Islamabad, October 17 (KMS): Hurriyat leader, Sheikh Abdul Mateen has expressed concern over the growing Indian state terrorism in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
Sheikh Abdul Mateen in a statement issued in Islamabad condemned the removal of the grandson of the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani’s grandson, Inees-ul-Islam and teacher, Farooq Ahmad Butt of Doda district from their services for supporting Kashmir freedom movement.
He deplored that in recent days the incidents of human rights violations had increased alarmingly, adding that innocent Kashmir youth were being martyred in IIOJK by the Indian troops while a large number of youth had been arrested during the last few days.
Sheikh Abdul Mateen said that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) had always supported the Kashmiris’ right self-determination and it should raise voice on Indian oppression in the occupied territory. He said that Kashmir was a disputed territory according to the UN resolutions but India was suppressing Kashmiris’ indigenous freedom movement through use of brute force, adding that the Word Body should take notice of it.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement, Altaf Ahmad Butt in an article said that the authorities in Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir have brazenly detained over 1300 Kashmiri innocent youth. He said that the troops started a major crackdown to further traumatize common Kashmiri.
“Apart from members of Jamaat-e-Islami and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, journalist and teachers have also been detained in Kashmir,” he deplored.
Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman Uzair Ahmad Ghazali in a statement in Muzaffarabad said that Indian forces were targeting innocent youth in fake encounters.