Pakistan urges world to take cognizance of sexual crimes in IIOJK

Islamabad, June 19 (KMS): As the world is observing the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, today, Pakistan has urged international community to take cognizance of the sexual crimes against people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

In a statement on the occasion, Foreign Office Spokesperson, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry also called upon India to respect its international obligations, especially those related to the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and the 4th Geneva Convention.

The spokesperson said, this day reaffirms the principle of universality of all human rights, which apply equally in the conflict areas and occupied territories.

He said, “On this day, we must not forget the brave people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, who have been facing egregious human rights violations at the hands of Indian occupation forces.

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