Pakistan for probe into ‘rights abuses’ in Kashmir

New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan has reiterated its demand for an independent enquiry into “human rights abuses” in Jammu and Kashmir.

Speaking in the General Assembly on Wednesday, Pakistan Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said the UN was obliged to play a role to end the rights abuses and facilitate a peaceful settlement of Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported.

She called for a solution of the Kashmir dispute through a “free and fair plebiscite” under UN auspices.

She welcomed the call by the UN Human Rights Commission for access to Jammu and Kashmir.