EU should raise issue of Kashmiris with India: Ali Raza

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Chairman Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) has urged authorities of European Union (EU) to raise issue of human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir in their dialogue with India.
In a statement on the occasion of Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s talk with high level EU’s official in Brussels on Monday said, Indian forces are involved in the crime against the humanity in the occupied Kashmir, which is witness of constant siege for last seven months.
It is important to mention that Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is visiting to Brussels in order to finalize agenda of next month summit of Indian Prime Minister Narandra Modi with European Union leadership.
Chairman KC-EU said, EU’s authorities should force India to stop human right violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, where people face huge difficulties due to constant siege, limited communication sources and shortage of food and medicines.
Ali Raza Syed said, now minorities and moderate people are also not safe in India as the Modi’s government imposed a controversial citizen law in the country.
Chairman KC-EU expressed hope that European Union’s authorities will give priority to the human rights in their talks with India.
Mr Ali Raza Syed said, life of people of Kashmir valley has been paralyzed as they are facing severe hardships due to crimes against the humanity committed by the Indian forces in this occupied territory.
He urged the international community specially EU to send their fact-finding missions and stop the human rights violation in the occupied Kashmir.—PR