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Pakistan denounces firing of pellets on Muharram processions in IIOKJ

Pakistan denounces firing of pellets on Muharram processions in IIOKJ
August 31, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has strongly denounced firing of pellets and tear gas shells on Muharram procession in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIJO&K). According to a statement, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the indiscriminate targeting of civilians with pellet guns, causing excessive and permanent injuries and even deaths in IIOJK, is a clear violation of human rights and humanitarian law. "India is in clear violation of the UN Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials and the UN Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials," he maintained. The FO spokesperson said that the BJP leadership must realize that it is directly responsible for these illegal actions of the Indian occupation forces. He urged the international community to take urgent cognizance of these egregious human rights violations in IIOJK and use all tools at its disposal to hold India accountable for its illegal actions. Zahid Hafeez said that India must be made to fully comply with its international legal obligations. it is pertinent to mention here that dozens of Kashmiris have reportedly been seriously injured due to the illegal and indiscriminate use of pellets firing.