Kashmiris observe Human Rights Day as Black Day
ISLAMABAD: The Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and worldwide are observing World Human Rights Day as Black Day, on Tuesday, to draw the attention of the international community towards the worsening human rights situation in occupied Kashmir.
Call for observance of the day has been given by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani.
The day is marked with complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir to condemn blatant human rights violations by India.
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Syed Ali Gilani in a statement said in view of the growing repression against the Kashmiri people by Indian rulers, the responsibility of the international community has increased manifold to play its active and effective role in settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions.
PM Imran urges world to play role in ending India forces’ atrocities in Kashmir
Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to end gross abuses and atrocities being inflicted in Occupied Kashmir by the Indian Occupation forces.
In a series of tweets on Tuesday morning, he said on International Human Rights Day, we must appeal to world conscience, to upholders of international law and to the UNSC to act against illegal annexation of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian government.
The prime minister also condemned occupying Indian government’s siege of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir ongoing for four months.
He said international community must end human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.
PM Imran Khan said we salute the brave Kashmiris struggling for their right to self-determination.
The Prime Minister resolve that inspired by the ideals preached by our Prophet [PBUH] especially in his last sermon and duties enshrined in our constitution my government is committed to protection of human rights for all citizens without discrimination.