Geneva protest seeks end to HR violations in kashmir

 The protest held on the sidelines of the UN human rights council’s meeting in Geneva was addressed by Fahim Kayani President Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK, Mehmood Sharif President Tehreek-e-Kashmir Europe Italy, Ejaz Ahmed Tahir President Tehreek-e-Kashmir Europe Switzerland, Ch Zahid Iqbal President South Zone Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK, Raja Saeed uz Zaman Secretary General PTI Switzerland, prominent Sikh leader Karan Singh and several others. While exposing Indian brutalities in the disputed territory the speakers sought the world community’s urgent attention towards the impending humanitarian crisis in Kashmir that has been reeling under heightened violence, state repression and undeclared military siege for more than a year now.

Referring to the deteriorating political and human rights situation in the held territory they said that the Modi-led fascist regime has broken all records of barbarism, brutality and deception in held Kashmir.

Calling for an immediate cession of violent actions and withdrawal of all actions taken by the BJP government since 5th August 2019, they said that under the Modi regime people in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir have faced a deepening human rights crisis.

Urging the international community to help end the vicious cycle of state violence in the region they said, “It is high time that the world community should play its role and influence the government of India stop violence and pave a way for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute that has cause and consequence of tension in the region”.

The protesters were shouting full throat slogans ” one slogan one track go India go back”, ” stop human rights violations in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) and ” we want freedom”. On the occasion, President TeK United Kingdom Raja Fahim Kayani said that the Indian army has been committing crimes against humanity in IIOJ&K and there is no any political activist safe following the cold-blooded murder of human rights defender and prominent Kashmiri lawyer Babar Qadri who was assassinated by Indian secret agency at his home in a broadly light.

“People of IIOJ&K must be given right of self-determination without any further delay for the implementation of United Nations resolutions which are the foundation and milestone to guide for the durable solution of IIOJ&K,” Kayani added.
President TeK UK Kayani further said that TeK Europe and the UK will continue such type of anti-India rallies across Europe to put pressure on India to allow Kashmiris to decide about their political future. President TeK Europe and Italy Mahmood Sharif said that the world must come forward with a permanent solution on Kashmir to make South Asia tension and war free.
President TeK Switzerland Ejaz Ahmed Tahir said Kashmiris want to decide about their political future by themselves. India has damaged their property and agriculture.
President TeK UK South Zone Zahid Iqbal said that Kashmiris have been giving matchless sacrifices for the noble cause of freedom for a long saying India has to give the right of vote to the people of (IIOJ&K).
Iqbal further said that IIOJ&K people are not alone in their struggle and we assure them that our hearts beat with them from Europe to UK and freedom is right of Kashmiri people which can’t be denied.
“World is witnessing Covid-19 lockdown but people in IIOJ&K have been witnessing double lockdown since August 5, 2019 which is an injustice and worst kind of basic human rights violation that can be stopped by the UN. Iqbal further said people of IIOJ&K only want freedom from the illegal rule of India and the day come when IIOJ&K people will be living independently without any fear.