OIC condemns denial of right to choose burial rights of Gilani, communication blockade

Jeddah, Sept 03 (KMS): The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), one of the principal organs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the Indian government’s denial of right to choose burial rites and site of the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani.

The organization tweeted, “OIC-IPHRC strongly condemns action of Indian Govt to deny right to choose burial rites and site for Syed Ali Gilani, an iconic Kashmiri leader, who over 7 decades peacefully supported human rights & freedoms of Kashmiri Muslims including their right to self-determination as enshrined UNSC Resolutions.”

The organization further, condemned the Indian government’s action of imposing communication blockade in Jammu and Kashmir by snapping internet “by snapping internet, imposition of curfew/restrictive lockdown limiting freedom of movement and assembly of Kashmiris to deny them to peacefully mourn and bid farewell to their beloved leader.”