ISLAMABAD: The Consular Service on Saturday claimed that India was trying to misinform the world over the situation in occupied Kashmir via ‘directed tours’.
FO Spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, while responding to media questions concerning the see of Delhi-based international mediators to busy Kashmir, said: “Such directed tours to the occupied area and conferences with carefully picked individuals are made to create a smokescreen to draw away interest from the egregious human rights offenses in IIOJK and India’s unlawful steps to alter the demographic structure of the occupied territory.”
The Indian government took 24 international mediators on a two-day visit to inhabited Jammu and also Kashmir to declare that the situation in the area is typical after its addition in Aug 2019.
Indian government took 24 foreign mediators on a visit to inhabited valley
The visit to occupied Jammu and Kashmir, which was the third by a group of diplomats, followed the holding of District Growth Council (DDC) elections in 2014 and remediation of high-speed net previously this month.
The Indian federal government, via the see, tried to display so-called advancement in the area and political participation by the neighborhood individuals.
The FO spokesperson stated that India’s ‘development’ narrative was suggested to obfuscate machinations to further disempower and also disenfranchise the Kashmiri individuals who were being decreased to a minority in their own land through the continuous group restructuring in violation of relevant UNSC resolutions and the international legislation, consisting of the 4th Geneva Convention.
” India can not even invent ‘normality’ with proceeding military siege and restrictions on the essential liberties of Kashmiri individuals. The people’s rights to assembly, totally free activity, freedom of expression and also to safety of life and property are routinely broken in the IIOJK with impunity,” Mr Chaudhri stated.
” The broach ‘inclusive advancement’ while thousands of thousands of Kashmiris are being denied of basic legal rights and financial opportunities, is farcical,” he claimed.
The spokesperson remembered a declaration by the UN Unique Rapporteur on Minority problems and also Unique Rapporteur on freedom of religion and also idea, who expressed problems regarding the civil liberties of Kashmiri Muslims being endangered after the addition of the area by India.
The statement, which accompanied the conclusion of the go to of mediators to Kashmir, observed: “The loss of autonomy and also the charge of straight rule by the government in New Delhi suggests the people of Jammu and Kashmir no longer have their very own federal government and also have actually lost power to enact or change laws in the region to guarantee the defense of their rights as minorities.”
About India’s case of political elections in Kashmir, the representative claimed that no sham selecting workout in occupied Kashmir could replace the UN Safety and security Council-mandated plebiscite under the UN auspices.