August 2001 News

JKLF on diplomatic mission in Geneva

10 August 2001
The Daily Excelsior
Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has sent a delegation of its senior members to United Nations (UN) in Geneva to participate in the 53rd session of the UN Subcommission on Human Rights. The delegation is headed by Mr Abdul Majid Tramboo and among its other members include Usman Raheem Ahmed. A JKLF handout issued here today said, its chairman Yasin Malik has sent the delegation on a diplomatic mission to Geneva to increase awareness and support for the struggle of independence in Kashmir and to elicit the effective attention of UN Human Rights body towards the plight of people of Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation will be making a number of interventions before the Subcommission informing the United Nations about the plight of the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of international law including the UN Frameworks on human rights and fundamental freedoms, admission of justice, economic, social and cultural rights and the protection of indigenous people, the statement said. It further added that JKLF delegation will be meeting diplomats from a number of important countries to apprise them about the plight of the people of J&K and discuss with them the potentials for the solution of the Kashmir dispute through the restoration of sovereign independence to Jammu and Kashmir.


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