UKPNP highlights human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in a Canada seminar

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Calgary/IBNS: Kashmiri political activists have raised concerns over the human rights violations taking place in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) during a seminar held recently in the Canadian city of Calgary.

The event organised by the United Kashmir People’s National Party (UKPNP) North America announced massive demonstrations across PoK and other parts of the world in support of the Awami Action Committee, reported ANI.

 UKPNP’s Canada President Sardar Riaz Khan, and Alberta President Sardar Niaz Ahmed, ere among the key leaders who addressed the event.

The outfit’s General Secretary of North America Sardar Tahir Aziz outlined the party’s manifesto, rules, and regulations, addressing challenges faced by party workers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), the news agency reported.

Aziz condemned the harassment of UKPNP workers in Kotli and urged unity among party members in supporting those facing harm, as per a UKPNP press release as quoted by ANI.

Advocate Sardar Rasheed Yousaf affirmed the UKPNP’s commitment to the ongoing movement for fundamental rights in PoK.