ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has determined to take the longstanding Kashmir dispute to the United Nations-affiliated International Court of Justice (ICJ) as a part of its diplomatic offensive launched after India on August 5 revoked the particular standing of disputed territory.
International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed the event on Tuesday, whereas chatting with a personal information channel. Qureshi mentioned the choice was taken after contemplating all authorized features and added that the regulation ministry was engaged on the case and would quickly share the small print. The minister, however, emphasised that Pakistan had a robust authorized case towards India.
Individually, Prime Minister’s Particular Assistant on Info Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan mentioned the federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan had given the go forward to strategy the ICJ. She supplied some indications that which points Pakistan was considering to lift in its case.
In response to Awan, Pakistan’s case could be centered on ‘human rights and genocide in Indian-occupied Kashmir.’ A panel of lawyers of worldwide reputation could be employed to current Pakistan’s case forcefully earlier than the ICJ.
The transfer is a part of Pakistan’s efforts to focus on the difficulty of Kashmir, particularly after India unilaterally modified its standing. India whereas abrogating the Article 370 of its structure imposed curfew and different restrictions.
The clampdown has remained in place even two weeks after the Indian resolution. There are reviews that hundreds of Kashmiris have been detained, whereas the residents below the lockdown are dealing with meals scarcity.