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AJK president urges European Parliaments to take notice of HR violations in Kashmir

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has urged Spanish and European Parliaments to take notice of serious human rights violations of Indian forces in Kashmir.

He was talking to Secretary International Relations and Spokesman of the Socialist Party of the Spain Senator Oscar Lopez in Madrid, reports said.

He said that India should be held accountable for its ‘crimes against humanity’ in the valley.

Oscar Lopez termed the situation in Kashmir is worrying and said that the rights of Kashmiris must be respected and protected.

Head of the International Cooperation of the political party Pablo Yanez Ciudadanos also called on AJK President Sardar Masood Khan and expressed concern over the continuing tensions in South Asia and the ‘human rights situation in Kashmir’, reports said. 

The Spanish leaders underlined the need for dialogue between India and Pakistan to address the longstanding issue of Kashmir to maintain peace in the region.

Addressing a fucntion in Elcano Royal Institute in Madrid, Sardar Masood Khan said India’s systemic violations of human rights in Kashmir are fraught with most serious risks for peace and security in South Asia.

He demanded that the ongoing ‘massive violations of human rights’ in Kashmir should come to an end.