OIC to mull over Indian atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in its 47th Council of Foreign Minister (CFM) meeting, is set to discuss prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and Indian atrocities, brutalities in the occupied valley.

As per details, Pakistan has approached OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir to hold emergency virtual meeting of Foreign Minsters of other member nations including Azerbaijan, Niger, Saudi Arabia and Turkey along with OIC-Independent Permanent HR Commission (IPHRC) to discuss worsening situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The forum is set to expose Indian brutalities and atrocities in the disputed valley against its Muslim majority population.

It will also accentuate grave human rights violations by Indian forces, urging Muslim countries to take notice of the persecution of Muslims in the disputed territory.

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi will represent Pakistan in the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC which will be attended by representatives from 57 OIC member states and five other observer states.

Varying issues will be discussed include Palestine; Jammu and Kashmir dispute, situation of Muslim communities and minorities in non-OIC states, OIC 2025 Program of Action and various matters related to promotion of civilizational, cultural and religious dialogue.

Furthermore, Western reluctance to take notice of Indian actions and refrainment form imposing necessary sanctions will also be discussed along with Indian influence, ties with Arab world.

FM Qureshi is expected to underscore the fact that India is being widely criticized by various human rights organizations for its actions in Jammu and Kashmir and its draconian policies, practices against minorities especially Muslims.

The premier will highlight Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and other policies adopted by Narendra Modi’s government aimed at altering demographic dynamics that essentially are a blatant violation of international laws.

The 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of OIC is scheduled to be held on November 27th – 28th in Niger.