Concern expressed over killing, HR violations

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Islamabad

A meeting of the constituents of Jammu Kashmir Freedom Movement Forum held in Islamabad with APHC Convener, Muhammad Hussain Khateeb in chair.

The participants of the meeting expressed their serious concern over the killing of innocent Kashmiri youth in fake encounters and other human rights violations by Indian troops in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

They also expressed anguish over the accommodation of non-Kashmiris after the repeal of Kashmir’s special status by granting them domiciles to change the demography of IIOJK by converting its Muslim majority status into a minority.

The meeting also urged the international human rights organizations to put pressure on India to restore pre 5 August 2019 position so that the people could decide the political future of Kashmir by themselves, which the United Nations had promised to them The meeting also thoroughly discussed the prevailing situation of the territory and contacted the central leadership of the Freedom Movement Forum, including Mohammad Sharif Sartaj, Maulana Amir Mohammad Shamsi, Muhammad Hanif Calas, Maulana Abdul Qayoom Matoo, Malik Irshad in the occupied territory via phone and discussed with them the situation.

Besides others, Vice Chairman and Convener of Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Peace Foundation, Mahmood Akhtar Qureshi Advocate and Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Civil Society Convener, Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar participated in the meeting.—KMS