APHC urges Kashmiris to observe strike against G20 meeting in IIOJK tomorrow.

ISLAMABAD -- The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has urged Kashmiri people for a complete shutdown in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) tomorrow on May 22, against the hosting of G20 meeting in Srinagar by the Indian government.

According to Kashmir media service, the call for the strike has also been supported by the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government, political leadership and parties of AJK and Pakistan, while the Kashmiri Diaspora will hold anti-India protest rallies and demonstrations in world capitals, including UK and US, to denounce the Indian move, to what the UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes, has described as an attempt to normalize a military occupation over Jammu and Kashmir.

Incarcerated Chairman of APHC, Masarrat Aalam Butt, has urged the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir to observe a complete strike on Monday, to register their protest against the holding of the G20 meeting in Srinagar by Narendra Modi-led Indian government.

Masarrat Aalam Butt in his message from New Delhi's infamous Tihar Jail, also appealed to the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the Kashmiris living across the world to hold protest demonstrations on the day against the illegal move of the Modi regime. He said by holding the G20 meeting in an internationally recognized disputed territory, the Modi government is attempting to hoodwink the world about the real situation in IIOJK and legitimize its illegal actions of August 05, 2019. He urged the members of this august forum to skip the event to demonstrate their commitment to human rights and values.

The APHC leaders and organisations in Srinagar said the Narendra Modi-led Indian government is committing a flagrant violation of international law by holding the G20 meeting in Srinagar. They said Jammu and Kashmir is not India's part but an internationally-recognized disputed territory whose future is yet to be decided by its people. They said the holding of an international event in a disputed territory is also a violation of the UN Charter.

On the other hand, the APHC through posters, pasted on walls and poles in the streets of Srinagar and adjoining areas, appealed to the people to observe strike to convey a loud and clear message to India and the G20 countries that the holding of the global forum's meeting in Srinagar will be blatant violation of the UN resolutions on Kashmir.

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