Indian atrocities in Kashmir getting exposed before world: Qureshi
GENEVA (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said on Tuesday that Indian atrocities and barbarism in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) are getting exposed before the world.
In his video message, who is representing Pakistan at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the foreign minister welcomed the statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet regarding Indian tyranny in IoK, adding that saying it is very encouraging.
Shah mehmood Qureshi said that the session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva today discussed the security clampdown, restoration of basic rights and lifting the curfew in the IoK and it also demanded to terminate communications blackout there.
A day earlier, FM Qureshi reached Geneva to present the case of innocent Kashmiris at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council.
Talking to the media, the foreign minister said that the meeting of UN Human Rights Council will start today. “The statement of High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Occupied Kashmir is very encouraging in which she demanded the lifting of curfew, opening of communication system and rehabilitation of basic human rights of Kashmiris. Today the UNHRC has said what we have been saying since long,” he said.
Foreign Minister said that he will get an opportunity to highlight the Kashmir point of view before the international human rights organizations in the next two days. “Today the world is witnessing that the Indian atrocities is being exposed slowly in IOJ&K,” he said.
On the sidelines of the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will also hold meetings with leaders of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
On the other hand, curfew and restrictions – imposed from August 5 – have been further tightened to prevent Muharram processions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) as normal life affected on the 37th consecutive day, today.
The commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of Srinagar were completely sealed with concertina wires placed at all entry points and two major arterial stretches, MA Road and Residency Road, to restrict public movement.