Geelani welcomes Pak decision to allow UN for HR assessment in AK
Condemns civilian killing
Srinagar , June 22, 2018; Chairman Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani, has welcomed the decision of Pakistan to allow United Nations Commission for assessment of human rights in Azad Kashmir.
“While it is a welcome development that Pakistan has agreed to allow UNHRC to visit Azad Kashmir, India must not shy away from this international obligation if it has nothing to hide,” said Geelani in a statement.
Until Kashmir issue is resolved, ‘dance of death and destruction will have no end’, Geelani said and stressed upon the world body to fulfil its commitments made to the people through the implementation of its Security Council resolutions.
Huriyat chairman in his statement urged UNHRC chief to take cognizance off deteriorating human values and prevailing bloodshed in J&K and urged UN General Secretary to use his good offices “to take steps for its peaceful resolution and for putting an end to bloodshed.”
Meanwhile, Geelani expressed his deep grief over civilian killings in Srigufwara Anantnag shootout and extended his condolences with bereaved family of slain civilian Mohammad Yusuf Rather.
He paid his tributes to slain brave hearts and blamed stubborn attitude of Indian authorities for continuous bloodshed and said that since last several decades, people in state are facing war like situation.