Srinagar, April 17, 2016 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has said that India with the help of local collaborators is carrying out genocide of the Kashmiri people in a systematic way for the past many decades.
Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar while condemning the recent massacre in Kupwara said that India had perpetrated the gruesome killings to divert the attention of the world community from the heinous crimes, like molestation of a Handwara girl, being committed by its troops. He pointed out that Indian police were hand in glove with army for the sake of rewards and medals. He also held pro-India parties like PDP, NC and Congress equally responsible for such crimes against humanity.
APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has sought the intervention by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to stop the civilian killings at the hands of Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq through a letter addressed to the OIC Secretary General, Iyad Ameen Madani, thanked the organization for its support to the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination.
The authorities continued to impose restrictions in most parts of the territory, while mobile and Internet service remained suspended on the fourth consecutive day, today, The authorities continued to place almost entire Hurriyet leadership under detention or house arrest to prevent it from leading anti-India protests over Kupwara incidents.
Hurriyet leaders Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, Ummat-e-Islami Chief Qazi Yasir and Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies in their separate statements called upon international community to impress upon India to release the Handwara girl and her family members immediately. The global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, in a statement took a serious notice of the detention of the teenage girl along with her family members and demanded their release.
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