Islamabad, October 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has called on United Nation to take action to end India’s colonialization of Jammu and Kashmir and enable its people to exercise their right to self-determination. This was stated by Pakistan Ambassador Munir Akram in a speech to the General Assembly’s Special Political and Decolonization (Fourth) Committee. Munir Akram said that the Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir is the worst manifestation of modern-day colonialism.
He said entire Kashmiri leadership has been imprisoned, thousands of Kashmiri youth, including women and children, detained, protests put down violently, with neighbourhoods and villages destroyed as collective punishment. He said India has locked down the internet and locked out impartial observers from occupied Kashmir. The ambassador called for action by the Security Council that would enable the people of Kashmir to exercise their right to self-determination.
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