KC-EU organizes an awareness camp in Brussels on latest situation of IOK


BRUSSELS ,(Parliament Times): Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) has arranged a camp in Brussels, the capital of Belgium on Thursday in order to make awareness among people of Europe regarding endless atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). The one-day camp was organized from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of EU’s External Action Service at place Schuman roundabout in EU’s headquarters Brussels.

During the camp, the organizers distributed brochures about the issue of Kashmir specially latest situation including persistent siege of occupied Jammu and Kashmir and severe violation of human rights in the valley. During one day camp’s activities, a number of the people from different walks of life expressed solidarity with the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir and supported the demand for end of atrocities against these oppressed Kashmiris.

According to the press release issued by KC-EU in Brussels at end of the one day camp, the awareness move will be continued next week as another camp would be held on 13 January at the same venue. The new year KC-EU’s awareness move starts at the time when newly appointed higher authorities of European Union including president of EU’s council and EU’s high representative took charge of their responsibilities in the recent weeks.

The KC-EU’s statement said, it is five months that by revoking special status of Jammu and Kahsmir, India started siege of the occupied Kashmir valley, which is still witnessing a huge difficulties faced by the masses. Thousands of the people are under arrest, communication links are limited and people face a huge hardships. The organizers of the camp also took signatures from the European people in favour of people of Kashmir suffering from endless Indian atrocities. The one-million signature move, which continues for many years, is an important part of Kashmir Council EU’s activities in Europe for supporting oppressed people of occupied Kashmir. The Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) headed by Chairman of Council Ali Raza Syed has recently finalized its strategy for raising Kashmir issue in the new year. During Thursday’s move, Chairman KC-EU Ali Raza Syed said, it is five months now, occupied Kashmir is under siege by Indian forces, but international community is still silent on the issue. We were expecting from European authorities to play their role for using their influence to end of miseries of people of Kashmir valley.

Ali Raza Syed called upon the international community specially world powers including U.S. and EU to take serious notice of the severe situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). They should play their useful role for preventing human rights violation and just and peaceful resolution of issue of Jammu and Kashmir, the chairman’s KC-EU underlined.