India is committing crimes against humanity in Kashmir: WKAF, KDC:

Apr 30, 2024 | Kashmir Coverage (General News)

Daily Parliament Times | Altaf Hamid Rao

WASHINGTON: Washington DC-based The World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF) and the Kashmir Diaspora Coalition (KDC) has categorically accused India of committing crimes against humanity in Indian Illegally occupied Jammu Kashmir state.

“Addressing an emergency meeting hosted in Washington DC late Sunday on the ongoing crimes against humanity currently being committed by the fascist, Hindutva-led Indian government in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir in its forced and illegal Occupation, seasoned Kashmir Free struggle leaders belonging to both of the host organisations – – WKAF and KDC emphasized the need highlight the current Indian government’s disregard of international human rights law and the Geneva Conventions in IIOJK, as pertaining to its targeted assassination policy throughout the globe”, our Special Jammu and Kashmir state Correspondent Altaf Hamid Rao reports.

Expressing horror at this heinous crime, WKAF Secretary-General and KDC Board member Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai resolutely stated “We stand in complete solidarity with the people of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir no matter what the cost. We will not be intimidated,” the message said

Mirroring that sentiment, President of WKAF and KDC, Dr. Ghulam Nabi Mir, stated “We call on the international community to censure the Indian governments for its illegal and immoral actions in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.”

Dr. Mubeen Shah, Senior Vice President of KDC said that we, at KDC, are committed to the principles of a free, democratic world. We believe in rigorous scholarship, facts supported by evidence and justice for all peoples. Since the Modi-led BJP government came into power in India, it has systematically silenced any opposition to its rule both domestically and internationally”

Dr. Farhan Chak, Secretary General of KDC said that we would like to bring to the world’s attention the havoc India is wreaking in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir as it continues to commit grievous human rights violations, including murders and illegal detentions of those who resist the oppressive regime.

“The international community is urged to confront the fascist BJP government of India, especially while it aggressively hunts down defenseless asylum seekers, refugees, political activists, academics, international students, human rights defenders and journalists,” said Dr. Imtiaz Khan.

Muzzammil Ayub Thakur urged the Human rights groups in all law-abiding countries to confront and sanction the Indian regime for its blatant disregard for international human rights law.

And Zafar Qureishi urged the Indian military to immediately leave the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir and go back to their own bases in their own country at once.

Earlier while referring to the introduction of the Kashmiris World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF), it was told on this occasion that founded in 2005, the World Kashmir Awareness Forum is a Washington, DC-based 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization focused on providing information on the conflict in Kashmir, and advocating for Kashmiris in the region and throughout the diaspora. To accomplish its mission, WKAF produces, aggregates, and amplifies news articles relevant to the region. It organizes and participates in demonstrations and rallies and engages in advocacy efforts for the diplomatic, civic, religious, human, and political rights of Kashmiris in the Indian-occupied Kashmir. It produces and posts YouTube videos and engages with the world on Instagram, Meta, and X.