India has unleashed a reign of terror in Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan said this in his virtual address at 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in his tweet that he was proud to be under leadership of PM Imran Khan who at UNGA spoke about major global challenges of today.
He further said that PM Khan continues to engage every major platform to bravely share voices of those less fortunate & to highlight key issues that many choose to ignore but that affect us all.
PM Imran Khan said in his address that India’s action in occupied Jammu and Kashmir is against the international human rights and humanitarian laws including the fourth Geneva Convention.
He further said that India’s actions in Jammu and Kashmir amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity .
“This is unfortunate -very unfortunate approach to overlook the violations of human rights. The world has its considerations of commercial interests and major powers overlook the transgressions of India. These are such a double standards.
PM Imran Khan criticised the policies of Indian government that endorses RSS and BJP’s Hindutva strategy that allowed them to get away with human rights abuses.
He mentioned in his speech that renowned Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s funeral was denied to take place according to Islamic tradition and such actions are against basic human rights.
Since 2003, people of Indian Jammu and Kashmir are facing intensified repression that continues to vitiate the environment.
PM Imran Khan reiterated his demands that India should reverse its unilateral and illegal measures instituted since 5th August 2019.
Secondly, India should stop it’s oppression and human rights violations.
Thirdly, India should halt and reverse changes in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir territory to prevent another conflict.
Fourthly, India’s military build-up development of nuclear weapons and acquisition of destabilizing conventional capabilities can erode mutual deterrence between the two countries.