Gilgit Baltistan seeks UN help to get Independence

Gilgit Baltistan seeks UN help to get Independence from illegal occupation of Pakistan

Taking a strong exception to “grave” human rights situation in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan (PoGB), Balawaristan National Front (BNF) chairman Abdul Hamid Khan has appealed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the UN, and the European Union (EU) to exert pressure on Pakistan to end the “illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan” and withdraw its civilians and forces by fulfilling its obligations to the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) resolutions.

Taking a strong exception to “grave” human rights situation in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan (PoGB), Balawaristan National Front (BNF) chairman Abdul Hamid Khan has appealed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the UN, and the European Union (EU) to exert pressure on Pakistan to end the “illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan” and withdraw its civilians and forces by fulfilling its obligations to the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) resolutions — which, he says, is the first step to “establish local authority”.

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In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last month, the BNF chairman, who is living in political asylum here, urged: “The UN should also ask Pakistan to end its illegal occupation of Chitral and Shenaki Kohistan (in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), allowing the local people to rule their motherland as their birth right.”

If Pakistani atrocities against indigenous people continue uncontrolled, South Asia and rest of the civilised world, eventually, will have to face serious environmental and geopolitical consequences, besides human catastrophe, warned Khan, adding that two-million people of this disputed land have no way out, but expect and request Your Excellency to intervene.

Conditional current Gilgit Baltistan has support of it’s Educated personalities to support their Independence from Pakistan . That may take some time but obvious ways U.N may get on it .

Presenting facts to buttress the grave human rights situation in Gilgit-Baltistan, the northernmost administrative territory, under Pakistan’s illegal occupation, Khan claimed, “PoGB has been neglected by the UN since it had passed the UNCIP resolution on April 28, 1949, which asked Pakistan to withdraw its citizens and military within the period of three months.

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