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
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.”