“Austria to play its due role to help resolve the Kashmir issue”, Austrian Senate Chairman Trodt

“Austria to play its due role to help resolve the Kashmir issue”, Austrian Senate Chairman Trodt:



Calls for an end to humanitarian crisis in bleeding vale of Kashmir: Terms Kashmir a humanitarian issue.

Vienna Seminar demands for an early end to human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir perpetuated by Indian forces:



MIRPUR (PAK): March 24: Chairman of the Austrian Senate Mr. Reignher Trodt said that his country will play its due part in resolution of the Kashmir issue.

He was speaking as chief guest at a seminar hosted by illustrious Kashmiri NGO Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) at Vienna press club Friday with the collaboration of Social Democratic Party of Austria , says a message reaching and released to the media here on Saturday.



“The objective of holding of the seminar was to apprise the external world of the increased human rights abuses unleashed by the Indian occupational forces in the internationally-acknowledged disputed Indian-held Jammu & Kashmir state”, KIIR Executive Director Sardar Amjad Yousaf later told this Correspondent over telephone at the same time from Vienna Saturday afternoon.

Besides the Chief guest Chairman Austrian Senate Reignher Trodt, speaker of AJK Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir, Executive Director KIIR Sardar Amjad Yousaf and Director Programs of the organization and veteran kashmiri rights activist Altaf Hussain Wani, Dr. Humira , Local community leader and office bearers of Social Democratic Pary and others also addressed the seminar.



Addressing the seminar the Austrian Senate Chairman Reignher Trodt termed Kashmir as humanitarian issue which involves the fate of about 20 people of the Jammu & Kashmir State - calling upon both India and Pakistan to resolve this issue according to the aspirations and wishes of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, principal party to the much-delayed issue between two two nuclear armed arch rivals in South East Asia.



Trodt said that 71-year-old issue has consumed a lot of human lives. The Austrian Senate Chief said Austria will play its due part in resolution.



Addressing the seminar, AJK Legislative Assembly Speaker Shah Ghulam Qadir urged world community to end its silence over the plight of the people of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir which, he underlined, Indian occupational forces have, in fact, turned to hell in continued abortive attempt to suppress Kashmiris just and principled struggle for freedom from the long Indian subjugation. He called upon India to end its intransigence on the issue.



KIIR Executive Director Sardar Amjad Yousaf said, while addressing the seminar, that India, on one hand was committing massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir. And on the other hand, she was involved in frequently violating the ceasefire on daily basis through unprovoked firing on the civilian on LOC.

“Thus Indian was involved in War crimes blatantly in the region”, he underlined.



Director Program KIIR Altaf Hussain Wani, speaking on this occasion, gave detailed account of human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir.



‘There is very little choice between life and death and New Delhi is using all its military might to crush popular and civilian uprising against its occupation”, Wani said and added that the right to life , the right to freedom of expression and opinion and all civilian spaces in the bleeding vale of Kashmir have been chocked by the suppressive Indian forces. Ends


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MIRPUR (AJK): Chairman Austrian Senate Reignher Trodt, speaker of AJK Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir, Executive Director Kashmir Institute of International Relations Sardar Amjad Yousaf and Director Programs KIIR Altaf Hussain Wani, Dr. Humira, Local community leader and office bearers of Social Democratic Party and others addressing Seminar on Kashmir in Vienna late Friday hosted by the KIIR at Vienna press club with the collaboration of Social Democratic Party of Austria.- STAFF PHOTO

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