G-20 summit in Srinagar failed after china's refusal to participate: Barrister Sultan.

MUZAFFARABAD -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry and British MP Mirza Khalid Mehmood have said that the G-20 Working Group meeting being held by India in Srinagar has failed because key members of the group, including China had categorically refused to attend the conference.

Addressing a press conference at his office in Islamabad on Sunday, they claimed that, along with China, many other members of the Group would skip the meeting. Referring to the Indian government's nefarious designs to use the high profile event to achieve its strategic objectives, they said that the G-20 nations' decision to skip the conference being held in the restive region was a clear indication that they have refused to become brand ambassadors of India's so-called normalcy narrative on Kashmir.

They said that India's main motive behind organizing the G-20 Summit events in IIOJK was meant to hoodwink the international community by creating a false impression that everything was normal in Kashmir.

Highlighting the delicate situation in the region, they said that the political and human rights situation in the held territory had further worsened since the Modi government stripped the region of its special status on August 5, 2019.

They said that on one hand, India had intensified human rights violations, while on the other, a massive onslaught to change the region's demography and its political landscape was launched to convert the Muslim majority of the state into a minority.

Voicing their grave concern over the abysmal situation in the region, they said, "It is high time that the international community should take effective cognizance of the matter and pressurize India to stop bloodshed and violence in Occupied Kashmir".

Citing the United Nations Commission on Human Rights report, they said that the commission had released a detailed report on the...

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