14 MEPs pen letter to EU chief on worst HR abuses in IIOJK

BRUSSELS: Fourteen contributors of the (*14*) Parliament (MEPs) have written a letter to the (*14*) Commission’s President Von der Leyen and Vice President Borrell conveying critical worry over the ‘grave and systematic human rights violations by means of Indian troops in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The letter says the folks of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir are being subjected to insupportable suppression in their freedom and basic rights for the previous over seven many years.

The MEPs highlighted that since August 5, 2019, apparently extra obtrusive that India has deserted any political way to the location in IIOJK and is managing it with virtually solely army approach.

The letter says as according to the Amnesty International Report of 2021 and because the revocation of IIOJK’s particular standing in 2019, the Indian government have arrested many human rights defenders together with reporters and activists underneath the draconian law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

They steered the Commission’s president and vice chairman to specific their considerations with the Indian Government and provoke upon India to satisfy its duties underneath International Law, particularly the crucial of defending civilians.



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