​​​Conference On CPEC


Organized by


Jammu Kashmir International People's Alliance(JKIPA)

 in Birmigham ,United Kingdom


Resolutions passed in a conference on CPEC, arranged by JK International People's Alliance
29th May-2016 - Birmingham - United Kingdom.
Resolutions
Resolutions passed in a conference arranged by Jammu Kashmir International People’s Alliance on 29 May 2016 in Birmingham, England. The Conference was attended by leaders of Kashmiri parties, scholars, Councilors and prominent members of Kashmiri and Pakistani Civil Society.
Title: How China Pakistan Economic Corridor will affect people of former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir?
This Conference unanimously:
1. Declare that Former Princely State of Jammu Kashmir is one political entity; and the entire State, which includes areas of Gilgit Baltistan, so called Azad Kashmir, Jammu, Valley of Kashmir and Ladakh is disputed; and future of the entire former State is yet to be determined;
2. Acknowledge Pakistan’s right to development, hence do not oppose construction of the CPEC, however, we strongly feel that people of Gilgit Baltistan should also benefit from this mega project and they should be part of the decision making;
3. Request the relevant authorities to formulate policies that will empower people of Gilgit Baltistan, develop their educational, professional, and technical skills; and build infrastructure in such a way that people of Baltistan and Azad Kashmir could also benefit from the CPEC;
4. Urge both India and Pakistan to make serious efforts to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir State; and that will start a new era of friendship and cooperation which will bring economic prosperity and stability to the region;
5. Emphasis that State Subject Ordinance gives identity to all citizens of former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir. It is regrettable that Pakistan has over the years violated this law in Gilgit Baltistan which has created serious social, economic and political problems because of migration of Pakistanis in to the region. We urge the government of Pakistan to respect State Subject laws and ensure that all non - local people settled here are repatriated;
6. Concerned about the denial of civil, political, economic and social rights to the people of Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Kashmir; and emphasis that in order to promote development, urgent attention must be given to the promotion and protection of fundamental human rights as enshrined in the UN Charter;
7. Demand that treason charges against political prisoners must be dropped and all such prisoners, including Baba Jan must be released without any delay.
8. Call upon both China and Pakistan that the CPEC is being built through a disputed territory, therefore, a provision should be incorporated in the agreement that future government of the former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir should have a right to negotiate new terms with the respective governments of China and Pakistan.

Report of UKPNP and AWP conference held on 15 May 2016 at Islamabad "The incoming election of AJK assembly under Act 1974 and the rights of the people's of Azad Jammu and Kashmir"

Exiled Chairman UKPNP, “ Quaid-E-Kashmir “ Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri is doing Signature At Swiss press Club


EIAS Briefing Seminar "Peace and Security

in South Asia:  A conversation with Pakistan's Foreign Secretary" at Brussels

Jammu Kashmir International People's Alliance (JKIPA) has organized a conference on Tuesday, 6th September-2016, under the title of, "Terrorism and extremism in the global & regional context.
Gilgit Baltistan post EU Resolution.

How extremism has deterred freedom struggle of the people of Jammu & Kashmir.  

Democratic dispensation in Pakistani Peripheries."


Resolutions passed in a conference held under the aegis of Jammu Kashmir International People’s Alliance (JKIPA) on 6th of September- 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

(1) Declare that state of Jammu and Kashmir is indispensable political entity that comprises areas of Gilgit Baltistan, Jammu, Ladakh, Kashmir valley and so called Azad Kashmir including Shaksgam Valley which is handed over to people’s republic of china by Pakistan.

Endorse that only institutions of dialogue can pitch an amicable solution of the Jammu & Kashmir dispute.

(2) Stress that a national reconciliation process should be encouraged between the divided regions of the former princely state.

(3) Reaffirm its commitment to continue peaceful resolve of the problem, and deplore that violence in any shape and anywhere in the state can’t yield any pragmatic changes.

