Brussels, April 12, 2015 (PPI-OT): Kashmir Council EU and International Council for Human Development (ICHD) will organize second international annual woman Conference on Kashmir on 21st April (Tuesday) at European Parliament in Brussels. The Chairman of Kashmir Council EU and Organizer of the Conference, Ali Raza Syed in a statement said women and children face similar hardship and miseries in occupied Kashmir but despite of the circumstances, role of women in Kashmir freedom movement is admirable.
He added, there are many women in Kashmir who are waiting for release of their sons, brothers and husbands from illegal detention of India. Ali Raza Syed said though, a large number of Kashmiri men were killed in extra-judicial crackdowns and other brutal acts by Indian forces and their bodies were buried in unnamed graves but their relatives, especially the women, are still waiting for their return. The Kashmir dispute, especially right to self-determination of Kashmiris and issues of women and their significant role in freedom of Kashmir movement would be highlighted in the conference.
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