Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) diplomatic bureau held a meet with British FCO’s (British foreign office) officials in London and demanded an end to human rights violations in Kashmir, the party said on Sunday.
The spokesman in a statement said that head of the JKLF diplomatic bureau professor Zafar Khan while talking to British FCO’s from the South Asian Department, said that Britain and the world community is mute spectator over the rights abuses in Kashmir.
JKLF diplomatic bureau chief while expressing his concern over the deteriorating situation in Jammu Kashmir, said that “forces excesses especially in the rural areas of Kashmir valley like Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama, Tral, Bejbihara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Sonawari, Beerwah, Budgam, Handwara and Kupwara has put the lives and basic human rights of humans living in Kashmir to jeopardy”.
“The leaders informed the officials that under cordon and search operations, forces enter homes and subject residents to violent beatings, and treat people, especially women in the most undignified manner,” the spokesperson said.
The delegation also informed British foreign office about the lack of space for peaceful politics and said that space on peaceful political activities was totally choked by the authorities and political leaders like Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik and others are on daily basis arrested or put under house arrested.