Srinagar, Oct 18: Syed Ali Geelani, extended his greetings to Pakistan for being elected as member to UNHRC and said that despite strong opposition from America and India, rest of the 151 countries expressed their faith and their confidence in Pakistan.
It is encouraging, however Pakistan has to share great responsibilities to restore human values, highlight and focus its attention on human rights violations, wherever they occur in the world, added Geelani,
Geelani said that we belong to a religion, which lays stress that.’’ “Saving one life is as if saving entire humanity’’.
Taking inspiration from this, Pakistan and other human rights activists and member countries should take practical measures to save all victimised humans and communities.
Without taking into consideration the, position, power and might of oppressor, we should come with facts and wherever human societies are oppressed, we should lend our support, irrespective of their colour, race, caste and nationality, added Geelani.
Pro-freedom leader said that we hope that keeping in view the due responsibilities, Pakistan will consider and do its best to raise voice for voiceless and for the communities deprived of basic human rights and added that we are sure that Pakistan will play an important role in highlighting the human rights violations subsequent out of ongoing appalling situations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference (G) has called a meeting of its executive council on October 21, Saturday at 10 am at its head office, Hyderpora, here to discuss some important issues including prevailing situation.
The meeting is scheduled to be chaired by amalgam chairman Syed Ali Geelani. Hurriyat spokesperson said all the executive members have been asked to attend the meeting positively.