Srinagar, June 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over the continued bloodshed and killing by Indian forces across the territory. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement after a forum’s meeting in Srinagar, today, reiterated that political engagement was the most effective way to move forward and end painful bloodshed.
The meeting was presided over by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and attended by other senior leaders. He urged the leadership of Pakistan and India to break the ice at the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit and engage with each other as the people of Kashmir are suffering due to the lingering conflict over Kashmir for the past many decades.
Meanwhile, soon after the meeting of the Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq along with a delegation went to the residence of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in Hyderpora and discussed with him the latest situation in the occupied territory.
Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami in a statement issued in Srinagar said that ever-increasing Indian repression had compelled the Kashmiri youth to avenge the unabated and indiscriminate killings of their dear ones at the hands of occupational forces. The APHC-AJK chapter at a meeting in Islamabad expressed serious concern over the prevailing situation in occupied Kashmir saying that the Indian forces’ personnel were committing the worst kind of atrocities in the territory.
Srinagar-based human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo in a statement expressed wonder over India’s denial to the Amnesty to hold an event in Srinagar on the misuse of draconian Public Safety Act by the Indian authorities in the territory. The President of London-based Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights, Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, in a statement denounced the Indian authorities for preventing global watchdog from raising voice against atrocities committed by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.
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