Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of another two innocent Kashmiris by the Indian occupation forces in Srinagar as India continued its unabated extrajudicial killings in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
In response to media queries, Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar highlighted the killing of innocent Kashmiris in fake encounters and staged cordon-and-search operations by the Indian occupation forces in IIOJK.
“Resulting from an unrelenting killing spree and egregious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in IIOJK, 19 innocent Kashmiris have been martyred with impunity by Indian occupation forces in the last one month alone,” he said.
The two Kashmiris were martyred on Monday in a fake encounter in Srinagar by the Indian occupation forces. Shortly after the shootout, clashes erupted in the area as scores of local residents joined in chanting slogans against the Indian occupation.
“The gross and systematic human rights violations by the ‘Hindutva-inspired’ BJP-RSS government in India warrant investigation by UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) as recommended by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in its reports of 2018 and 2019,” the spokesperson said.
He added that Pakistan reiterated its call for the international community, including the UN, to take immediate cognisance of the worsening human rights situation in IIOJK, listen to the voices of the oppressed Kashmiris and help them in their just and legitimate struggle for their right to self-determination.