Debate on APPKG report in British parliament a welcome step: Sehria

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Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chief Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Wednesday said that it is a welcome step that British parliament is going to debate APPKG report.
United Kingdom’s House of Commons will debate the inquiry report by the British Parliamentarians’ All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG) on human rights situation in both parts of Jammu and Kashmir on February 4.
In a statement, Sehrai urged the British parliamentarians to take a note of “grim human rights situation in the Valley”.
“There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations here and deliver justice to the people of Kashmir,” he said.
He further said that the UN and international community has a moral and legal obligation towards the people of Kashmir “to resolve this issues as per aspirations of people”.
JK is not a territorial dispute “between India and Pakistan,” he stated. “It is primarily a question of the rights of the peoples of the State.”
Regretting the “lack of sustained attention” on Kashmir by international community, Sehrai said: “We believe and understand that Kashmir dispute remains at the centre of the regional conflict and appeal to the world community to intervene.”