Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari has said that Pakistan is aware of the Indian forces’ brutalities in Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK) and the country would move beyond the rhetoric to find a solution to the conflict based on peace.

While talking to a delegation of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) - led by Convenor Ghulam Muhammad Safi - Shireen Mazari said, "Innocent people of Kashmir valley are denied their fundamental right to self-determination, which is guaranteed by International resolutions."

The delegation comprised of Sayyed Faiz Naqshbandi, Mehmood Ahmad Saghar, Abdul Hameed Lone, Raja Khadim Hussain and Shamim Shawal. They discussed the prevailing human rights situation especially The United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report on Kashmir and how the conflict be resolved.

Matters related to the human rights violations in IHK and protracted rights of people of Kashmir also came under discussion. She said that the suffering people of Kashmir were under the Indian occupation for the last seven decades and striving for the right to self determination.

She also said that the international community should come forward to resolve the longstanding issue of Kashmir. Mazari said that the Kashmir issue is the question of right to self-determination, adding that International conventions guarantee the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.

She said that human rights violations in Kashmir were crimes against humanity and the situation of human rights was very deploring. Mazari said that India was committing serious violations of human rights in occupied Kashmir.