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Kashmir Council EU pledges solidarity with the people of Occupied Kashmir

BRUSSELS(PR):Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) has expressed its complete solidarity with

the oppressed people of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK).

The solidarity was pledged in the joint meeting of board and core committee

of the council headed by its Chairman Mr Ali Raza Syed in Brussels, the

capital city of Belgium Tuesday. The meeting which was held on the eve

Kashmir Solidarity Day, finalized the solidarity day’s program in the

capital of Belgium.

According to the programme, the candle light vigil will be organised at 5

p.m on 4th February in Brussels in order to expressed solidarity with

Kashmiris and as well for creating attention towards human rights

violations committed by Indian forces in Kashmir.

Participants of the meeting extended their empathy with families of the

Kashmiri martyrs who sacrificed their lives for right of self-determination

specially the people who lost their lives during a new waves of state

terrorism recently.

Speaking at the meeting, Chairman Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed  condemned

the killing of two student of Shopian area of occupied Kashmir. The youth

identified as Suhail Javid Lone and Javid Ahmad Bhat were killed by Indian

military forces when the army opened fire indiscriminately on civilians in

the town on Saturday. He also criticized the international community for

continued silence over the massacre of the Kashmiris in IHK.

The meeting reviewed the upcoming programs to be organized during the whole

year of 2018 by the council. The programs including martyrdom anniversary

of Maqbool Butt and Afzal Goru on 10th February and annual conference on

Kashmiri women on 8th March in Brussels specifically came under discussion

in the meeting. Kashmir Council EU asked the Indian government to return

remains of two great martyrs of Kashmir for their proper burial by their

relatives in territory of Kashmir.

Participants of the meeting reviewed the future strategy of the council for

further highlighting rights of people of Jammu and Kashmir and prevent

wrong impression Indian so-called democracy in Europe.

Kashmir Council EU also appealed to the international community to execute

quick efforts towards prevention of Indian state brutalism against the

people of Kashmir and resolving the Kashmir dispute peacefully. It was

asked from the civilized world to raise their voices against atrocities in


Kashmir Council called the International Community to protect human rights

of the people in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), the press release issued after

the meeting said. The Council called on the UN Human Rights Council, EU

institutions, and other world bodies, particularly international human

rights organizations, to pay serious attention to the large scale crimes

against humanity in Kashmir.  “They must pressurize India to stop the

violence in IHK.”


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