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Geneva: on 40th session of United Nations Human Rights Council, the Kashmiris residing in Europe and members of APHC held a demonstration in front of United Nations Human Rights Council Under the banner of All Parties Hurriyat Conference to draw the attention of international community towards massive human right violations and for the peaceful resolution of long standing Kashmir dispute according to the United Nations resolutions.

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The speakers criticized the government of Indian for summoning of Hurriyat Chairman Mirwiz Umar Farooq and other leaders by the National investigation agency to New Delhi for questioning on concocted and false cases registered against them. They also condemned the detention of JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik under Public Safety act. These pressure tactics by India cannot deter the leadership form pursuing the freedom struggle, which has the full support of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, they said
The speakers while speaking to the gathering said Kashmir issues is pending on the United Nations agenda for the last seven years and is the bone of contention between two nuclear states. Indian Pakistan fought three wars and latest threat of war was avoided by the intervention of international community. Kashmir dispute can any time flare nuclear war between the two nuclear powers, if the dispute is not addressed immediately according to the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, they added
India has launched an all-out war against the defenseless people and killing, torturing, molesting and humiliating them to intimidate into submission, but the valiant people of Jammu and Kashmir have faced these Indian pressure tactics in past and will continue to struggle till the liberation of Jammu and Kashmir from Indian yoke, the speakers reiterated in front of United Nations office.

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Those who spoke to the demonistration were Chaudary Parvez Ashraf ex-senior minister AJK, Sardar Amjad Yousaf Executive Director Kashmir institute of international relations, Hurriyat Conference leaders Altaf Hussain Wani, Faiz Naqshbandi, Hassan Bana, Shamin Shwal and Parvez Ahmad Shah