Bolan Times ( Geneva ): Nasir Aziz Khan a Represetative of Pakistan side kashmir and a key Party memeber of United Kashmir Peoples National Party ( UKPNP ) nformed United Nation that “so called Azad Kashmir is supposed to be a self-governing state, it really has remained a colony of Pakistan”
Yesterday 16th June 2017, Speaking on his intervention during 35th Human Right Council Session here in United Nation Office Geneva Switzerland, Nasir Aziz said ” The Government has not only neglected this area’s development, it has systematically indulged in politically repressing the people”
” Exploitation of natural resources in Gilgit-Baltistan and so-called Azad Kashmir has deprived the natives of the region from their own natural wealth. Islamabad is constructing mega dams, China Pakistan Economic Corridor project which runs across our region before it enters Pakistan. Mega projects in a disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir is a clear violation of international laws and UNCIP resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.”
Quoting Human Rights Commision of Pakistan , Nasir Aziz said ” On 06th March 2017, (HRCP) has reported that in Gilgit-Baltistan hundreds of young political workers and rights activists are behind bars under Anti-Terrorist Act, which was enact in Pakistan primarily to eliminate dangerous terrorists. Any voice for rights in so-called Azad Kashmir Gilgit-Baltistanis suppress by law enforcement agencies.
“Security forces continue to act with impunity and are accused of widespread human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, torture, deaths in custody and extrajudicial executions targeting political activists, journalists,religious minorities human rights defenders and pro-independence ” He added