New York: UN Security Council has decided to hold a meeting on the situation in occupied Kashmir.
According to media reports, the UN Security Council meeting will be held at New York tomorrow at 12 o’clock, which will discuss the issue of occupied Kashmir for the second time since August, while UN military observers group will brief the situation on LoC.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrives in New York today to attend the meeting.
It should be noted that the UN Security Council passed a resolution on January 5, 1949, giving Kashmiris the right to decide their own future, but despite the Security Council’s resolutions, the region has been subjected to vandalism, while serious violations of human rights are also being wiped out in the valley by Indian forces.
India abolished the special status of Kashmir on August 5 and divided Kashmir into two federally administered units (UNION TERRITORIES).
India divided first part into Ladakh while the second would be comprised of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to reports, the number of Indian troops in occupied Kashmir has reached close to 9 lakh.
Since the end of Kashmir’s special status, curfew has been imposed across the valley, telephone, internet services are closed, many major newspapers are not being published.