UNGA President briefed on Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir


NEW YORK: Prime Minister’s special envoys Senator Mushahid Hussain and MNA Dr. Shezra Mansab Ali have handed over a dossier to the United Nations General Assembly President, Peter Thomson in New York concerning human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
According to a press release, they briefed the UNGA President about the grave threat to peace and security posed by the deteriorating human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir as a result of India’s suppression of the Kashmiri freedom movement.
The UN General Assembly President expressed concern at the situation and assured the visiting Envoys that he would do everything possible to foster peace.
Peter Thomson said he would get an update on the current situation from the UN Department of Peace Keeping Operations.
The two Special Envoys also briefed officials of the Department of Peace Keeping Operations on escalating tensions along the Line of Control.
DPKO officials briefed the Special Envoys on the continued non-cooperation by the Indian side, hampering the mandated work of the UN Mission.
Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi also attended the meeting. – APP


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