Time for UN to act on Kashmir to avert fate of League of Nations: Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK

Birmingham, January 05 (KMS): The United Nations must fulfill its obligations by intervening in conflict between Pakistan and India over Kashmir or else the world body will meet the fate of League of Nations, said Fahim Kayani, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK.

He said this while addressing a conference to mark right to self-determination day in favor of people of Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmiri (IIoJK) in Brimingham.

“The mandate with which the UN was formed was to ensure world peace and if there is any grave threat to world peace, it is due to non-resolution of Kashmir dispute, especially because of non-action by the United Nations,” Kayani told a one-day conference on Why January 5, 1949 is important in the history of Kashmir freedom struggle.

Lamenting inaction by the world body, Kayani said the failure of the League of Nations to avert World War II resulted in its death. The UN must wake up and save the world from a big disaster which can unfold any time, Kayani said.

“The question is why UN is silent” Kayani asked, urging the international community to halt ongoing genocide committed by India in IIoJK.

Afzal Khan MP, Shadow Minster for Justice, told the conference that IIoJK has turned into the highest concentration militarize zone in the world. The British lawmaker said India had brought radical changes in IIoJK since August 05, 2019

Regarding 16 British MEPs letter, he said, “we hope these words are followed by tangible action and that the voices of our Kashmiri brothers and sisters in the US /EU/UK are heard.”

Andrew Gwynne MP, Chair of Labour Friends of Kashmir, said in his message that the right to self-determination as “the most fundamental human right, from which all other rights flow.”

James Daly MP, Chair of Conservative Friends of Kashmir said the actions taken by Indian on Aug. 05, 2019 “constitute a violation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir and bilateral Pakistan-India agreements, such as the 1972 Shimla Agreement and the Lahore Declaration.”

Muhammad Ghalib, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir Europe, said it was important to keep Kashmir into mainstream media.

“Use of media and getting mainstream write and telecast programs about Kashmir is the most important issue,” said Ghalib. The conference was addressed by many other people as well.