Jammu, March 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has said that sham elections are no alternative to right to self-determination.
The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement issued in Jammu said that the people of Kashmir had been sacrificing for the last 70 years and they had no interest in the farcical elections. He said that the Indian forces had started fresh arrest spree ahead of the parliamentary elections in the territory, adding that Kashmir had been turned into a police state.
Mir Shahid Saleem appealed to the international community to take notice of the continued massive human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and put pressure on India to resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute according to the will of Kashmiri people.
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