Pakistan demands CoI by OHCHR to probe ‘Indian atrocities’ in Kashmir

Pakistan demands CoI by OHCHR to probe ‘Indian atrocities’ in Kashmir
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SRINAGAR: The Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal Saturday reiterated Islamabad’s call for urgent establishment of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to look into the “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir.
5 January 2019 marks the 70th year since the UN Security Council’s resolution granting the right to self-determination to Kashmiris was adopted.
Dr Faisal in a statement today said that the “continuing bloodbath” in Kashmir and unresolved Kashmir dispute is a collective failure of the world.
The Spokesperson also said that Pakistan will continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiris in the legitimate struggle to self-determination.
“We also reiterate our call for urgent establishment of the OHCHR COI to look into the Indian atrocities in Kashmir,” he wrote on his Twitter timeline.
Meanwhile, talking to the State-run Pakistan Television (PTV), Dr Faisal said that Pakistan is highlighting the Kashmir issue at every available forum including the United Nations General Assembly.
Dr Faisal said that the people of Kashmir want to resolve the dispute as per the United Nations’ resolutions and their aspirations. He said that international organisations are also highlighting “atrocities and barbarism” of India on innocent Kashmiris.