Use of pallet guns violates int’l standards under UN code of conduct: Tariq Azim


OTTAWA: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Canada Tariq Azim has called upon the international community to stop India from ruthless carnage being carried against innocent Kashmiris in occupied Kashmir.

During a meeting with Secretary General Amnesty International Canada, Alex Neve in Ottawa, he briefed the Secretary General on the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir where hundreds of civilians, especially the youth, are blinded through use of pallet guns by the occupational forces.

Tariq Azim said use of pallet shot guns violates international standards under UN code of conduct.

High Commissioner underlined that Canada is considered as the flag bearer and champion of human rights, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in his forthcoming visit to India, should take up the issue of human right violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.

The Secretary General informed the High Commissioner that Amnesty International will urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take up the human rights violations issue with the Indian government during his visit.


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