KC-EU praises UN’s HR Commissioner’s statement on Kashmir

September 11, 2018

BRUSSELS: The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Ali Raza Syed has praised fresh statement of new United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights on issue of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.

New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on has called on India to take meaningful action on addressing issues highlighted in the UN report on human rights violations in Kashmir.

In a written statement, the former Chilean president who succeeded Zeid Raad al Hussain as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights this month, emphasizing on right to equal justice and dignity for the people of Kashmir said, “In Kashmir, our recent report on the human rights situation has not been followed up with meaningful improvements, or even open and serious discussions on how the grave issues raised could be addressed.”

Welcoming her statement, chairman’s KC-EU said, there should be an international investigation into human rights violations in IHK specially UN should play its role for prevention of the violations.

All the criminals involved in human rights violations in Kashmir should also be trailed through the international court of law, Ali Raza Syed maintained.

The international investigation into severe violence in IHK was a long-lasting demand of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Ali Raza Syed called for final political solution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute through meaningful dialogue that includes the people of Kashmir. INP