April 1999 News

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Free Gilgit, Balatistan from clutches of Pakistan

8th April 1999
Daily Excelsior

JAMMU: Mr Faqir Mohammad Khan, MLA of ruling party from Gurez today urged the renowned Human Rights world organisations to take some concrete steps to free Gilgit and Balatistan from the clutches of Pakistani Government.

This statement was made by the Legislator during Zero Hour while giving details of the deplorable plight of people living in that part of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

"I belong to the Dachin community and that area is also part of state. So, it is my duty to raise issue pertaining to my people in this august House", he said.

The Pakistani Government does not allow any civil movement to gain momentum in that area and resort to harsh measures to curb all such issues pertaining to the populace.

"The Human Right organisations of the world to look into the sordid affair and put an end to atrocities of the people", he pleaded.

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