APHC & leaders of political parties urge world community to immediately intervene & resolve lingering Kashmir dispute as per UN Resolutions
ISLAMABAD ( Web News )
The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), leaders of political parties and members of civil society of Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) have urged the world community to immediately intervene and resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute as per United Nations (UN) Resolutions.
Speakers while addressing a sit-in protest organized by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter during outside the United Nations office in Islamabad said that the hosting a tourism working group meeting of G20 countries in Srinagar is part of India’s delusional disinformation campaign that seeks to lend credence to its baseless claims that Kashmir is not an international dispute but an internal matter.
The participants appealed to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to take steps for resolving the Kashmir dispute by giving the Kashmiris their right to self-determination, guaranteed to them by the UN through its resolutions.
The participants urged UN on behalf of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), leaders of political parties and civil society of Azad Jammu Kashmir wishes to draw your immediate attention towards the Indian government’s Machiavellian move to host G20’s working group meeting in the disputed region and its devastating impacts on the Kashmiris’ legitimate political struggle.
The speakers urged the UN to pressure India to withdraw its troops from the territory and repeal the draconian laws including the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Public Safety Act (PSA) and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) also pledged to continue their liberation struggle till its logical conclusion.
The APHC-AJK leadership, led by its convenor Mehmood Ahmed Saghar, presented a memorandum to the United Nations Observers Office in Islamabad to remind the World Body of its obligations on Kashmir dispute and the prevailing worst situation in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The others who spoke on the occasion include Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Syed Faiz Naqasbandi, Shaikh Abdul Mateen, Shameem Shawl, Advocate Parvaiz Ahmed Shah, Manzoor Ahmed Shah, madam Khula Khan, Abdul Rashid Turabi, Dr Khalid Mehmood Khan, Najib Gafoor and others.
The memorandum said the move to host the G20 Summit events in the UN-recognised disputed territory is a part of a multifaceted and multi-front campaign that India’s present-day regime has been waging;
A- To create a confusion around the Kashmir issue.
B- To dilute Kashmir’s international and legal status and strengthen the notion that Kashmir is nothing but its internal matter.
C- To deflect the world’s attention away from the real issue, hiding ground realities and promoting its so-called normalcy narrative.