Srinagar, September 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that Kashmir, which India has turned into the highest militarized zone in the world, is posing the biggest threat to the peace and stability of South Asia. Muhammad Yasin Malik addressing three big public gatherings at different places in Homeshali Bagh area of Kulgam stressed the need for resolving the Kashmir dispute on priority basis.
He called for inclusion of the true representatives of the Kashmiris in Pak-India talks aimed at settling the dispute. He deplored the criminal silence of the world over escalating tension on the Line of Control in Kashmir.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a large public rally at Malora in Srinagar called for de-escalation at LoC, saying that the Kashmiris on both sides had to bear the brunt of the rising tension.
The veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, said that Germany’s decision to go ahead with the scheduled concert in Srinagar on Saturday would damage the disputed status of the Kashmir dispute, besides overshadowing the blatant human rights violations perpetrated by Indian forces in the territory.
Senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, criticizing pro-India Kashmiri political parties for backing communal and sectarian elements in the territory, reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the freedom struggle till settlement of the Kashmir dispute.
The Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League and Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir at a joint prayers meeting in Gandarbal paid glowing tributes to five Kashmiri youth, recently martyred by Indian troops in a fake encounter.
A protest demonstration was held at Chowgam in Qazigund against arrest of an Imam Masjid by Indian police under draconian law, Public Safety Act.
The authorities arrested Hurriyet leader, Firdous Ahmad Shah along with several party activists during a march towards UN office in Srinagar. The march was meant to remind the UN of its obligations on Kashmir. The police re-arrested the illegally-detained Hurriyet leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt immediately after his release from sub-district court of Baramulla town.
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