India can no longer hoodwink international community on Kashmir: AJK President.

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

While talking to journalists in the federal metropolis on Sunday, the two leaders said that, besides China, many other members of the Group would skip India sponsored meeting being held in occupied Srinagar

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 IoK was meant to hoodwink the international community by creating a false impression that everything was normal in Kashmir.

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

They said that on the 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...

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