The convention on Kashmir was coordinated by the Pakistan High Commission London another day to emphasize Kashmir solidarity day that was observed each year on October 27.They also discussed the present worst human rights situation and humanitarian crisis in Indian occupied Kashmir because the siege of inhabited valley from Indian occupation forces on August 5.
The British Pakistani and Kashmiri community, Parliamentarians, legal fraternity, cross part of their civic society, representatives of human rights associations,and press persons attended the convention.He traced the genesis of this continuing humanitarian catastrophe and stated that Kashmir problem was back on the global radar in the aftermath of illegal activities taken by the Indian BJP administration on August 5,2019.
The standing of longstanding global dispute of Kashmir has been transformed in blatant breach of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, which guaranteed Kashmiris right to self determination under UN-supervised that the plebiscite,he commented.Zakaria said that the siege and the ensuring humanitarian catastrophe necessitated response in international community such as the United Kingdom.
The High Commissioner stated that given the Indian forces track record of atrocities and crimes against humanity, it wasn’t beyond understanding that the tales of tragedies of families might begin to surface in due course because media, human rights activists or even the relatives have zero access to Kashmiris under siege from IoK.
He understood that there were many crimes against humanity, perpetrated by the Indian occupation forces, for example tens of thousands of massacres since 1989, mass rape of Kashmir girls of Kunan, Pashpora,issue of”Half widows”, mass-produced and bodily tortures, all recorded by the international human rights associations.
Zakaria also emphasized that connivance,manipulation in demarcation of borders and deceit were the motives behind the invention of the Kashmir dispute.He offered several examples to the effect from the novels of renowned writers Alastair Lamb, Victoria Schofield and Sir Christopher Beaumont.High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria reasoned the Kashmir dispute,that was a political dilemma, has assumed a number of different measurements like human rights, safety and socio-economic influence on the improvised individuals of the area.
This is exactly what Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was imagining the global community about because August 5,2019, he commented.He highlighted that it was important for the entire world to understand more about the human catastrophe in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir until it’s too late.
In his discussion, Dr.Nazir Gillani, President Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) clarified the genesis of Kashmir problem and wake of this partition in 1947.He talked about the legal framework where far the Kashmir dispute was discussed and dealt with by the UN and different countries such as US, UK and many others.
He predicted end to human right abuses in Indian occupied Kashmir and execution of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir allowing people of Kashmir to determine their future fate via a UN-sponsored plebiscite.In his comments British Barrister of global celebrity and former UN Rapporteur on Human Rights, Ben Emmerson QC talked on the gross human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir in the light of several recorded reports and highlighted on the legal responsibility of crimes in IOK.
He said Kashmir was confronting a one of a kind and potential existential crisis.He also deplored the paradoxical irony it was just when the human rights situation gets worse that the entire world starts paying attention to it.Despite documented proof, Emmerson added that planet had turned a blind eye on the glaring atrocities against Kashmiri men and women.
He refuted Indian story of Kashmir being an internal thing and termed it for a Nazi shield against human rights abuses.He said Kashmir is obviously an global crisis.He also refuted Indian claims of the murdered in IOK as terrorists also stated that the International People’s Tribunal Report of mass graves demonstrated them to be native Kashmiris by analyzing their DNA.He noticed that nobody wanted to observe the military solution as a result of the grave effects pointed out by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Summing up Emmerson stated that given the disproportionate presence ofArmy in Indian held Kashmir, native people can’t obtain the right to self-determination through battling, so under the conditions, it was critical for the global community to intervene and solve the conflict. He promised the Kashmiris he stands together.
In her comments, Ms.Anthea Mclntyre MEP encouraged to prevent immunity of Indian forces kind prosecution for crimes.she known upon most of EU nations to condemn what had been occurring in IOK.She inquired how India could anticipate to become a permanent member of UNSC when its human rights record has been indeed dreadful.She added that UK wants commerce with India but not in the cost of individual rights, which can be overly higher cost.
The MEP remembered her recent trip to Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir where she listened to the heart rending tales of the victims of Indian shooting along the LOC.
Another speakers also underline the plight of individuals of Indian occupied Kashmir and atrocities being committed on the defenseless Kashmirirs there who have been battling to get their birthright to self determination promised to them from the UNSC.
They called for a quick end along with the siege of IOK by occupation forces and implementation of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir for prosperity and peace in the area.