Civil societies of Europe asked to prevent rights violations by India in IIOJK

Brussels, February 07 (KMS): Speakers at a webinar have asked the civil societies of the European Union to play their effective role to stop human rights violations in Indian illegal occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The webinar was organized by Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) in connection with solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

The event was addressed by Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe Ali Raza Syed, Mushaal Mullick and European journalists and historians including Mikulas Krivansky, Endre Barcs, Ewite Klei, Ms. Claire Badwell and Ms. Sheni.

Policy Analyst and Academic personality from UK Sadia Mir moderated the webinar.

Chairman KC-EU said, we have already started awareness campaign on the Kashmir issue in Europe. He said, there is a need of public awareness about the atrocities against the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chairperson Peace and Culture Organization Mushaal Hussain Mullick who is wife of noted Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik said, it is about seven years, she could meet her husband due to restrictions imposed by the Indian government. She said, fake encounters committed by the security forces have been increased and Kashmiri youth are being targeted in the encounters. She demanded the International community to stop youth genocide through fake encounters.

Mikulas Krivansky, a Slivakian born Hungarian journalist, said, we should write about the difficulties and rights of people of Kashmir. “We can use the media to raise the issue.” He supported the rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Another Hungarian journalist based in Brussels said, people of occupied Kashmir are being targeted under Modi government.

Claire Badwell Human Rights Activist said, people working for human rights should jointly work to stop the human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir. She said, people of Jammu and Kashmir should be given right to participate in the plebiscite to decide their political future.

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