act swiftly, the concept of human rights, respect for humanity and human dignity will be left irrelevant. The United Nations is duty bound to protect the human rights of the people all over the world and Kashmir is no exception,” he said.