Senate passes resolution to hold India accountable for HR violations against Kashmiris » Kashmir Media Service

Islamabad, August 05 (KMS): The Senate of Pakistan today (Wednesday) unanimously passed a resolution calling upon the international community to hold India accountable for its illegal and unilateral actions and human rights violations against the Kashmiri people.

The resolution moved by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi rejected the Indian illegal and unilateral actions of 5th August 2019.

The House asked the international community to pressurize India to adhere to its international Human rights obligations and allow international media, Human Rights organizations and Independent Observers entry into the Indian Illegal Occupied Jammu and Kashmir to investigate and examine the excessive use of force and violence against the Kashmiri people.

Reiterating Pakistan’s full support to the Kashmiri people in their legitimate struggle for right to self-determination, the House demanded the Indian government to immediately lift military siege in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and rescind the illegal and unilateral actions of 5th August 2019. The resolution demanded India to stop its illegal measures to change demographic structure of the occupied territory.

It also called upon India to withdraw nine hundred thousand troops from the territory and give Kashmiri their inalienable right to self-determination.

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