Afridi asks UN, OIC to settle Kashmir issue before it is past the point of no return


Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Afridi has urged the planet bodies, including the United Nations and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to act immediately to assist save the suffering humanity in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) before it’s too late.

“I fear there’ll be no Kashmir to save lots of in two years’ time if Indian demographic terrorism isn’t stopped because the regime in Jammu and Kashmir is fast changing the demography of IIOJK and Indian genocide of Kashmiri people is touching new highs,” said Mr. Afridi while speaking at a special in-camera meeting of the committee persisted Sunday to brief the visiting delegation of the OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC).

The 12-member delegation has been in Pakistan since last week and on Saturday it visited the road of Control (LoC) for a firsthand account of things along the heavily militarized line within the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.

According to a politician handout issued by the National Assembly Secretariat, Mr. Afridi regretted that the United Nations had been unable to resolve the problems of Kashmir and Palestine for an extended time.

He said humanity was bleeding in IIOJK but the planet was a silent spectator. He apprised the visiting delegation that demographic changes were happening in IIOJK and 4.1 million new domiciles had been issued to non-Kashmiris brought from mainland India which was a violation of the Indian constitution also.

The chairman of the committee said the Indian regime was implementing genocide tools and wasn’t providing medical facilities to the freedom-loving jailed Kashmiris.

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He said the illegal occupation regime of India was violating the essential rights of freedom of speech and any Kashmiri writing anything on digital media was being put behind bars under the notorious Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Mr. Afridi urged the UN and therefore the world to awaken from deep slumber and spring into action to assist the Kashmiri people.

He said that each political party of the country took part in elections recently held in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He said that recently Kashmir Premier League had been launched to assist showcase the talent of the Kashmiri youth.

Senator Mushahid Hussain of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said that despite their political differences, all parties stood together on the problems of Palestine, Kashmir, nuclear program, and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said The NY Times had reported that thanks to Indian oppression, 500,000 people had been sent jobless and $5 billion had been lost.

He suggested that the OIC must use the 3rd country to assist raise the Kashmir issue at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the model of Rohingya genocide.

Dr. Waleed Rasool, the top of the Kashmir Committee’s planning board on Academia, briefed the delegates on the “demographic terrorism” being committed by the Indian occupational regime in IIOJK. He said the Indian government had waged a war against Kashmiris.

Quoting Indian official data, Dr. Waleed said that India was manipulating the info to show Muslim-majority Kashmir into a Hindu-majority state by using all unethical means at its disposal.

Speaking on the occasion, the head of the visiting delegation Dr. Mohamed Saeed Abdullah said that despite the Covid-19 situation, the IPHRC decided to undertake this visit thanks to the rising human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

“We also issued a report after our first visit to Jammu and Kashmir and this is often our follow-up to look at the updated situation in Kashmir. it’s quite different visiting the Kashmiri areas and reading stories about the suffering of the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” he added.

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