Kashmiri delegation leaves to attend 51st session of UNHRC


An eleven-member Kashmiri delegation, hailing from both sides of Line of Control (LoC), left for Geneva to attend the 51st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Led by All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter leader Altaf Hussain Wani, the delegation comprised political leaders, academicians, civil society members and rights activists, including Sardar Amjad Yousaf Khan, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi, Advocate Pervez Shah, Ms Shamim Shawl, Hassan Al-Bana, Prof. Shagufta Ashraf, Dr Waleed Rasool, Dr Saira Shah, Dr Waqas Ali Kausar and Barrister Needa Salam.

During its week-long stay in Geneva the Kashmiri delegation besides attending the UNHRC session is scheduled to attend a host of important meetings with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Special rapporteurs.

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