(4) Call upon world community and particularly on European Union to use its good offices for a peaceful settlement of the conflict. The EU should also follow up its 24th May-2007 Resolution titled “Kashmir Present Situation and Future Prospect”

(5) Assert that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor has detrimental effects on Gilgit Baltistan environment, lament that the neighboring countries are colonizing natural resources of the disputed region of Gilgit Baltistan and so called Azad Kashmir.

(6) Herald both Pakistan and China that the project of their Geo-strategic interest is destroying ecosystem and livelihood of vulnerable communities.

(7) Recommend that the people of the divided and disputed state of Jammu & Kashmir are the major stakeholders in any dialogue process. Therefore they must be recognized as center of dialogue between Pakistan and India.

(8) Demand that since the China, Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is being built through a disputed region, therefore, a provision should be incorporated in the agreement that future government of the state of Jammu & Kashmir shall have a right to negotiate new terms with the respective governments of Pakistan and China. Asking both governments of Pakistan and China to officially recognize Gilgit Baltistan as a disputed region and part of the former princely state of Jammu & Kashmir,

(9) Deplore sedition charges leveled against political leaders of Gilgit Baltistan and so called Azad Kashmir, and demand that such fabricated charges must withdrawn. All political prisoners in all parts of the state including Baba Jan and his colleagues should released unconditionally. Ban on books and constitutional restraints on freedom of expression and thoughts are unacceptable in Pakistani peripheries.

(10) Criticize on the extension of Protection of Pakistan Ordinance and National Action Plan in Pakistani peripheries are in principal contradiction with the UNCIP resolutions on Jammu & Kashmir.

(11) Emphasis on the revival of state subject rule in Gilgit Baltistan and reiterate that any demographic change in these areas would be rejected.

(12) Asking world community to special focus of constitutional restraints and democratic dispensation in Pakistani administered Kashmir region, demand that Pakistan must fulfill its commitment with regard to the truce agreement of 1948.

Resolutions passed in a conference


arranged


                                 by

Jammu Kashmir International People’s Alliance ( JKIPA ) at Torino Italy 
On 7th August 2016

"China Pakistan Economic Corridor and its political and environmental Implications on the Region."

This Conference unanimously:

1. Declare that State of Jammu Kashmir is one political entity; and the entire State, which includes areas of Gilgit Baltistan, so called Azad Kashmir, Jammu, Valley of Kashmir and Ladakh is disputed.

2. Assert that terrorism, religious intolerance and extremism are major threats to peace and fundamental human rights of people; therefore, they must be opposed in all forms and shapes by all governments, political and civil society organizations.

3. Condemn growing human rights violations in Kashmir; and strongly urge the authorities to respect human life, and liberty of the people, as it is their prime responsibility to ensure peace and stability, and that there is no threat to human life.

4. Express serious concern on the construction of the CPEC and exploitation of our national resources in Gilgit Baltistan by Pakistan and China; and strongly criticize deliberate endeavours of both countries to deprive benefits of the CPEC to the local inhabitants of Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Kashmir.

5. Remind both governments that the CPEC will result in added pollution and serious environmental issues which will change the ecosystem of the region with disastrous consequences for human and wild life.

6. Urge both China and Pakistan to take appropriate measures to deal with issues related to environment; and formulate policies that will empower people of Gilgit Baltistan, develop their educational, professional, and technical skills that people of Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir could also benefit from the CPEC.

7. Demand that since the CPEC is being built through a disputed territory, therefore, a provision should be incorporated in the agreement that future government of the former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir should have a right to negotiate new terms with the respective governments of China and Pakistan.

8. Recommend that Kashmir dispute should be resolved through a process of dialogue, and by adopting all peaceful means and in accordance with aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir State.

9. Disturbed about the denial of civil, political and social rights to the people of forcibly divided State of Jammu and Kashmir; and demand that all such laws, ordinances, Pronouncements and Acts should be abolished which curb fundamental rights of the citizens.

10. Deplore sedition charges levelled against political leaders of Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir; and demand that these charges must be dropped and all political prisoners must be released, including Baba Jan and his colleagues who were tried under Anti Terrorist Acts and facing 40 years life imprisonment.

11. Criticise actions of Azad Kashmiri authorities for banning books on Kashmir, and booklets and literature related to history of State of Jammu and Kashmir; and demand that the right of expression must be respected.

