LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called for an investigation into the “brutalities and atrocities committed by Indian occupation forces”, protection of Kashmiris fundamental rights and implementation of UN Resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.
In separate letters to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, he also called for a fair inquiry into the execution of Burhan Muzaffar Wani in cold blood, Radio Pakistan reported on Wednesday-33rd consecutive day of mass civil uprising in Kashmir.
The Pakistan Prime Minister urged the United Nations Secretary General and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to make efforts to end the “persistent violation of the basic human rights of people in Indian occupied Kashmir”.
He also urged them to implement UN Security Council Resolutions which provide for Self Determination of the Kashmiri people through a fair and impartial plebiscite.
The Pakistan Prime Minister said, “over 50 deaths and 3500 injuries have taken place, out of which 400 are critical.”
“Many innocent Kashmiris had lost their eyesight due to pellet guns used by Indian forces against peaceful protestors,” the report quoting Pak PM said.
“The use of illegitimate and excessive force against innocent civilians protesting peacefully over extrajudicial killings is a blatant violation of a range of fundamental rights.”
Sharif said the situation is a “clear manifestation of Indian state terrorism to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle for their inalienable right to Self Determination”.
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