Dozens of Hurriyet leaders arrested in IHK Anti-India demo after military vehicle hits boy
Srinagar—In occupied Kashmir, the Indian police arrested dozens of Hurriyet leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Zafar Akbar Butt, Yasmeen Raja, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Javed Ahmad Mir to prevent them from proceeding towards the UN Observers Office in Srinagar, today.
The APHC leaders were intercepted by the police near Pratap Park when they were peacefully marching to submit a memorandum addressed to the United Nations Secretary General. The Hurriyet leaders had demanded of the UN to conduct investigation into the killing of hundreds of Kashmiri youth including students by Indian troops and police personnel during the 2008 and 2010 uprising and thousands of enforced disappearances in the territory. The Hurriyet leaders were kept at Kothi Bagh Police Station in Srinagar.
Bhat urges India, Pak for talks on Kashmir dispute
Srinagar—Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, senior Hurriyat Conference (M), leader has said the status of Jammu and Kashmir is disputed even without the United Nations (UN) resolutions. Addressing a delegate session of his party, Muslim Conference, here, he also suggested to separatist leadership to make an offer for dialogue on Kashmir to India and Pakistan. Bhat called for an open dialogues within Hurriyat (M) regarding recent controversy in the faction about the relevance of UN resolutions on Kashmir.
KPs to protest after apathy’
Srinagar—Around 60 Kashmiri Pandit displaced families have been camping in Srinagar and are staging day and night protests after a gap of 23 years in Srinagar against the state gover nment’s indifferent approach in the implementation of Prime Minister’s package.
They have decided to go to the court of law if the state government fails to act on the provisions of the Prime Minister’s package regarding their employment and rehabilitation.
Several members of Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj (YAIKS), the umbrella body representing Kashmiri Pandit migrants shaved off their heads at Pratap Park as a mark of resentment against government negligence.
Need of Conflict Resolution
Dr Ghulam Nabi FaiTHE issue of ‘Conflict Resolution’ is indeed a pertinent topic especially in this volatile world of ours. I would like to share the prospects of peace for one of the longest continuing conflicts on our planet – Kashmir. I am confident that all of us are aware that there are multiple ways by which we can resolve conflicts. The most pragmatic being through dialogue and negotiations, whether that be through the auspices of Track I [official dialogue with state representatives] or Track II Negotiations, which are considered to be un-official, but have become an effective medium to finding solutions to many conflicts, both violent ones and others.
India unleashed state terrorism to instill fear: Mirwaiz
Srinagar—In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that India and its agencies suppressed the peaceful movement by unleashing state-terrorism and murdering people to inculcate fear among the Kashmiri people.