Kashmiris rendering unparalleled sacrifices for freedom
Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has condemned the Indian authorities for creating an atmosphere of terror in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim dominated areas of Jammu region particularly after the sad demise of veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani.
The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said Indian troops and police personnel are subjecting the people of the occupied territory to humiliation and intimidation to suppress their resolve for freedom. He deplored that the people and the relatives of late Syed Ali Gilani are not being allowed to visit his grave and offer fateha there. The spokesman also condemned vilification campaign launched by the Indian agencies, paid media and the members of extremist Hindu organization RSS to malign the Hurriyat leaders. He urged the world human rights organizations to send their teams to IIOJK to take stock of human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian troops in the territory.
Senior Hurriyat leader, Bilal Ghani Lone, talking to media men in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the grim situation prevailing in the occupied territory. Hurriyat leaders, Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui and Javaid Ahmed Mir, in their statements welcomed the appointment of Masarrat Aalam Butt as the new Chairman of APHC.
Meanwhile, a report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, maintained that the people of IIOJK have been offering supreme sacrifices for the freedom of their motherland from illegal Indian occupation for the last several decades. It said over 95,860 Kashmiris have been martyred by Indian troops since January 1989 till date for demanding freedom from India. It pointed out that despite using all brutal methods, India has failed to suppress the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people.
Indian police arrested a woman in Aloosa area of Bandipora district and booked her under black law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Hurriyat leaders including Firdous Ahmed Shah, Javaid Ahmed Mir, Nisar Hussain Rathar and Abdul Khaliq Badgami appeared before a TADA court in Srinagar in a false case registered against them in 2007.
On the other hand, an Indian policeman committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Talwara area of Reasi district. This incident raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel in the occupied territory to 512 since January 2007.
The Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization President, Mohammad Azmi Abdul Hamid in a statement issued in Kuala Lumpur, condemned the registration of cases against the family members of veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, by the authorities in IIOJK.