In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War have deplored Indian forces for using people as human shields to fight resistance in Kashmir.
Nayeem Ahmad Khan in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the tying of a man at an army vehicle in Budgam and described it the worst kind of human rights violation.
Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War in their statements issued in Srinagar, citing the video said such incidents are the sheer violations of Geneva Convention.
They said the practice of using common people as human shield by the occupying forces is going on in the disputed territory since three decades however the new generation has started now to react against such tyrannies.
The Hurriyet leaders said that Indian forces and their local agents were involved in gross human rights violations in Kashmir where the oppressive forces had been busy in extrajudicial killings, rapes, disappearances, loot and plunder.—KMS