22/11/2018 Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Mohd Ashraf Sehrai Sehrai welcomes UN over passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination.
Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Mohd Ashraf Sehrai Hails Ambassador Lodhi and pakistans extensive efforts over introducing Pakistan’s resolution on the right of self determination which was adopted unanimously by the UN’s Third Ctte today with a record number of 83 countries co-sponsoring it .The draft resolution, which reaffirms the right to self-determination for people who are subjected to colonial, foreign and alien occupation,and will now go up to the 193-member Assembly for official endorsement next month.
Sehrai said, the adoption of the resolution reaffirms that the right to self-determination for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine is the fact of having to be respected and not removed or ignored.
In a statement to press Sehrai sahib, also thanked the co-sponsors and UN for showing their “firm and unwavering commitment to the right to self-determination for all occupied, oppressed and suffering people of kashmir and palestine. He said,(Sehrai) it reaffirms the continued relevance of the right to self-determination, and sends a strong message of support to people of kashmir and palestine who still find themselves subjugated and oppressed.The resolution serves to focus the world’s attention on the struggle by people in Kashmir and Palestine for their inalienable right to self-determination.Sehrai said,the UN/UNSC has a moral and political obligation to the people of kashmir as promise made to us by the same institution to hold a plebscite in kashmir which so far not been fullfilled as a result humanity is suffering immensely since 7 decades.
Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Sehrai sahib said,Jammu and Kashmir is not a territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. It is primarily a question of the rights of the peoples of the State of J&K. Jammu and Kashmir is not a territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. It is primarily a question of the rights of the peoples of the State of J&K. Regretting the “lack of sustained attention”on Kashmir by international community, Sehrai sahib said,Since we believe and understand that Kashmir dispute remains at the centre of the regional conflict.So we appeal United Nations and international community to intervene and challenge the behaviour of Indian state towards the Kashmiri’s and urge it to stop the reign of terror and initiate processes for granting Right to Self Determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir as you did in East Timur and Sudan He (Sehrai) said Kashmir issue has multiplied human tragedies and it was because of this lingering issue that millions of people were facing immense hardship as over 10 thousand disappeared,over 5 lac killed , properties destroyed worth of millions and a state of uncertainty and instability was looming over the whole south Asian region.
Tehreek-E-Hurriyat Chairman Mohd Ashraf Sehrai also expressed his gratitude to Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen over the “seminar and photo exhibition on Kashmir”, reiterated OIC’s full support to the people of Kashmir in their “legitimate struggle” for the fundamental right to self-determination and expressed hope that he would play a “positive and effective role” for its peaceful settlement .