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KC-EU calls UN to stop abuses of human rights in IHK

 Ali RAza Syed

Brussels, Belgium:(APS)September 2, 2016-Chairman Kashmir Council Europe Mr Ali Raza Syed raised issue of violation of human rights of Kashmiris at office of United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) in Brussels. The meeting of Mr Ali Raza Syed with Acting Representative of regional office of UN OHCHR Mr Paul d’Auchamp took place in the Belgium’s capital city on Friday.

Putting the issue of use of pellet guns which caused blindness of more than four hundred people in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), Mr Ali Raza Syed called United Nation to stop severe abuses of human rights in the held valley.

Expressing serious concerns on Indian behavior with the oppressed people of Kashmir, Chairman Kashmir Council EU asked UN to take necessary and immediate steps for assessment of a large scale human rights abuses in IHK.

He also asked for stronger condemnation of UN against use of pellet guns and possible use of “PAVA” weapons against the innocent and unarmed protesters in Kashmir.

Chairman Kashmir Council EU also called upon United Nation to appoint special representative for Kashmir in order to assess the situation in IHK closely.

He called for additional humanitarian aid in the form of doctors and equipment specially facilities in eye surgery as eyes of hundreds of people have been damaged by the security forces.

Ali Raza Syed also raised questions in context of draconian laws in IHK and possible trial of culprits involved in human rights violation in the valley at the international court of justice.

Putting query on two nuclear states of India and Pakistan, he also expressed serious concerns over possible use of nuclear weapons by one side or the other.

Chairman Kashmir Council EU invited the acting representative of regional office of UN OHCHR to attend an upcoming conference during Kashmir EU-Week in Brussels.

According to a Press Release, the meeting of Mr Ali Raza Syed with the UN’s official is part of Kashmir Council EU diplomatic campaign in order to highlight Indian atrocities against the oppressed people of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). The Council already launched a three day camp on Wednesday in front of European Union (EU)’s External Action Service’s Office (At Schuman) in the capital of Belgium. A one-million signature move by the council in favour of Kashmiris is also on-going in the different countries of Europe.

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