Srinagar, April 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that India has converted Jammu and Kashmir into a big jail.
Muhammad Yasin Malik addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, denounced inhuman treatment meted out to the Kashmiris, detained in different jails of India and Kashmir. He advised New Delhi to demonstrate prudence and refrain from crushing the Kashmiris through use of brute force and pave the way for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute.
Scholars in the University of Kashmir during a seminar demanded the holding of plebiscite to find out settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per Kashmiris’ aspirations. They also voiced concern over the human rights violations by the Indian police personnel and troops in Kashmir. Noted columnist, Z G Mohammad, social activist, Professor Hameeda Nayeem and famous historian, Dr G N Gowhar were among the speakers.
The veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement called for complete shutdown on Saturday, 20th April, against the genocidal killing of the Kashmiris through supply of spurious drugs to hospitals and medical stores in the occupied territory.
APHC leader, Ghulam Ahmad Mir addressing his party workers in Rajouri, today, denounced the arrests of pro-freedom leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Nayeem Ahmad Khan by the authorities. Another leader Mohammad Yousuf Naqash in his statement also took strong exception to the arrests.
The President of Doctors Association of Kashmir, Dr. Nisar-ul-Hassan addressing a press conference in Srinagar threatened to launch an agitation if an impartial probe was not ordered into the spurious drug scam.
The Muttahida Majlis-e-Mushawarat has urged the people to hold protests after Friday prayers in the territory to press Indian authorities for the return of mortal remains of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru from Dehli’s Tihar jail to the Kashmiris.
An Indian trooper has committed suicide by hanging himself with a tree near his camp at Bari Brahmana in Samba district. This has raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel in the occupied territory to 263 since January 2007.
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