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Gilani urges Pak PM to address Kashmiri refugees’ problems

January 30, 2016 | General | Share:

Srinagar, January 30, 2016 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (G), Syed Ali Gilani, has appealed to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, to address the problems being faced by Kashmiri refugees residing in Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said that lakhs of Indian troops deployed in the territory were committing massive human rights violations and over 75,000 people had migrated to Azad Jammu and Kashmir during the last 25 years.

He said that most of the migrated people belonged to Jammu region and their lands and properties had been occupied by communal forces. He said that most of the Kashmiri refugees living in Pakistan and the Azad Jammu and Kashmir were facing difficulties and the governments of Pakistan and the Azad Jammu and Kashmir should resolve their problems. Syed Ali Gilani appealed to political and military leadership of Pakistan to rehabilitate the Kashmiri refugees on priority basis so that they could lead their lives with honour and dignity.

Meanwhile, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir in a statement issued in Srinagar denounce the arrest of Nazir Ahmad Rather of Bandipora and described it the frustration of the authorities In a statement issued in Srinagar, it said that the authorities were using cheap tactics to harass the innocent people of Kashmir. He added that Nazir Ahmad Rather was a driver and his only crime was that he had provided vehicle on rent to the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet for participating in a Seerat conference.

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