The UK’s opposition Labour Party on Wednesday passed an emergency motion on Kashmir calling for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to seek international observers to “Enter” the region.
The party also demanded the right of self-determination for the people of Kashmir.
The opposition resolution tabled at the party’s annual conference in Brighton called for intervention by Corbyn to ensure someone from the party is represented to attend the united nations human rights council on the issue.
The resolution urged the party to demand the restoration of basic human rights including the freedom of speech and communication, the lifting of curfews, and to allow the humanitarian aid organization and international observers to enter the region.
Meanwhile, the Labour’s resolution drew an angry reaction from India.India’s ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there is no question of engaging with the Labour Party or its representatives on Kashmir issue.