Message by the President of Pakistan on the 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' 06 April 2018
(2018-04-06) The Government and the people of Pakistan reaffirm their continued and resolute moral, diplomatic and political support to the oppressed people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir in their valiant struggle for the fundamental right to self determination.
The recent mindless killing spree carried out by the Indian security forces that took away lives of more than 20 Kashmiri youth and injured in excess of 200 unarmed protestors are a testament to the atrocities being perpetrated against the innocent Kashmiris. In their historic struggle, the courageous and determined people of IOK have rendered unparalleled sacrifices. Indian state terrorism has failed to deter the people of IoK from their struggle for freedom from Indian oppression.
Pakistan calls upon the international community to be cognizant of its responsibilities in the matter and urge India to facilitate the visit of independent Fact Finding teams of OHCHR and IPHRC to look into the gross human rights violations in IoK being perpetrated by Indian occupation forces and to fulfill its obligations under UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir.
06 April 2018