Conference held in Iran’s Qom: ‘India must end violence in Kashmir’



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A view of the conference held in Qom

A conference in solidarity with people of Kashmir on Tuesday  was held in Islamic city Qom, Iran.

The conference was organised by Tehreek e Ittehad Ummat Jammu and Kashmir, International Wilayat Mission and Majlis Branch of Majlis e Wahdat Muslimeen in Qom.

The conference was presided over by Hujjatul Islam Dr Syed Shafqat Zaidi Sahab, Top member of Majlis Wahdat Pakistan.

During his speech at the conference, he condemned the Brutal Killings of Muslims in Kashmir, “He urged Muslim communities to support people of Kashmir  openly. Mr Zaidi, also condemned the “Silence of Muslim nations and World human rights organisations towards the attrocities in Yemen and Kashmir.

“India must end violence and killing spree in  Kashmir  at earliest possible Kashmir must be allowed to decide their future”, Mr Zaidi said,

Other speakers also spoke on this occasion and urged India, Pakistan India to enter into dialogue to resolve long pending Kashmir Issue. One of the speakers said: we pay homage to the sacrifices of our brethren in Kashmir and reiterate our unflinching, moral and political support for the just cause of people of Kashmir.

Speakers accused the world body and leading powers of being biased towards people of Kashmir.

Banners and posters were displayed in this confernce, images of  Kashmiri men and women and children were also displayed showing brutalities of indian occupation forces in Kashmir and . And some hundreds of  pamphlets containing detailed report about Killings, property damage, human rights violation in Kashmir were also distributed at the end of this conference.

Banners and posters with messages of Ayatollah Khomeini and Ayatollah Khamenei on them read, “Sympathy, Solidarity and assistance to the people of Kashmir is one of the great duties of Ummah”

Large gatherings of Scholars and students from different nations attended the ‘Solidarity Conference’. Special prayers were also held for the people of Kashmir.


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