India is getting ready for a “genocide” of the 200 million Muslims in India, worldwide specialists on genocidal violence have warned.
The fears have been voiced earlier this week throughout a panel dialogue organised in Washington by the Indian American Muslim Council titled “Ten Stages of Genocide and India’s Muslims”.
The contributors urged world leaders to behave, not solely “indict and sanction” the Indian authorities, however to show it internationally in order that crimes in opposition to humanity will be prevented.
Dr Gregory Stanton, the founder president of Genocide Watch, stated: “Preparation for genocide is definitely under way in India.”
He stated that persecution of Muslims in Assam and India-occupied Kashmir was a prelude to their bloodbath. “The next stage is extermination — that’s what we call genocide.”
Stanton stated that the demolition of the Babri Masjid and the development of a temple on high of it are a hyperlink in the identical chain.
Speaking of the arrest of a whole bunch of Muslims by Delhi Police in current riots and accusations of violence in opposition to police is the “denial” stage, the final earlier than genocide.
Human rights activist from India, Teesta Setalvad, stated that violence in opposition to Muslims additional exacerbates their socio-economic situations. “Lack of social and economic opportunities, constant fear and insecurity among the Indian Muslims which is generated through this abrasive exclusionary tactic of hate speech and othering, is something that could possibly fit in to the possible build-up of the genocidal situation,” stated Setalvad.
Meanwhile, Dr. Qasim Rasool Ilyas, a veteran Muslim political activist, requested: “Can a country which claims to be the largest democracy, force its 14% of the population into suppression and submission and deny them their human and constitutional rights without inviting the wrath of the international community?”
Pakistan’s stance endorsed
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in response to Stanton’s assertion, on Friday stated that it’s an “endorsement of Pakistan’s stance and viewpoint”, based on Radio Pakistan.
Qureshi stated Pakistan has already expressed its issues concerning the therapy of Muslims by India at numerous worldwide boards.
The international minister stated “the situation is further deteriorating” in India-occupied Kashmir, the nationwide broadcaster stated.
He stated Pakistan has additionally offered “irrefutable evidence regarding Indian involvement” in acts of terrorism in Pakistan.