Islamabad, October 26, 2015: President Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies, Senator Sehar Kamran (TI) said it was on this day 68 years ago when Indian forces unconstitutionally and without any moral justification entered the valley of Jammu and Kashmir and till date has set new records of human rights violations and barbarity in the valley. She said this day is referred to as Black Day because the occupation of Kashmir by Indian was in complete violation of the partition plan of 1947 and against the aspirations of the people of Kashmir.
Senator Kamran said India for a long time has subjugated the rights of people of Kashmir yet it portrays itself to be the champion of democracy yet imposing undeclared curfew and restrictions as well as ban on Muharram processions to name a few.
Senator Sehar Kamran said Pakistan has always stated the Kashmir dispute should be resolved according to the United Nations resolutions and the aspirations of the people of Kashmir. All road of peace pass through Kashmir. Today, Kashmir is the biggest militarized zone in the world and the people of the valley are rendering innumerable sacrifices everyday just to gain freedom the Indian shackles, the lives of hundreds and thousands of people are at stake which cannot be ignored any longer, she said. Senator Kamran said the world community must come together and resolve this dispute as it is no longer about geography but it has morphed into a humanitarian issue.