Youm-e-Istehsaal: FM demands an end to India’s human rights violations in IIOJK


The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has urged the international community on the Youm-e-Istehsaal to demand an end to India’s gross and widespread human rights violations in India illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

According to the details, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed his views in his message on the occasion of Youm-e-Istehsaal today (Saturday, August 5). He also called for a reversal of India’s unilateral and illegal actions of 5th August 2019, the repeal of draconian laws, and the implementation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.

As a party to the Jammu and Kashmir issue, Pakistan, according to Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, stands ready to play its role in ensuring a free and impartial plebiscite in compliance with United Nations Security Council resolutions. He stated that our unwavering moral, political, and diplomatic support for the Kashmiri people would remain until their inherent right to self-determination is realized.

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According to the Foreign Minister, Pakistan desires excellent relations with all of its neighbors, including India. Good relations, on the other hand, can only be achieved through disagreement resolution rather than dispute denial. He stated that long-term peace in South Asia is dependent on the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir conflict.

Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif also expressed solidarity with Kashmiri brothers and sisters and said that Pakistan will continue to lend its unstinted moral, political, and diplomatic support to the rightful and just cause of the freedom struggle of the Kashmiri people. He said today marks the completion of four years since India deprived Kashmiris of their statehood by unilaterally annexing Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK). He urged India to reverse its conduct of August 5. History demonstrates that brutal force has never succeeded in extinguishing the flame of liberty and rights.