Srinagar, March 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders have endorsed and supported the strike call, tomorrow, given by APHC against the surge in killings, arrests and other human rights violations by Indian troops.
APHC leader, Hakeem Abdul Rashid in a statement issued in Srinagar urged the masses to observe a complete strike tomorrow.
Referring to the rising Indian state terrorism in the occupied territory, he said that the Indian forces had unleashed a reign of terror in IIOJK, adding they have mercilessly killed nearly a dozen Kashmiris, mostly youth, besides causing damage to civilian properties worth billions of rupees during their violent crackdowns across the valley.
Hakeem Abdul Rashid appealed to the world human rights organizations to take effective notice of the Indian state terrorism, which, he said, was posing a serious threat to the Kashmiris in the held territory.
APHC leader Engineer Hilal Ahmad War in a statement issued in Srinagar, supporting the strike call, said the best way to pay tribute to them is to safeguard the sacred movement of right to self- determination of the oppressed people of Kashmir.
He appealed to the international community, in general and the United Nations, in particular, to take serious measures to stop Indian state terrorism in IIOJK and make India accountable for its war crimes in IIOJK.
Endorsing the strike call, APHC-AJK leader Mehmood Ahmad Saghar in a statement in Islamabad urged the people to observe a complete strike tomorrow against the rising incidents of state-sponsored violence and continued bloodshed in the territory.
Highlighting the rising tide of the Indian state terrorism in the occupied territory, he said that Indian forces, deployed across the Kashmir Valley, had unleashed a reign of terror in the Valley by killing innocent civilians during cordon and search operations.
He said that the Indian forces during their violent crackdown across the Valley had brutally martyred about a dozen Kashmiri and damaged civilian property worth billions of rupees.
APHC-AJK leader Shameem Shawl in her statement said the Kashmiri people will observe protest strike, tomorrow, against the Indian state terrorism and continued killing of innocent Kashmiri youth by Indian forces in IIOJK.
Paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Srinagar, Pulwama, Ganderbal and Kupwara districts she said the martyrs infused a new spirit in the freedom movement of Kashmir and now the fourth generation is fully engaged with vigour and vitality to carry the noble mission of freedom to its logical conclusion.
She urged the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres to take serious cognizance of the genocide perpetrated by the Indian forces in the occupied territory and to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions and the will of the Kashmiri people.
APHC-AJK leader Sheikh Abdul Mateen in a statement condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris and urged the international community to take a strong note of India’s repression. He deplored the Kashmiris are witnessing an upsurge in the Indian state terrorism against the civilian population of the occupied territory.
He also condemned the shifting of Kashmiri prisoners from jails in Jammu and Kashmir to India and urged the world community to take notice of the Indian brutalities in IIOJK and appealed to the international human rights organizations to depute a delegation to visit jails in India and the occupied territory and witness the plight of prisoners.
APHC-AJK leader Altaf Ahmad Butt in a statement in Islamabad backed APHC call for complete shutdown tomorrow across IIOJK). He said the purpose of the fake encounters is to suppress the ongoing freedom movement but India would never succeed in its nefarious designs.
He also paid glowing tributes to the youth martyred during the fresh acts of Indian state terrorism in Srinagar, Pulwama, Ganderbal and Kupwara and said that the matchless sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris would never go waste and would bear fruit.