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Pakistan reiterates demand for establishing UN OHCHR office in IOK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday reiterated its demand for establishing an office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights' (OHCHR) Commission to probe into the human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) by the Indian army. “Today, marks the 70th year since the UNSC’s resolution granting the right to self determination to Kashmiris was adopted - the continuing bloodbath in #IOK and unresolved #Jammu&Kashmir dispute is a collective failure of the world,” Foreign Office spokesperson Dr…

India must release Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez: UNHRC

GENEVA: The Indian government must immediately release prominent Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez arrested last month on charges of involvement in activities against the public order, a group of United Nations experts urged on Wednesday. Khurram Parvez, 39, coordinator of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCSS) has long campaigned against human rights violations committed by state forces in  Indian-Occupied Kashmir. In a statement issued by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights…