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“Prolonged curfew” Shortage of food and medicine humanitarians Organizations pay attention on IOK situation : Altaf Hussain Wani

GENEVA: The deteriorating situation of Human Rights is echoed in the Geneva Press club where more than 60 participants of Kashmiri and Pakistani origin participated in the seminar “ Kashmir under Siege” organized by Kashmiri delegation participating 42nd Human Rights session in Geneva. Explaining the worsening situation of Human Rights in Kashmir, Mr. Altaf Hussain Wani Chairman Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) stated that world has to pay attention on the impending humanitarian crises in the besieged valley of Kashmir. Due to prolonged curfew, there is shortage of food items, medicines and baby food and urged the humanitarian organizations to intervene to support people of Kashmir. Scores of British Kashmiri and Pakistanis showed their commitment and solidarity with curfew  people of Kashmir. Mushtaq Ahmed a British Kashmiri stressed to take immediate actions and requested people to boycott Indian goods to register their protest. Master Karan Singh, British Kashmiri Sikh community leader shared the grief of Kashmiris and stated that he believes that his homeland will see the freedom from occupation soon. He lauded the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for opening up of Katarpur corridor for pilgrims and criticized on the lack of interest from government of India to him shows the lack of interest of India.
Raja Najabat, Chairman Jammu Kashmir self-determination movement international while appreciating the organizers shared that his organization will keep lobbying for the people of Kashmir in Europe and other countries for their just right. Amjad Yousaf Executive Director KIIR stressed on the enhanced role of diaspora and shared that the the issue of human rights violation will be raised with full voice in 42nd session of Human Rights Council. Rana Bashrat Human Rights activist from United Kingdom thanked all the participants and urged them to take leading role in raising voices of people of Kashmir at this critical juncture. Syed Pervaiz Shah leader All Parties Hurriet Conference (APHC) crticised India and its occupational agenda that he stated can never suppress the voices of resilient Kashmiris.

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