Islamabad: All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has urged the world to take cognizance of the plight of people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) who have been deprived of all basic rights by India.
According to Kashmir Media Service, APHC-AJK senior leader Ghulam Muhammad Safi in a statement issued in Islamabad on the occasion of Human Right Day, said not even a single among 30 basic human rights enlisted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights exists in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
On the worsening situation of human rights in the occupied territory, he said Kashmiris are being mercilessly killed, tortured and humiliated for demanding their right to self determination in a United Nations-recognised disputed territory.
Senior leader of APHC-AJK Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in his statement in Islamabad said in spite of the United Nations commitment to uphold, protect and promote the human rights of every individual and nation, the articles of its Charter and manifesto are being violated and undermined by some selfish members of the World Body.
Denouncing strongly India’s colonial rule and settler-policy, extension of Indian laws, changing delimitation rules, issuing domicile certificates of Kashmir to the Indian citizens and confiscating inherited and legal properties of the natives in Jammu and Kashmir, and continuing her horrible rule by killings , persecutions and imprisonment of the people to change the Muslim majority character of the region ,
He equally lamented the worst human rights conditions in Palestine and strongly denounced Zionist rulers and their supporters in the UN.
Meanwhile, other APHC-AJK leaders, including, Gen Secretary Sheikh Abdul Mateen, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Altaf Hussain Wani, Imtiyaz Ahmed Wani, Syed Aijaz Rehmani, Shameen Shawl, Advocate Parvaiz Ahmed Shah, Zahid Safi, Mushtaq Ahmed Butt, Muhammad Sultan Butt, Zahid Ashraf, Javed Ahmed Butt, Gulshan Ahmad, Qazi Muhammad Imran, and Uzair Ahmad Ghazali in their statements urged the world powers to take notice of the plight of the Kashmir people.
They appealed to nations, organisations and people all over the world, who believe in the supremacy of human rights and human dignity, to support the Kashmiris in their just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.