Global community must hold India accountable for war crimes, HR violations in IOK*.

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London -- Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, thanked the people of London and the United Kingdom for marking the Kashmir Solidarity Day with unprecedented passion, fervour and commitment this year.

He was speaking at a large gathering of British parliamentarians, councillors, professionals, human rights activists, and community leaders. The Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, addressed the conference as keynote speaker.

The event was hosted by Honourable Imran Hussain, Shadow Minister of Justice. President Masood Khan thanked the UK Parliament and Government for rejecting and turning down India's demarches and objections to an international conference on Kashmir organized by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pakistan in the House of Commons. He said: 'The Indian occupation forces in Kashmir have smothered the voices of the Kashmiris in IOK. They have taken away their right to freedom of expression. They have imposed a gag order in IOK. They wanted to extend that gag order to the British Parliament. But the United Kingdom said NO to India.' The President conveyed the gratitude of the people of IOK to the UK for its decisive and dismissive response to India.

The President said that the UK was itself preoccupied with Brexit and its repercussions, and yet it chose to give time to Kashmir for two consecutive days to express solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir.

First, an international conference was held. Second, robust and large demonstrations were held in Parliament Square and in front of 10 Downing Street. Third, a big event was being hosted by MP Imran Hussain which included an exhibition of pictures depicting human atrocities in IOK, also

displaying the horrendous images of mass...

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