Srinagar, April 14, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has said that the Kashmiris have rendered unparalleled sacrifices for securing their inalienable right to self-determination and they are determined to continue their struggle till it reaches its logical conclusion.
Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi addressing a gathering in Badgam strongly denounced the arrest of innocent youth, raids on residential houses and harassment of residents across the territory by Indian police and troops.
He said that permanent peace in South Asia and cordial relations between Pakistan and India were linked to resolution of the Kashmir dispute. The senior APHC leader appealed to the international community to play an effective role in settling the lingering dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.
The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, who is under house arrest in Srinagar, in a statement said that the presence of Indian troops near densely populated areas of the Kashmir Valley had made the lives of civilians miserable. He called for complete demilitarization of Jammu and Kashmir.
The General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Muhammad Abdullah Tari, in his statement expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, at Joint Interrogation Centre in Humhama.
The spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League in a statement in Srinagar denounced the continued illegal detention of pro-movement leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Feroz Ahmad Khan and Muhammad Rafiq Ganai.
The spokesman of Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir in a statement demanded unconditional release of all Kashmiri detainees and an end to arrests and harassment of common people.
On the other hand, Indian police arrested seven youth during nocturnal raids in Baramulla town.
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