Earlier, FM Qureshi presented the case of oppressed Kashmiris in UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.
While addressing the 42nd session of UNHRC, the minister said highlighted the highlighted the Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). He mentioned that India has converted the whole valley into a jail, and Kashmiris are being imprisoned without any offense.
“India is refusing to give the right of self determination to the people of the occupied valley. Journalists and neutral observers are also highlighting the atrocities being committed there,” he maintained. “India is committing human rights violations in the valley which has exposed the true face of the so-called democratic country,” he added.
Kashmir not an internal affair of India
The foreign minister categorically stated that the long dispute of the IOK was not an internal affair of India.
“Today, I have knocked on the doors of the Human Rights Council
, the repository of the world’s conscience on human rights, to seek justice and respect for the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
“We must not allow this august body to be embarrassed on the world stage. As a founding member of this Council, Pakistan feels morally and ethically bound to prevent this from occurring,” he said.