Ambassador of Germany in Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck called on Jamaat-e-Islami leadership at Mansoora on Wednesday. The situation in Kashmir, domestic and foreign issues came under discussion during the meeting.
JI Foreign Affairs Director Abdul Ghaffar apprised the German diplomat about the latest situation in the Indian Held Kashmir, telling him solution to the Kashmir issue according to the wishes of the people of the area was the only key to establish peace in the region. They said Germany should play its role to stop human rights violation in the occupied area. The ambassador said Germany wanted a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue through dialogue.
Meanwhile, Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Senator Sirajul Haq has demanded the international community pay attention towards human rights violations in Indian held Kashmir (IHK). Talking to the leadership of World Kashmir Freedom Movement, he said curfew and lockdown entered 100th day in the held area and millions of people were become prisoners of the occupied forces and facing severe shortage of food, medicines and other necessities of life.
Kashmiri leaders Muzammal Ayub Thakur and Shaista Safi called on the JI chief in Islamabad on Wednesday to discuss the situation emerged in the held region after the Modi government decision to abrogate the special autonomy of the area on August 5. Siraj appreciated the role of Kashmiri Diasporas in highlighting the Indian brutalities in the IHK, saying the prevailing situation had enhanced their responsibilities toward the cause. He said it was his belief that Kashmiri struggle will soon bear fruit as the torch of freedom was now in the hands of youth who were writing a new history of sacrifices and resistance against the oppressive forces.
He said the days were not so far when Kashmir will get freedom from the yoke of Indian slavery. The JI chief said Indian PM Modi as Gujrat chief minister had ordered killing of thousands of Muslims in the Indian state and now he (Modi) had adopted the same method in Kashmir. The international community must take notice of it, he added. He regretted that the UN was acting as silent spectator when it came to the issue related to Muslim world. He said Muslims should be given veto power in the UN.
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