Muqeem Ahmad, London,
A parliamentary webinar held on occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day at Pakistan High Commission London. It was attended by a large number of British MPs from both houses of Parliament, eminent scholars, academics and members of civil society.
The President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan addressed the gathering while, British MPs supported the right of Kashmiris to self-determination and assured to raise their voice in their favor.
Addressing the webinar, High Commissioner, Moazzam Ahmad Khan said that one million armed occupying forces in occupied Kashmir are violating fundamental rights of innocent and unarmed Kashmiris on a large scale in modern times. He said that Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir were a reminder of worst atrocities of fascism in Second World War.
Pakistan’s Ambassador, Moazzam Ahmad Khan called on British Government to play its full role in bringing humanitarian crisis and political conflict to a peaceful and just conclusion in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and the aspirations of Kashmiri people.
Addressing the gathering, President, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Ahmad Khan said that Occupied Kashmir has become a center of Islamophobia and Kashmiris have faced genocide.
He said that rape and target killings of women were being used by occupying forces in Occupied Kashmir as a means of intimidating population.
Sardar Masood Ahmad Khan said that, BJP government was resettling millions of Hindus in occupied territories to change their population in violation of international law and Geneva Conventions. He urged British government to mobilize UN for resolution of the dispute.
On the occasion, British MPs and MPs of Pakistani descent in their speeches assured the Kashmiris of all kinds of support.