Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday that Pakistan remains united with Kashmiri brothers and sisters, while also encouraging the world community to pay attention to India’s crimes against humanity in a message commemorating Kashmir Solidarity Day.
The news: The Pakistani Prime Minister emphasized that it is time for the international community to pay attention to India’s blatant breaches in IoK, which include crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocidal activities, as well as the prospect of forced demographic transformation.
- “Modi’s fascist measures of oppression and violence have failed to break the spirit of the Kashmiri resistance in Indian-Occupied Kashmir,” Khan stated on Twitter.
What’s happening: Every year on February 5, Pakistan marks Kashmir Solidarity Day to reiterate its steadfast support for Kashmiris, in their struggle for their fundamental right to self-determination.
- The subject of IoK, according to Khan, is an internationally recognised dispute whose settlement is solidly based in relevant UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions.
- Following India’s illegal and unilateral activities in August 2019, he said the human rights situation in IoK has worsened.
What are they saying: “All of this is in full violation of the Geneva Conventions,” he said, adding that an impartial referendum in Kashmir is the obligation of the international community. “It is time for the international community to hold India accountable for its heinous crimes in IoK and to work toward a just and peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with UN Security Council Resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people,” he said in a separate statement to mark the day.