Srinagar: Deploring the silence of international community over the civilian killings during the past few months, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday urged Britain to use its influence to end the human rights violations in Kashmir.
Mirwaiz who was called upon by Sharon McDonald, the second secretary of the British High Commission in Islamabad and Victoria Whitford, first secretary Â of the British High Commission in New Delhi apprised the Â British diplomats about the situation in Kashmir. â€œWhile the democratic countries of the world are at the forefront of raising their voice against human rights violations, the silence over the killings in Kashmir is reflective of dual standards,â€ Mirwaiz told the diplomats, according to a statement issued here. Â Hurriyat executive members Professor Abdul Gani Bhat and Bilal Gani Lone were also present at the meeting that took place at the Mirwaizâ€™s Nageen residence.
The diplomats assured the Hurriyat leaders that Britain was playing its role on a diplomatic level for a just and sustainable solution to the Kashmir issue, the spokesman said.
Maintaining that the Hurriyat Conference had always advocated meaningful and result-oriented talks on Kashmir, the Hurriyat leaders, however, rejected participation in any kind of dialogue process that â€œis used to delay a resolution of the Kashmir dispute.â€