Pakistan on Friday mobilized the Indian fee d’affaires to the Consular service to condemn India’s “outrageous snatching” of expert Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s body from his family and also disallowing his interment to be kept in accordance with his will.
” The Indian fee d’affaires was mobilized to the Foreign Office today and shared Pakistan’s strong demarche on Indian profession forces’ callous and inhuman handling of the temporal remains of the renowned Kashmiri leader and also freedom fighter Syed Ali Shah Geelani,” the Foreign Office stated in a statement.
It was also shared to the envoy that India’s actions were a “blatant infraction” of global humanitarian regulations and all tenets of civil and civils rights, the FO included.
Geelani, that passed away on Wednesday, was buried in a firmly controlled pre-dawn event on Thursday early morning as Indian authorities enforced a lockdown throughout Indian-occupied Kashmir.
He was hidden at a cemetery near his home in the primary city of Srinagar, a police source told AFP. Just a handful of his family members existed, including two of his children, the source added.
Geelani, one of the most outspoken movie critic of India who invested a number of years in jail or under house arrest, had wanted to be hidden at the Martyrs Cemetery in Srinagar. However authorities declined that demand, the police resource claimed.
” We generally took control of the setups,” the authorities claimed.
In its declaration today, the FO kept in mind that authorities in Indian-occupied Kashmir had continuously “resorted to indiscriminate use of pressure versus Kashmiris protesting [the forces’] inhuman conduct”.
Because India’s activities in the past and also to maintain things from spiralling out of hand in the occupied valley, there was a possibility of India “stage-managing some mischievousness” in Kashmir to divert interest and also attempt to disperse the blame of its own indefensible activities on Pakistan or the Hurriyat management, the FO warned.
Pakistan emphasized upon the envoy that India “should avoid any bad moves that might further jeopardise regional tranquility”.
He was additionally advised of Pakistan’s stance that India must raise the “illegal army siege” in occupied Kashmir, quit actions aimed at transforming the region’s population density, withdraw its line of work soldiers and also stop all its civils rights infractions, the FO included.
Pakistan’s setting that long-term and durable tranquility in the area hinged on the calm resolution of the Jammu and also Kashmir disagreement in accordance with the pertinent UN Security Council resolutions as well as the dreams of the Kashmiri individuals was additionally communicated to the Indian envoy, according to the FO declaration.
Funeral petitions supplied in absentia
Funeral prayers in absentia for the late Hurriyat leader were used at the Faisal Mosque in Islamabad on Friday. President Dr Arif Alvi as well as other leaders attended the funeral prayers.
A day previously, the Pakistani country paid abundant tribute to Geelani for his life-long battle for justice and also flexibility, with the country’s flag flying at half-mast.
Funeral petitions in absentia were also provided in Karachi by members of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and also Jamaat-i-Islami.