FM additionally highlighted that unlawful demographic modifications being undertaken by India in occupied territory
ISLAMABAD (Dunya Information) – Overseas Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday urged the UN Safety Council, and the Secretary-Normal to make concerted efforts to advertise a peaceable settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the related UN Safety Council resolutions and the desires of the Kashmiri folks by totally using the modalities offered for within the UN Constitution.
The Overseas Minister mentioned in a complete letter addressed to the President of the United Nations (UN) Safety Council, President of the UN Normal Meeting, Secretary Normal of the UN, and the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights relating to the alarming state of affairs in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) within the wake of India’s unlawful and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019.
The letter emphasised that the unlawful measures taken by India three years in the past represent a flagrant violation of worldwide regulation together with the UN Constitution and the related UN Safety Council (UNSC) resolutions.
“It factors out that, in accordance with UNSC decision 122 (1957), all of the unilateral actions taken by India on and after 5 August 2019 aren’t solely unlawful however, ipso facto, null and void,” a press launch issued right here by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs mentioned.
The Overseas Minister additionally underscored that as a part of its brutal colonial enterprise to disclaim the appropriate of self-determination to the Kashmiri folks, India has resorted to a collection of unlawful actions, gross and widespread violations of human rights, and different crimes, together with: extra-judicial killings of harmless Kashmiris in pretend encounters; custodial killings and “cordon-and-search” operations; use of pellet weapons to kill, maim and blind peaceable protestors; abduction and enforced disappearances of 15,000 younger Kashmiri boys; incarceration of just about your entire Kashmiri management; and ‘collective punishments,’ with the destruction and burning of whole villages and concrete neighbourhoods.
“Incarceration of just about your entire Kashmiri political management, the brutal and inhumane remedy meted to them, and their sham trials and convictions are amongst India’s makes an attempt to punish Kashmiri leaders looking for freedom by peaceable means.”
He additionally highlighted that the unlawful demographic modifications being undertaken by India within the occupied territory are additionally in gross violation of worldwide regulation together with the 4th Geneva Conference.
The Overseas Minister recalled that the one authorized foundation for the decision of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute is the us resolutions, stipulating that the ultimate disposition of the State of Jammu and Kashmir is to be determined by its folks by the democratic technique of a free and neutral plebiscite carried out below the auspices of the UN.
India should create conducive situations for a significant and result-oriented dialogue to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. To this finish, India should: cease all human rights violations within the occupied Jammu and Kashmir; halt and reverse the unlawful demographic modifications there; and reverse the unlawful and unilateral measures imposed on and after 5 August 2019.
The letter additionally outlined steps that the UN Safety Council, the UN Human Rights Council, the UN Secretary-Normal, the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights and different UN entities can undertake to finish India’s human rights violations in IIOJK and avert the hazard of battle between Pakistan and India.
-Institution of a Fee of Inquiry as advisable by OHCHR’s two Kashmir Stories to analyze the reported human rights violations;
-An up to date evaluation by the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights within the type of a 3rd Kashmir report;
-Appointment of a Particular Rapporteur to deal with the human rights and different dimensions of the state of affairs in IIOJK by the Human Rights Council;
-A go to by the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights to Jammu and Kashmir to guage and report on the state of affairs;
-Examination by the us, HRC, and all related UN our bodies, of the appreciable proof obtainable of India’s human rights violations in IIOJK and creating accountability mechanisms;
-Asking India to launch all Kashmiri political prisoners and the kidnapped youth, and guarantee freedom of expression, motion and affiliation all through the occupied territory.
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