Brussels: Chairman Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) Ali Raza Syed has strongly condemned brutal murder of a prominent lawyer, Advocate Babar Qadri in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Kashmiri lawyer was targeted by unknown gunmen in Hawal area of Srinagar Thursday. He was shifted to Soura hospital in Srinagar soon after the attack but was declared dead by the doctors at the hospital.
Babar Qadri was a staunch critic of Modi’s regime policies regarding Kashmir and stressing the need to resolve the Kashmir dispute as per UN resolutions and Kashmiris’ aspirations. He was particularly vocal in denouncing the human rights violations by Indian troops in the occupied Kashmir.
In a statement, Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) Ali Raza Syed paid rich tribute to Kashmiri lawyer Qadri for his services for highlighting the human rights of the Kashmir.
Chair of KC-EU said, martyr Advocate Qadri played an important role as a lawyer for raising human rights abuses committed by Indian forces and hardships of the oppressed people of Kashmir facing occupation of their homeland.
Qadri was the man with the genuine spirit of patriotism and his efforts were motivated by a high sense of fearlessness and boldness and he will be called a daring Kashmir lawyer who bravely faced bullets for noble Kashmir cause, Ali Raza Syed added.
He said, it not for the first time a prominent figure is being killed while Indian regime has already martyred a number of renown Kashmiri figures so far but by such ruthless act, the New Delhi can press voice of the oppressed people of Kashmir.
Chairman KC-EU also denounced rising Indian atrocities against the people of Kashmir including extra judicial killings of youth and detention of a number of leaders and persistent military blockade in the held valley and other restrictions on the Kashmir specially prohibitions under garb of recent coronavirus.
Ali Raza Syed determined that the people of Kashmir are struggling for the rights of self-determination accepted under UN Security Council’s resolutions and as per a promise committed by the Indian authorities and India cannot stop the peaceful movement of the Kashmiris.
He demanded the world community to stop atrocities against the innocent and peaceful people of Kashmir and play a role for a peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue.