Overseas Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has addressed a letter to the Secretary-Normal of the Group of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), H.E. Hissein Brahim Taha, apprising him of the dire state of affairs within the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
Within the letter, the Overseas Minister recalled that three years in the past, on 5 August 2019, India imposed unlawful and unilateral measures in IIOJK. Accompanied by a brutal army siege and draconian curbs on basic freedoms of the individuals of the occupied territory, these measures have been adopted by further illegal actions together with unlawful demographic modifications, and grave atrocities within the type of incarceration of Kashmiri management; extrajudicial killings; enforced disappearances; arbitrary detentions; and staged ‘cordon-and-search’ operations. He famous that India’s actions are in blatant violation of worldwide regulation, together with related resolutions of the UN Safety Council and the 4th Geneva Conference, in addition to the OIC resolutions.
The Overseas Minister additionally recalled that the Decision titled “The Jammu and Kashmir Dispute”, adopted by the 48th Session of the OIC Council of Overseas Ministers in Islamabad on 23 March 2022, rejected “the unlawful and unilateral actions taken by India on August 5, 2019, and subsequent steps to vary the internationally acknowledged disputed standing of the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and to change the demographic construction of the occupied territory.” It additionally demanded “India to reverse all unlawful and unilateral measures taken on or after 5 August 2019” and “take concrete and significant steps for the complete implementation of UNSC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.”
Appreciating the constant and principled place of the OIC in assist of the simply and bonafide battle of the Kashmiri individuals for his or her inalienable proper to self-determination, the Overseas Minister known as upon the OIC to proceed to face in solidarity with the individuals of IIOJK and lead the diplomatic effort for locating an enduring answer of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the related UNSC and OIC Resolutions.
The Overseas Minister urged the Secretary-Normal to Honour the historical past of numerous sacrifices and valiant efforts of the Kashmiri individuals by taking additional steps from the OIC platform to assist tackle the humanitarian wants of the individuals of IIOJK and search entry to the occupied territory for an OIC fact-finding mission.