PM’s envoys brief French MPs, officials on Indian brutalities in IOK


ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (APP): The Special Envoys of the Prime
Minister on Jammu and Kashmir, Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq and Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, MNA Friday briefed the French parliamentarians and senior officials on the ongoing Indian brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir against defenseless Kashmiris.

During their visit, the envoys met with the members of
French National Assembly, French Senate, senior officials of
the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and local think tanks,
said a Foreign Office statement.

The President of France Pakistan Friendship Group in the
Senate of France, Senator Pascal Allizard, was also apprised
of blatant human rights violations being committed by the
Indian occupation forces in IOK.

The envoys particularly highlighted the use of live
ammunition and pellet guns against unarmed protesters, who are demanding their right to self determination in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolutions.

Indian brutalities have caused martyrdom of more than
100 civilians, eyes injuries to over 800 among whom over 160 are completely blinded, and other injuries to around 15,000.

Being a permanent member of the United Nations Security
Council, the envoys urged France to play its role towards
implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions, which
recognize people of Jammu and Kashmir’s right to self
determination through a free and fair plebiscite under the UN

They stressed that the international community should
pressurize India to stop the bloodshed of Kashmiris in IOK.

The envoys emphasized that Pakistan was committed to
peace and stability in the region and desired amicable
resolution of all issues with India, particularly, the Jammu
and Kashmir dispute.

The envoys had a detailed interaction with the Pakistani
and the Kashmiri community and lauded their role in
highlighting the cause of Kashmir in France effectively.

They also met with the representatives of International
Federation of Human Rights and Medicines du Monde and
requested them to immediately extend humanitarian and medical aid to the injured Kashmiris.