US Senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders has rejected what India is doing in occupied Kashmir as unacceptable and urged the United States to support the UN-backed peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
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Speaking at an event hosted by the Islamic Society of North America in Houston, the Senator said that he was deeply concerned about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. He emphasized that the communication blockade must be lifted immediately in the Kashmir Valley.
British MP, Imran Hussain, after a visit to the Line of Control in Kashmir, said that what he had seen was nothing short of a war crime. He asked the international community to visit the Line of Control to see for themselves the horrific potential of a genocide that was beginning to unfold in the region as the sons and daughters of Kashmir are oppressed, persecuted, shot at and forced from their homes.
Meanwhile, hundreds of Kashmiris and their sympathizers continued to hold protest demonstrations in Birmingham against the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir. The protesters at a rally, held in New Street, strongly condemned the August 05 move of the Indian government.
The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe, Ali Raza Syed in statement in Brussels said, the upcoming meeting of European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on the situation in occupied Kashmir is an important development.