Islamabad, June 26 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has strongly condemned the worst atrocities perpetrated on innocent civilians by the Indian forces in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The APHC-AJK in a letter to the international organizations on the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, today, said that the UN General Assembly had adopted a resolution on December 12, 1997 to mark a symbolic day in support of the victims of violence on June 26 every year but Indian troops had set up numerous notorious interrogation centers in the occupied territory where thousands of Kashmiris lost their lives during the brutal violence.
The APHC-AJK said that the world today is observing a special day to condemn every tactic of torture and violence and India has no place to hide. It said senior APHC leader Muhammad Ashraf Sahrai has also been martyred during illegal detention in Adhampur Jail in Jammu region.
It said that India has come up with another excuse for violence against Kashmiris, saying that a house is said to have Mujahideen hiding in it and then the occupants of this house are attacked. After shelling the house, it is sprayed with petrol and set on fire, and if any child tries to get out, he is shot directly, it deplored.
The APHC-AJK urged the international organizations to play their part in preventing violence in the occupied territory.
Meanwhile, an anti-India rally was taken out by Kashmiri migrants in connectin with the day in Muzaffarabad, today. The participants of the rally denounced India for subjecting Kashmiri prisoners to the worst kind of torture in jails.