ISLAMABAD:(APS)October 8, 2016-Joint session of the parliament on Friday unanimously passed a resolution urging the international community to carry out an independent investigation into gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.
The resolution moved by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz also called upon the world community to play its role in getting stopped the Indian brutalities in Kashmir which has claimed the lives of about one hundred and ten people and pellet injuries to several hundred others. It saluted the courage and valiance of Kashmiri people for continuing their freedom movement against worst kinds of Indian oppression.
The resolution also expressed concerns over the detention of Hurriyat leaders and human rights activists and urged the Indian government to release them. It strongly deplored the draconian laws which has created an environment of impunity for Indian occupying forces.
It rejected Indian claims that occupied Kashmir is an integral part of India recalling it is a disputed territory on the agenda of the United Nations. It urged the Indian government to immediately stop terrorizing the people and fulfil its commitment regarding international and humanitarian laws.
The resolution while condemning the repeated ceasefire violations by India applauded the unwavering commitment of armed forces for the defense of the country.
The resolution reiterated Pakistan’s desire for result-oriented dialogue with India for resolution of all outstanding disputes including that of Jammu and Kashmir.
Speaking in the Joint Session of the parliament Senator Taji Haider said the government should pursue an aggressive diplomacy in order to get Indian brutalities stopped in Occupied Kashmir. Voicing concerns over the situation in the held valley, he said India is resorting provocation to deflect attention from the real issues.
Ghazi Ghulab Jamal said that Pakistan should expose the terrorist face of India before the world community. He said as India is engaged in war mongering, it must now that the tribal people are ready to spill blood for the defence of the country.
Chaudhry Tanvir Khan said UN should fulfill its responsibility regarding the resolution of lingering Kashmir dispute. He said the Muslim countries should show unity on the plight of defenseless Kashmiri people.
Kamil Ali Agha said freedom movement in Kashmir has taken a new turn and it is not possible for the oppressive Indian troops to suppress the voice of Kashmiri people.
Usman Kakar said the entire nation is united on the resolution of Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
Rehman Malik regretted the non-implementation of UN resolutions on Kashmir dispute. He said India is exporting terrorism to Pakistan to sabotage multi billion dollars China Pakistan economic corridor project.
Sherry Rehman pointed out there is unprecedented uprising in occupied Kashmir due to Indian brutalities. She said there is no military solution to Kashmir dispute but the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people should be respected.