SRINAGAR: Making a fervent appeal on “International Peace Day’’ Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said that human beings will not benefit from the real peace, unless equality and justice related to human rights are respected and worked out.
Expressing concern over the “appalling” situation the entire human community was facing, Geelani said that though man has achieved implausible and unbelievable achievements in every scientific field, he has turned arrogant and so despotic that peace is practically non-existent and continuous bloodshed has created scare among humans, all over the world.
Appealing member countries of UNO, Geelani said that, unless the norms and regulations listed in the UN charter on human rights are implemented in letter and spirit, nothing be achieved by celebrating World Peace Day.
Geelani asked UN authorities to resolve all disputes including Palestine and Kashmir on priority and create feasible situation for ceaseless peace and stability in the region.
He also urged Organization of Islamic Countries to forge an impressive and workable alliance within its folds and urged to play a dynamic and operative role in reinstating global peace.
“OIC has a greater role to play and they can create history by making an end to their differences,” he said adding that they should activate their diplomatic and political channels to seek help from UNO and resolve issues related to Kashmir, Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Rohingya refugees.
Geelani condemned the arrest of People’s Freedom League, general secretary, Mohammad Ramzan Khan by police, and said that detaining a young political leader and shifting him to unknown destination was “unjustified, unethical and sheer volition