By the name of merciful and the compassionate God
Statement of Civil Society and Human Rights Organization
on hunger strike of Ms. Simeen Barekzai
Its 10 days that Ms Simeen Barekzai has been in hunger strike. But the Afghan state has not taken any decision to tackle her suggestions. During the past 10 days representatives of civil society, intellectuals, human rights defenders and women rights activists have met with her in her tent that is installed close to the Afghan Parliament.
Ms. Barekzai went to strike based on her human rights values. Her rights to strike as an Afghan citizen is guaranteed by the Afghan constitution and international conventions that the Afghan state is committed for.
Lake of commitment to Ms Barekzia suggestions as Afghan citizen creates more problems in the fields of human rights in Afghanistan and will damage human rights values in the country. Such a behaviors of the Afghan state will also damage the trust between citizen and Afghan state. It will also damage the prestige of the Afghan state in the international community.
The civil society and Human Rights Network on behalf of 92 member organizations would like to ask the Afghan state to tackle Ms Simeen Barekzai requirements immediately without any kinds of unnecessary beaurocratic actions. The state immediate action will safe Ms Barekzai life.
The civil society of Afghanistan declares if the state of Afghanistan dose not address the civic requirements of Ms Simeen Barakzai, the civil society of Afghanistan will ask the international community to interfere. The civil society of Afghanistan will appeal to the international human rights courts of the international community.