UN and Human Rights violations in Kashmir
Every year the 27th of October is observed as Kashmir Black Day all around the world.
It was on this unfortunate day in 1947 that the Indian army forcibly occupied the Jammu & Kashmir against the wishes of its people. Since then this beautiful land has been witnessing the state terrorism unleashed upon its people.
The Kashmir issue has recently gained traction globally due to Indian government’s abrupt annexation of state of Jammu and Kashmir on 5 August 2019 by abrogation of Article 370 of Constitution, which gave the state a special autonomous status.
This unilateral step is illegal as it was without consultation with the Kashmiri people. This action by the authorities is an attempt to dilute the demographics of Muslim-majority Kashmir with Hindu settlers.
The communication is completely cut off, and virtually curfew imposed confining people to their houses. There are reports of indiscriminate detentions, beatings and tortured by the security forces. Children as young as 13 forcibly kept at unknown locations.
The Washington Post interviewed 19 people in 13 villages who said they had been abused in the days after 5 Aug and reported “beatings with rods, sticks and cables, electric shocks, and being hung upside down for long periods.” The Indian government denies the allegations, yet it does not allow independent observers into Kashmir.
Kashmiris are being denied their fundamental right to self-determination while being imprisoned in their land.
This world is silence on Injustices on Kashmir people and human rights violations. This silent is very loud
The world must become a voice for the innocent Kashmiris.
World leaders need to get together and demand that India end its illegal siege on this beautiful valley and give its people a chance to choose their destiny.