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Youth, Women Conference calls for early resolution of Kashmir conflict

Observer Report


TehreeK–e-Kashmir UK organized a Kashmir Youth & Women Conference in the British Parliament to devise a strategy for highlighting Kashmir cause through youth and women, who are the greatest sufferers in Indian occupied Kashmir. Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan was the Cheif Guest of the conference, which was chaired by Afzal Khan Member Parliament (MP) and Shadow Minister (Home Office, Immigration) and hosted by Fahim Kayani President Tehreek-E-Kashmir UK
The conference was also addressed by, Lord Qurban Hussain, MP Imran Hussain, MP Kate Hollern, Baroness Sheehan, MP Tracy Brabin, MP James Frith, MP Naz Shah, MP Faisal Rashid, MP Yasmeen Qureshi, MP John Speller, Abdur Rashid Turabi MLA & Convenor of All Parties Kashmir Coordination Council, Muhammad Ghalib President Tehreek E Kashmir Europe, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Council, Dr Syed Nazir Gillani and Muzzammil Ayyub Thakur, Director Justice Foundation.
The event was participated by the Student Union leaders of various UK Universities, representatives of various women and youth forums. Speaking on the occasion President Masood said that people of Jammu and Kashmir neither want a war between India and Pakistan nor they want to become a flashpoint between the two countries. He said people of Jammu and Kashmir just want peace, prosperity and dignity for themselves and they are prepared to become a symbol of amity, friendship and harmony between the two adversaries once the Kashmir issue was resolved in accordance with their wishes.
He went on to say that after the Pulwama incident there has been a massive intensification of repression against the Kashmiri in the occupied the territory where houses, businesses of the people were vandalized and Kashmir youth were hounded within Kashmir and throughout India. He said, Indian rulers use this kind of repression and atrocities as fodder in the election campaign. “This abdominal practices because Modi and his party BJP were advancing their political agenda on the dead bodies of Kashmiri people”.