KC-EU to hold candle light vigil in Brussels for solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris



Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) would organize an event of candle light vigil in Brussels, the capital of Belgium in order to express solidarity with oppressed people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
The program will be arranged at 4 p.m today (Tuesday) in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day at Place du Luxembourg in front of EU parliament in Brussels, the EU headquarters.
A large number of people from all walks of life and representatives of different NGOs including members of Human Rights Organizations are expected to attend the event.
In a statement at eve of Kashmir Solidarity Day, Chairman Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Indian occupied Kashmir suffering from Indian brutalities for last seven decades.
The situation in IOC became further severe by revoking special status of Jammu and Kashmir, India imposed curfew in occupied Kashmir in August last year and siege of the occupied territory is still continued.
By condemning the atrocities and genocide of Kashmiris committed by Indian Occupation forces, he paid great tribute to the brave people of Kashmir struggling for their right to self-determination.
Chairman KC-EU emphasized, we will continue our support to the people of Kashmir till suitable resolution of the Kashmir dispute. People of Kashmir are struggling peacefully for right to self-determination and there should be plebiscite under United Nations supervision in order to make clear political fate of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Chairman Kashmir Council EU pointed out that deployment of eight lakhs Indian troops in IHK is a proof of brutal occupation as a large scale human rights violations are being committed by these occupation forces. Indian authorities are engaged to press the peaceful mass movement by use of force and brutalities specially massacre of the innocent Kashmiris.
Mr Ali Raza Syed demanded that UN and EU should play their role for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue. He also urged the Human Rights Organizations to pressurize India to stop severe violations of human rights in IHK.—INP