Resolution condemning Indian brutalities in held Kashmir tabled in PA

Resolution states all ties with India should be snapped, bilateral trade should be suspended


News Desk April 02, 2018
Resolution states all ties with India should be snapped, bilateral trade should be suspended. PHOTO: ONLINE/FILE

A day after at least 20 people were killed in a search operation in the Indian-occupied Kashmir, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) tabled a resolution in the Punjab Assembly, condemning the brutalities being conducted by the Indian forces in the held valley.

The bill was tabled by PTI MPA Dr Nosheen Hamid on Sunday, denouncing the Indian oppression of Kashmiris for the past 70 years, Express News reported.

The resolution highlighted the Indian forces' brutality against the innocent civilians in the form of military operations, pellet gun attacks and shelling.

Indian troops kill at least 20 youths during search operations in occupied Kashmir

The resolution called on the house to oppose the merciless treatment of the Kashmiris in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).

The United Nations and its Security Council had completely failed to stop the human rights violations in IoK, read the resolution, urging that all ties with India should be snapped, bilateral trade should be suspended and Indian diplomats in Pakistan should be expelled.

It also called for a complete ban on the screening of Indian movies.

At least 20 people were killed in a search operation conducted by the Indian forces in Shopian district of the restive region on Sunday. Over 100 were injured in the raids.

AJK-wide protests over held-Kashmir carnage

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of life in Kashmir and condemned the Indian tyranny.

He said despite India's continuous brutalities on the innocent civilians of the valley, they could not silence the Kashmiris, adding that the their rightful struggle for independence could not be called terrorism.

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