Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated the lead role that Amnesty International is playing in presenting the real state of human rights in Occupied Kashmir and amplifying the voices of the Kashmiri population in a state of seven-week long lockdown.
He was discussing the dire human rights and humanitarian situation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir with Secretary General, Amnesty International Komi Naidoo who called on him in New York on Sunday.
The Prime Minister said efforts of Amnesty International had helped raise international community’s awareness about the continuing suffering of the Kashmiri people.
Imran Khan lauded Amnesty’s report on the use of pellet guns by India and their devastating impact on Kashmiri youth.
Komi Naidoo briefed the Prime Minister on Amnesty’s advocacy work on Kashmir including #LetKashmirSpeak. He updated the Prime Minister on Amnesty’s work relating to climate justice and suggested consideration of Global South advocacy by the Prime Minister on a range of climate change related issues.
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