India’s victimisation of Kashmiris a ‘challenge for world conscience’, says Nawaz | Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the Indian troops' attack on innocent Kashmiris who fought for their right to self-determination was subjected to severe torture "a challenge to the human conscience of all peace ".
In his statement, Nawaz strongly condemned the killing of at least 17 Kashmiri men on Sunday by the Indian occupying forces.
"India should know that it can not suppress the Kashmiri passion for freedom through such imperialist tactics," he said.
The former prime minister said that it is indispensable for the United Nations, he is making immediate and serious efforts to implement his resolutions, paying attention to these gross violations of human rights.
"If these inhuman atrocities continue and the world conscience does not wake up, this not only treats the Kashmiris cruelly, but also all of humanity."
Nawaz urged not only the Pakistani government, but all political parties and society must rise above the divisions and raise their voice against the Indian atrocities on the Kashmiri peoples.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Punjabi Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, among other political leaders and government officials, strongly condemned the brutality of Indian troops in (19459010)
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e -Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan also condemned violence against innocent Kashmiri people.
"Absolutely condemn the cruelty of Indian troops against innocent Kashmiris and the killing of unarmed civilians in IEC," Imran wrote on Twitter.
"The people of Pakistan oppose Kashmir's democratic struggle for self-determination. The UN Security Council should act against Indian aggression in IEC. "
Jumi'at Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rahman appealed on Friday to a protest against state-sponsored terrorism in Kashmir and Palestine.
Fazl, who is also chairman of the special parliamentary committee on Kashmir, calls on the United Nations and international (19459011)
. He called on world bodies to help stop the atrocities in the occupied territories.