London, October 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):Speakers at the seminar organised in London by Diplomatic Bureau of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front UK-chapter have urged the world community to paly an effective role in the settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.
The speakers Head of the JKLF’s Diplomatic Bureau, Professor Zafar Khan, Lord Nazir Ahmed, Lord Qurban Hussain, Ms Victoria Schofield, Chris Leslie MP Chairman of All Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir, Gavin Shuker MP, Dr Dibyesh Anand Professor of international politics at the University of Westminster in London, Graham Wilson Chairman of Nations without States, Ershad Malik and Spokesman for the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Party Europe said that dialogue and the recognition of the rights of 20 million people of Kashmir was the only way forward for a solution to the dispute.
Professor Zafar Khan welcomed the participants and said that the fundamental right of 20 million people to freedom across the divided Jammu Kashmir had been ignored and neglected by the world community. Referring to the message of his party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, he said that the pain of subjugated people was clearly visible from Yasin Malik’s message.
In a message especially sent for the seminar from Srinagar, Muhammad Yasin Malik told the participants that Jammu Kashmir is burning and its people are going through an unabated trauma and agony for many decades and that twenty million Kashmiris are living in a life of total instability, brutal agony and distress.
He went on to impress upon the participants, “Our land has been illegally occupied by military might and we are being denied our democratic right to self-determination which is guaranteed to us even by the United Nations.”
Yasin Malik conveyed to the participants that as part and parcel of human civilization and part of international community, the people of Kashmir will never bow in submission and give up birthright to freedom, and declared that the resistance would continue for freedom and dignity.
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