Srinagar, April 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, many people were injured when police used brute force on demonstrators, who defying curfew and other restrictions came out of their houses and protested against the recent killings by Indian troops in Kupwara district.
Besides Kupwara, clashes were held between protesters and police in Srinagar, Baramulla and Pulwama areas. A forceful anti-India protest demonstration at Kashmir University in Srinagar led to cancellation of a puppet minister’s scheduled visit to the university. The students also hoisted Pakistani flags during the protest.
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in a media interview in Srinagar urged the Kashmiris to safeguard martyrs’ sacrifices by enforcing social boycott of India’s collaborators in the territory. He said that people who directly or indirectly supported collaborators and perpetrators by participating in elections or favouring them must mend their ways.
Hurriyet leaders including Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed and Muhammad Musaddiq Aadil visited the martyrs’ graveyard at Eidgah in Srinagar and paid glowing tributes to renowned Kashmiri martyr, S Hamid Wani, on his 18th martyrdom anniversary, today.
Hurriyet leader Shabbir Ahmad Dar suffered a heart attack at Kothibagh police station in Srinagar. He was shifted to SMH hospital in Srinagar. He was arrested last week during protests against the killings of civilians in Handwara. The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Wahdat Jammu and Kashmir in a statement issued in Srinagar asked India to give up its unrealistic approach towards the Kashmir dispute and take steps for its settlement through talks.
Speakers at a seminar organized by APHC-AJK and chaired by Ghulam Muhammad Safi in Islamabad today urged the international community to take notice of blatant human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. The seminar was held to pay tributes to martyr S.Hamid Wani.
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