Bar Asks World To Take Notice Of Happenings In IOK


Bar asks world to take notice of happenings in IOK

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -5th Sep,2016) : The High Court Bar Association (HCBA), condemning the killing of 20-year-old Basit Ahmad Ahangar of Vesu, Qazigund, appealed to the international community to take notice of happenings in Kashmir and ask India to respect the human rights of Kashmiri people.

According to KMS , the HCBA in a written statement issued by the Bar opposed the clearance given by the Indian government for use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells for controlling the crowd in Kashmir.The Bar Association said that the PAVA shells, a chili-based ammunition, is more lethal than pellets.

". as it immobilizes the target temporarily, which can cause instantaneous death of the victim and will affect the other people also adversely, who have breathing and other problems," the Association said.

Condemning the killing of Basit, the spokesman said, "He suffered multiple pellet injuries in his legs and a head wound, after the forces first hit his legs with pellets and thereafter caught hold of him and pushed him from the embankment of the river, resulting in head injuries to him.

The Bar also asked the human rights organizations of the world to take note of firing of pellets by forces on four-year-old Barena in her left eye and her 8 years old brother, Zaffar on his chest and abdomen. APP/rb/mtd/bmq