Civil society condemns killing of civilians along LoC

Bagh, AJK: Civil society groups in  Pakistan administrated Kashmir have condemned civilian deaths along the Line of Control and urged Pakistan and India to resolve Kashmir conflict through dialogue to save the lives of common citizens.

This demand was made in World Peace Day Celebrations organised by Press for Peace (PFP) which is a civil society group working for sustainable peace and development.  The Peace Day celebrations were also supported and joined by Bagh Press Club, Union of Journalists, Central Union of Journalists, Trade Unions and other organisations.

On this occasion addressing a rally in Bagh, speakers expressed their deep concern over tensions between India and Pakistan along borders

“Recent shelling at Line of Control has worsened the socioeconomic conditions on both sides of border, therefore, India and Pakistani should respect breaches of ceasefire agreement”, they said.

They said that it is time for world community to bring concentrate measures to defeat extremist forces to bring peace in conflict regions.

‘”Billions of dollars are wasted on the production and sales of arms, which could have been spent to lesson miseries of humanity”.

The speakers urged United Nations to play a decisive role to stop bloodshed in Kashmir, Burma, Afghanistan, Palestine and other regions.

“Sustainable peace in the world could not be achieved unless every citizen of the world is empowered and each nation is treated equally “, they mainlined.

Press For Peace senior official and representatives of Trade unions Yousuf Kashmiri, Shoukat Temoor, Pervez ulHasn, Sardar Ishtiaq, Tahir Abbasi, Raja Ashraf and others spoke on this occasion.

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