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Kashmiris to hold vigil in Geneva against HR abuses in IOK

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by September 16, 2015 General

Geneva, September 16, 2015 (PPI-OT): Kashmiris worldwide will descent on the United Nations building on Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland, to hold a peaceful vigil against India’s violations of international humanitarian law and the massive rights abuses in Kashmir. The day’s activities also include a press conference at the Club Suisse de la Presse, where Kashmiri leaders in exile and human rights defenders in Azad [free] Kashmir, and in Indian-occupied Kashmir will participate. Approximate time is between 1300-1500Hrs. PST.

This press conference will be streamed online live in high video quality. Kashmiri activists in Pakistan will provide the link to Pakistani TV stations for live coverage. We also request that you run news updates on this story as it becomes available. The YFK Media Team in Islamabad will ensure that video and text updates become available to you instantly.

Our contact persons, whose numbers are mentioned below, will remain in contact with your newsroom to keep you updated. The event at the Geneva Press Club is titled, ‘Kashmir and the Standoff Between Nuclear States of Pakistan and India’. Speakers include: Mirza Khalid Mehmood, Altaf Hussain Wani, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi, Ch. Pervez Ashraf, Sardar Amjad Yousaf Khan and Ahmed Qureshi.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Email: info@kmsnews.org
Phone: 92-51-4435548, 4435549
Fax: 92-51-4861736

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