Time demanded UN intervention in Kashmir – Muhammad Farooq Rehmani
Islamabad 11 Oct, 2010: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has emphasized that the current freedom struggle is too forceful to be suppressed by coercion or lured into any trap. But it was on this stage that Pakistan along with her contact group of OIC must launch a diplomatic campaign in UN for the intervention of the Secretary General in the troubled region, he said. Adding further that if the World Body was guardian of peace and security in the world, then certainly bloodshed by the Indian troops in Kashmir implore the Secretary General for intervention and it could exercise its authority to prevent ethnic cleansing by Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir.
He reminded UN that Kashmir was still a lingering issue on its agenda by virtue of specific Kashmir resolutions, which left no excuse for delay on the prevailing situation in the troubled area.
He demanded to at least of constituting a commission on Kashmir to be sent to India, Pakistan and Srinagar to take stock of the situation on spot and further recommend steps to remove hurdles in the way of referendum in Kashmir or otherwise. He warned that United Nation’s silence on this situation could weaken the authority of the UN plunge South Asia in another chaos—war and anarchy.