International Islamic University Islamabad to establish a separate ‘Kashmir Desk’

The International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has decided to establish a ‘Kashmir Desk’ to highlight Indian atrocities on Kashmiri Muslims in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The announcement was made by Professor Dr Masoom Yasinzai of IIUI on Tuesday during an event in connection with Independence Day celebrations.

According to Dr Yasinzai, a Kashmir Desk will be set up at IIUI’s female campus will highlight Kashmir’s literature, history and culture and its significance in wake of suppression and subjugation by Indian forces in IOK.

Kashmir Desk will serve as a platform to highlight and condemn Indian atrocities in the disputed valley of Jammu and Kashmir and will apprise the world of human rights violations in IOK by Indian forces.

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The development comes as Pakistan has been actively highlighting and apprising the world of the grave human rights violation in IOK which have experienced a sudden surge since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution by the Indian government.

Pakistan on August 5th observed Youm-e-Istehsaal-e-Kashmir to mark the first anniversary of revocation of special autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir.