NA condemns grave human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir

18 Dec, 2018 12:02 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Assembly passed a resolution with consensus condemning the grave human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir and urging the international community to play its role in resolving the long-standing issue.

The resolution expressed serious concern over the killing of 14 Kashmiris and injuring of two hundred others by Indian security forces in Pulwama district. It saluted and expressed complete solidarity with brave Kashmiri people who have been engaged in peaceful protests to demand their right to self-determination.

It said the brutal tactics of occupation authorities cannot deter Kashmiris for their genuine demand of freedom. It also welcomed the statement of OIC on the human rights situation in Occupied Kashmir. It urged the government of India to bring an end to all human rights violations and state terrorism, lift the restrictions on press and internet and give the rights to people in Occupied Kashmir.

The resolution reiterated that Pakistan will continue providing diplomatic, moral and political support to Kashmiris in their just struggle for freedom.

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The House also passed a unanimous resolution condemning the atrocities and killings of innocent children at Army Public School Peshawar and reiterated to implement National Action Plan comprehensively. Both resolutions were moved forward by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan.

Taking the floor, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif said the nation is united to defeat the menace of terrorism. He said the tragic incident of terrorist attack on Army Public School in Peshawar in 2014 brought the whole nation together to curtail this scourge. Pakistan Army launched successful operations against the hideouts of terrorists and successfully neutralized them. He said our valiant security forces have made the country a cradle of peace due to their uncountable sacrifices.

Shahbaz Sharif expressed grave concern over the killing of 14 Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir in the latest act of violence by the Indian security forces. He said the bloodbath of Kashmiris has been going on for decades and the criminal silence of international community on this issue is perplexing.

He demanded the government to bring a solid policy to force India to stop its bloodshed in the held valley and give Kashmiris their right to self-determination. He assured opposition’s full support to the government on this issue.

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