Kashmiris most oppressed nation: Senator Rehman Malik

Islamabad: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior and PPP senior leader Senator A. Rehman Malik said that Kashmiris are the most oppressed and helpless nation in the world.

He said that more than 500 days have passed since the brutal curfew is imposed by Indian Forces in the valley of Kashmir adding that PM Narendra Modi has imprisoned and cages the unarmed Kashmiris.

On the Kashmir Solidarity Day, while addressing a press conference, Senator Rehman Malik said that on directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian forces are committing unprecedented brutalities in terms of mass murdering, mass blinding through pelleting, rapes, tortures, enforced disappearances, political repression, and suppression of freedom of speech.

“No one, including the United Nations and the international community, has taken any action against Narendra Modi so far,” he said. He said that seven decades passed but the Kashmir issue is limited to merely slogans without any pragmatic solution while Kashmir cannot be free from mere rhetoric. He said that the whole Pakistani nation expresses full solidarity with the people of Kashmir and assures them that the Pakistani nation is by their side till their freedom from Indian illegal confinement. He said that on this important day when we are expressing solidarity with Kashmiris, the government should have summoned a joint sitting of Parliament and had passed a resolution strongly condemning Indian brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He said that the government has disappointed the nation and Kashmiris over the Kashmir issue

He said that Coronavirus is spreading speedily and countries around the world are administering the vaccine to their populations but unfortunately no one is worried about the coronavirus vaccine for Kashmiris.

Senator A. Rehman Malik expressed his heartfelt grief over the tragic and barbaric terrorist act in Mach wherein 13 miners from Hazara Shia community were mercilessly slaughtered after their abduction. He urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to cancel all scheduled engagements and reach Balochistan for sympathies with the oppressed Hazara community. He said that as Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior, he is ready to go to Balochistan to express solidarity with families of martyrs of Hazara community. He said that PM Narendra Modi in a speech had threatened that he will teach a lesson to Pakistan in Balochistan so India is continuously interfering in Balochistan and trying to incite sectarian clashes.

Senator Rehman Malik said that in a letter he has advised Prime Minister Imran Khan to move in ICJ and UN against India for its interference in Pakistan. He said that we have to give up its defensive policy against India and should adopt an offensive policy as it is the need of the hour to change our policy towards India. He said that our Foreign Ministry has to give a full be aggressive towards India and expose its designs before the international community. He expressed that unfortunately, Pakistan has been playing on the Indian pitch for the last seven decades and Pakistan will have to make its own pitch against India.

While paying rich tribute to Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto on his birthday, Senator A. Rehman Malik said that Allah had blessed Pakistan in the form of great charismatic leader Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He said that Bhutto’s ideology was popular throughout the world and he laid down his life but didn’t let Pakistan’s nuclear programme be derailed and didn’t compromise on his towering principles. At the end, Shaheed Zulfiqar Bhutto birthday was celebrated in a cake cutting ceremony held at the residence of Senator A. Rehman Malik.