12. Emphasis that State Subject Ordinance gives identity to all citizens of former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir. It is regrettable that Pakistan has over the years violated this law in Gilgit Baltistan and in so called Azad Kashmir, which has created serious social, economic and political problems because of migration of Pakistanis in to the region. We urge the government of Pakistan to respect State Subject laws and ensure that all non - local people settled here are repatriated.

13. Point out that during our most difficult time when we faced a natural disaster in the form of devastating earthquake in which tens of thousands of people perished and millions were uprooted, China was not among the countries which extended helping hand. However, it is sad to note that China with help of Pakistan is very keen in plundering our resources.

JKIPA-

Nasir Aziz Khan, Central Spokesperson UKPNP issued a statement and said that 5th February solidarity day with Jammu and Kashmir is a clumsy joke with people of Jammu & Kashmir . There is no historical significance of this day in Jammu & Kashmir. It is a conspiracy to communalise our society and divide our motherland Jammu Kashmir on religious basis. Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri Exiled Chairman of United Kashmir People's National Party(UKPNP) in a press statement communicated party workers to celebrate 16th March as national Day of State of Jammu and Kashmir.Because 16th March 1846 is the foundation day of former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir at this day treaty of Amratser was signed and State of Jammu and Kashmir was formed. لام آبااسلام آباد() متحدہ کشمیر پیپلز نیشنل پارٹی کے مرکزی نو منتخب عہدیداروں کے اعزاز میں پارٹی کے پنجاب زون کی جانب سے استقبالیہ تقریب کا انعقاد کیا گیا۔استقبالیہ کا اہتمام راولاکوٹ ہورنہ میرہ سے تعلق رکھنے والے پی این پی کے سینئر رہنما عاطف خالد نے کیا۔تقریب کی صدارت پی این پی پنجاب زون کے صدر سردار راشد نے کی جبکہ نظامت کے فرائض پنجاب زون کی سیکرٹری کامریڈ سردار تانیہ خان نے سرانجام دیے۔ تقریب راولپنڈی کے مقامی ہوٹل میں ہوئی جس میں متحدہ کشمیر پی این پی کے نو منتخب مرکزی سینئر وائس چیئرمین سردار آفتاب حسین، وائس چیئرمین محمد بشیر راجہ، سیکرٹری امور نسواں کامریڈ نگہت گردیزی، مرکزی رہنماؤں سردار اعجاز کشمیری، شکیل عامر، سردار خضر ایڈووکیٹ، سردار وحید، بابر تاس اور دیگر نے شرکت کی اور خطاب کیا۔ اس موقع پر معروف سیاسی کارکن کامریڈ آمنہ بٹ نے متحدہ کشمیر پیپلز نیشنل پارٹی میں شمولیت کا اعلان کیا۔ استقبالیہ تقریب سے خطاب کرتے ہوئے سینئر وائس چیئرمین سردار آفتاب حسین، میزبان عاطف خالد اور دیگر مقررین نے کہا کہ متحدہ کشمیر پیپلز نیشنل پارٹی ریاست جموں و کشمیر کی قومی آزادی اور غیر طبقاتی سماج کے قیام کے لیے بر سر پیکار ہے اور ہماری جدوجہد مقاصد کے حصول تک جاری و ساری رہے گی۔ مقررین نے آزاد کشمیر اور گلگت بلتستان میں انسانی حقوق کی پامالیوں کو شدید تنقید کا نشانہ بنایا اور مطالبہ کیا کہ مسئلہ کشمیر کے حتمی حل تک آزاد کشمیر و گلگت بلتستان کو وہ تمام حقوق دیے جائیں جسکا اقوام متحدہ میں وعدہ کیا گیا تھا۔ انھوں نے کہا ہے کہ اکیسویں صدی میں جب جانوروں کے بھی حقوق ہیں ہمارے اوپر 70 برس سے الحاق کی شق مسلط ہے۔ لینٹ افسران آج بھی ریاستی حکمرانوں کے آگے جوابدہ نہیں ہیں۔ ہماری اسمبلی کا ممبر آج بھی کوئی قانون سازی نہیں کر سکتا۔ بلدیاتی ادارے،طلبہ یونین آج بھی نہیں ہیں حالانکہ طلبہ یونین سے ہی لیڈر شپ پیدا ہوتی ہے۔انھوں نے کہا کہ سیاسی پارٹیاں اور جمہوریت کتنی ہی بد تر ہوں بہتری انہی سے آئے گی۔ امریت اور مارشلا سے مراد بغیر کسی آئین قانون و ضابطے کے رہنا ہے۔ مقررین نے کہا کہ ہمارے معاشرے میں سوال کرنے والے آج بھی کافر قرار دیے جاتے ہیں۔ زندہ معاشرے انسان کو سوال کرنے کا حق دیتے ہیں اور مردہ معاشرے میں صرف چپ رہنے کی تلقین کی جاتی ہے۔ اگرچہ ریاست ہمیشہ جبر کے نتیجے میں بنتی ہے لیکن قیام کے بعد ایسے قوانین بنائے جاتے ہیں جو انسانوں کی فلاح کیلئے ہوں۔ رہنماوں نے کہا کہ مہاراجہ کے دور میں73فیصد رقبے پر جنگلات تھے آج صرف 10فیصد رہ گئے۔ محکمے اور ٹمبر مافیا نے ملکر ہمارا قدرتی حسن لوٹ لیا، ٹمبر مافیا حکمران بن گئے لیکن ہم خاموش ہیں اس لئے کہ بنیادی طور پر ہم بہادر لوگ نہیں ہیں۔ ہم اسرائیل،امریکہ اور انڈیا کیخلاف جلوس نکالتے ہیں لیکن جو ہمارے اوپر ظلم کرتے ہیں انکے خلاف نہیں بولتے۔ انھوں نے کہا کہ آزاد کشمیر کی حکومت کا یہ حال ہے کہ آپ اپنے دریاؤں کا پانی نہیں استعمال کر سکتے۔ دو دریاؤں کے رخ موڑ کر مظفرآباد میں ڈیم بنایا گیا۔ مظفر آباد کے 6 لاکھ انسانوں کی زندگیاں تباہی کے دھانے پہنچا دی گئی ہیں۔ انھوں نے کہا کہ ہم پاکستان کی ضرورت کیخلاف نہیں لیکن بتایا جائے کہ ڈیم کس کی ملکیت ہے اور اسکا ہماری ریاست کو کیا فائدہ ہے۔ ہمارا قدرتی ماحول تباہ،گھر بار اجڑ گئے لیکن ملے گا کیا یہ تو بتایا جائے۔ مقررین نے کہا کہ عالمی پابندی کے باوجود ہماری ریاست میں دہشتگرد دندناتے پھر رہے ہیں راولاکوٹ، باغ، مظفرآباد سمیت ریاست میں آپکو جلسہ کرنے کیلئے بھی ریاست سے اجازت کے بجائے ان دہشتگردوں سے لڑنا پڑتا ہے۔ ہم ایک طرف دہشتگردی کیخلاف جنگ لڑ رہے ہیں دوسری طرف انکی سرپرستی کر رہے ہیں۔ یہ دوہرا معیار ہمیں تباہی کے دہانے لے جا رہا ہے۔ تقریب کے اختتام پر پارٹی رہنماوں کی جانب سے فیصلہ کیا گیا کہ ہر سال کی طرح اس بار بھی پی این پی 8 مارچ کو یوم خواتین اور 16 مارچ کو نیشنل ڈے بھرپور انداز سے منائے گی جسکے لئے آج ہی سے تیاریاں شروع کر دی گئی ہیں۔ اس موقع پر پارٹی کے جلا وطن چیئرمین سردار شوکت علی کشمیری کی جہد مسلسل کو سرخ سلام پیش کیاگیا اور پی این پی کی سابق رہنما کامریڈ نائلہ خانین کو انکی لازوال جدوجہد پر سلام عقیدت پیش کیا گیا۔کیا گیا۔

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