Indian colonial measures can’t change Kashmir’s disputed nature: APHC



In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized dispute and no amount of Indian brutalities or colonial measures can change the disputed nature of the territory.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said Kashmir is under Indian military siege and the continued Indian state terrorism and injustice facing the Kashmiris is an eye-opener to the entire world community.

The statement said that India’s actions like turning IIOJK into a garrison, arresting hundreds of youth, subjecting general masses to mental and physical torture through crackdowns, search operations and frisking, and putting barricades on roads, speak volumes about its moral and legal position in the occupied territory.

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has said that India is a farce democracy as it, in violation of all democratic norms, has usurped all democratic rights in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

APHC-AJK Convener Mehmood Ahmed Saghar in a statement in Islamabad said India is not a democ-ratic country as it has illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and also curbed all rights of the minorities, mostly Muslim, Dalit, Christian and Sikh communi-ties in India.

He said that the true face of India and Modi has been exposed by the recent BBC report to the world. He also paid glowing tributes to the victims of Kupwara massacre on their martyrdom anniversary and appealed to the international human rights or-ganizations to fulfill their responsibilities in this regard. He also condemned the atrocities and arrest spree launched by the authorities across the valley.—KMS