historic hearing on the Human Rights Violations in Kashmir was held by the sub-committee on Human Rights of the European Parliament
Brussels: A historic hearing on the Human Rights Violations in Kashmir was held by the sub-committee on Human Rights of the European Parliament at the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. The hearing was attended by, approximately, 500 people, including human rights activists, the Kashmir diaspora, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), Members of British Parliament, several officials of the UN & the European Union. They emphasized the need for implementing and acting upon the recommendations, suggested for resolving the Kashmir Issue presented in the Human Rights Commission’s Report on the State of Jammu & Kashmir. They also called on India to, immediately, stop the atrocities and human rights violations, perpetrated by India in Kashmir. In attendance were Richard Corbett MEP who chaired the Friends of Kashmir in European Parliament, Anthea McIntyre MEP Chairperson Friends of Kashmir in European Parliament, Wajid Khan MEP. Sion Simon MEP, Afzal Khan MP, Alex Myers MEP, Julie Ward MEP, Theresa Griffin MEP. Baroness Nosheena Mubarak MEP, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union and Luxembourg H.E Ms. Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi, Dr Faisal Spokesman Pakistan Foreign office, Founder Chairman JKSDMI Raja Najabat Hussain, Fahim Kiani President Tehreek e Kashmir UK, Zaffar Ahmed Qureshi, Cllr Yasmine Dar Chairperson JKSDMI UK. Raja Javed Iqbal Overseas MLA, Sardar Sidique Khan, Ali Raza Syed Chairman European Kashmir Council. Raja Zubair Iqbal Kiani, Raja Iftikhar Khan. Raja Asif Khan, Ambassador Anthony Crasner, Shanaz Saddique, Syeda Sultana, Mohammed Luqman, Mohammed Nasir and others.