In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference while condemning the incessant cordon and search operations, increase in custodial killings and use of brute force against civil population by the Indian occupational forces has said that the freedom loving people of Kashmir have time and again rejected the Indian military aggression during the past 73 years.
Terming the Indian occupation as absolutely illegal, APHC Assistant General Secretary, Khawaja Firdous, in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India has no right to suppress the ongoing resistance movement fully supported by the people of Kashmir for their right to self-determination as guaranteed by the United Nations.
The APHC leader deplored the illogical reluctance shown by India on every occasion and said that it faced humiliating moral defeat at the hands of millions of people during the uprisings in 2008,09,10,12 and so on it did not read the writing on the wall.
He said, the Indian military power has miserably failed to suppress the freedom sentiments of the people of Kashmir.
Referring to the prevailing infernal situation where freedom of speech, civil liberty, political space, and all other fundamental rights have been snatched away, the Hurriyat leader said that the people of Kashmir are used to all these suppressive and oppressive measures.
Praising the strong commitment and unwavering stance displayed by the brave people of Kashmir against the Indian barbarism and imperialism, he expressed the hope that sooner or later, the people of illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir would break the shackles of Indian occupation.
Khawaja Firdous urged the United Nations Secretary General to take cognizance of the genocide, custodial killings, and gross violation of human rights perpetrated by Indian troops in the occupied territory and help in resolving the long-pending Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Abdul Majeed Mir, Vice Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement, in a statement issued in Islamabad expressed grave concern over the sieges and search operations, curfew, arrests and massacre of Kashmiris by Indian forces in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
He said that the Indian forces cannot weaken the Kashmiris’ resolve for freedom through operations and arrests.
He urged international human rights organizations to take immediate notice of the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Imtiaz Wani, vice chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, in a statement said that Indian troops had intensified their atrocities in the occupied territory He said India continues to escalate its state terrorism in Kashmir
He paid tributes to martyred youth in Sopore and Nogam and said that Indian troops were continuously killing innocent youth.—KMS