ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari sent a letter to the President on Wednesday of United Nations Security Council and the United Nations secretary-general regarding India’s ploy of reduction in representation of Muslims through illegal “disengagement” in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that Pakistan continues to draw the attention of the international community to the alarming situation. in IOCH in commemoration of India’s illegal and unilateral actions on August 5, 2019.
According to the statement, Bilawal stressed that these illegal measures constitute a flagrant violation of international rights, including the UN Charter, and said that relevant Security Council resolutions on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute was illegal and void. void.
Highlighting the gross, systematic and widespread violations of human rights in India in IOJK, Bilawal also drew particular attention to India’s ongoing efforts to further marginalize, disenfranchise and divide the beleaguered Kashmiri population.
He noted that it was a shameless attack on personality, fundamental rights of in people and culture of IOHC, and was designed pave way for installing another doll government in IOJK who submits to the BJP-RSS mix and indulges in his “Hindutva” ideology.
He also emphasized that under the clothes of this inherently malicious process India attempted out demographic engineering in IOCH in an attempt to convert Muslim-majority districts to Hindu-majority districts.
“Through the fictitious ‘delimitation’ it becomes apparent that India is seeking speed up process of demographic changes that he has already set in movement through measures such as doling out millions of certificates of residence, job offer and accommodation up Earth in IOCH for sale to non-kashmiris, in complete ignoring international law and the relevant Geneva Conventions,” he said.
He urged the UN Security Council:
- To remind India that Jammu and Kashmir remain internationally recognized dispute pending resolution and that India should refrain from any illegal demographic changes in occupied territory in violation international law, the Geneva Conventions and India’s own obligations under the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.
- to force and counsel India will stop human rights violations against in people of IIOJK and immediately end widespread political persecution and economic exploitation of Kashmiris.
- Persuade India to Allow people of IIOJK define their own future through a free and fair plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations, as enshrined in relevant UN Security Council resolutions.