International academics declare use of pellet gins in IOK by Indian troops as against International Humanitarian Law
SEOUL - Korean professors declared the use of pellet guns by Indian forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) as contrary to the International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
Their views were expressed by eminent academicians at a Workshop on International Humanitarian Law in the context of Kashmir issue, which was organized at the Korea Press Club by the Embassy of Pakistan, Seoul.
Distinguished professors were the keynote speakers at the Workshop including Dr. Asif Qureshi, Professor of International Law at Korea University, Dr. Eric Lee, Professor of International Law at Dongguk University and Dr. Lee Whiejin, Ex-Ambassador of Republic of Korea.
Ambassador of Pakistan Rahim Hayat Qureshi condemned the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian occupation forces in the Occupied Kashmir.
He said that peace in South Asia is impossible without resolution of the outstanding Kashmir dispute, and that no solution is workable without recognition of this right of the people.
The guest speakers shed light on the violations of International Humanitarian Law in the held valley of Kashmir.