Today, the Embassy of Pakistan organized a talk programme on “Kashmirs’ Youm-e-Istehsal”, a
Messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan, condemning India’s unilateral action to abrogate the Article 370 & 35 (A) against the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and conveying unwavering support to Kashmiri people, were read out on the occasion. A special documentary featuring the history and significance of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and depicting the plight of Kashmiris in Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) post Article 370 & 35 (A) at the hands of Indian occupation forces was also screened.
Speaking at the Talk Programme, Ambassador Syed Hai
He underlined that the will of the Kashmiri people could not be broken by
state-terrorism and grave and persistent violation of their human rights. The use of indiscriminate force by Indian occupation forces could not crush the struggle for right to
self-determination by Kashmiri men, women and children. The situation in IIOJK posed a serious threat to regional peace and security which called for urgent action by the international community, particularly the U.N. to urge India to end its human rights violations in IIOJK and rescind illegal and unilateral actions taken on August 5, 2019.
The participants, in the Question-Answer session that followed, stressed the urgency of resolving the decades old dispute in accordance with the wishes of the people of Jammu Kashmir and UNSC resolutions.