Terrorism case sought against Modi for genocide of Kashmiris

IHK was the failure of Indian authorities to respect basic human rights of Kashmiris

Our Correspondent July 22, 2016
Ex-Chief Minister Gujarat and presently Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PHOTO: REUTERS

A petition was filed in Lahore High Court on Friday seeking registration of a terrorism case against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi holding him responsible for genocide of Kashmiris.

Petitioner-lawyer Rana Abdul Hameed submitted that since July 9 Indian forces had shot dead at least 45 people in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK). He said that thousands had come out to protest and mourn the death of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, a young commander of Kashmir’s largest rebel group Hizbul Mujahideen.

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Wani had been killed in a shootout with Indian forces in a forested village in Kokernag area, south-east of Srinagar.

He said a major grievance of those protesting in the IHK was the failure of Indian authorities to respect basic human rights of Kashmiris.

He said Indian forces had resorted to use of violent tactics and disproportionate force against unarmed civilian population in the region. The petitioner said that as head of the Indian government Narendra Modi was responsible for the killings and violence in the IHK by Indian armed forces.

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He requested the court to issue directions to authorities concerned to proceed against Indian premier on charges of murder, attempted murder and abetment of murder under the Pakistan Penal Code and Section-7 of the Anti-terrorism Act.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 23rd, 2016.


Mahakaalchakra | 6 years ago | Reply @Asad: No country considers STONE THROWERS ON POLICE as innocent. USA POLICE immediately shoots such miscreants as stones are deadly weapons in the hands, especially on Fridays.
Aks | 6 years ago | Reply Looking at the law and order situation of Pakistan where the judges are scared of one set of organization or others, this lawyers seems to lack the basic understanding of International criminal law. Pakistan has been using Jets and attack helicopters on its own people in FATA and other areas, so can we not claim similar deceleration for Pak army. and wait how can I forget Bangladesh..
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