Wednesday, February 1

Shehryar Afridi briefs HRW’s UN Director on HR situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir 

Islamabad, September 24, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman of the Special Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Afridi, briefed the Director United Nations of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Louis Charbonneau, on the human rights situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ and K). The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 76th session of UN General Assembly.

Human Rights Watch, a prominent international watchdog body, has issued a number of reports critical of India’s human rights abuses in Kashmir, especially after New Delhi’s annexation of the disputed territory. Afridi, who is on a visit in New-York, has been meeting human rights activists and organizations, urging them to speak out against the brutalities being committed by Indian security forces against hapless Kashmiris.

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