Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU)’s team has arrived in Budapest, the Capital of Hungary in connection with the widespread awareness movement on Kashmir’s issue titled ‘One Million Signature Campaign’.

The EU based campaign had been first launched in Belgium and so far, a large number the people in the different European countries have signed the documents of the signature drive.

Local NGOs and social activists based in different European countries have supported the motivation of move and holding camps in the context in the host countries.

About new destinations of the move, Chairman Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed said, the one-day camp in Budapest was a successful step as a number of the Hungarian people made their initials on the documents of the signature’s campaign .

According to him, after Hungary, the one-day camps would be also held respectively 10th May (Tuesday) in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and on 11th May (Wednesday) in Vienna, the capital of Austria.

Mr Ali Raza Syed said, the Council has already organized successful camps in connection with the signature campaign in the different EU countries and a massive number of people showed their positive response in the context.

It is important to mention that basic aim of the EU based signature drive is to collect a million signatures in order to highlight the conflict of Kashmir and pressurize New Delhi to stop the human rights abuses perpetrated by the Indian forces in the Indian held Kashmir (IHK).

The collection of one million signatures will be presented in the shape of the document to the ‘European Parliament’s human rights committee’ in order to raise the issue of violations of human rights in IHK.

On the occasion of the camp in Hungary, Chairman Kashmir Council EU expressed serious concern over the grave human rights violations by Indian troops in the Held Kashmir.

Condemning the violations, he pointed out the issues related to killing of innocent people in extra judicial actions, illegal detention of youth and political leaders and enormous search operations against innocent masses by Indian security forces in the occupied territory.

Ali Raza Syed urged International Community specially United Nation (UN) and EU to stop human rights abuses in IHK and take necessary steps for a suitable and peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with wishes of people of Kashmir.