APHC, others urge UN to force India to end modern-day slavery in IIOJK


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and other Hur-riyat leaders and organizations have strongly con-demned the reign of terror unleashed by Indian troops in the occupied territory, especially in the Kashmir valley.

The APHC in a statement issued in connection with the International Day for the Abolition of Slav-ery, today, called upon the United Nations to force India to end modern-day slavery in the occupied territory.

The APHC said that Indian troops enjoying unbridled powers under black laws are perpetrating crimes against the Kashmiris who are struggling to break shackles of Indian slavery and secure their right to self-determination, acknowledged by the World Body.

Other Hurriyat leaders and organizations includ-ing Abdul Ahad Parra, Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Yas-meen Raja, Dr Musaib Ahmad and Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League in their statements de-plored that India was using every brutal tactic to prolong its illegal military occupation, which is the worst form of present-day slavery, over Jammu and Kashmir.

The leaders and organizations urged the United Nations to stand with just cause of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and play a robust role in re-solving the lingering Kashmir dispute as per their wishes and aspirations.

Meanwhile, Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen in a statement issued in Srinagar condemned Indian forces for harassing women during cordon and search operations carried out in length and breadth of the territory.

Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League Vice Chairman, Ijaz Rehmani in a statement in Islamabad denounced Indian atrocities in Indian illegally occu-pied Jammu and Kashmir.—KMS

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