Srinagar, March 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, Muhammad Shafi Lone has said that India is committing the worst human rights violation as its troops have stepped up their atrocities in the territory.
Muhammad Shafi Lone in a statement issued in Srinagar said, innocent youth are being killed during the so-called siege and search operations in occupied Kashmir. He said India has laid siege around eight million people for the past more than 8 months. “India is fast increasing its state terrorism in occupied Kashmir to suppress the freedom struggle, but New Delhi will never succeed in its nefarious designs,” he said.
Muhammad Shafi Lone denounced Indian forces for subjecting the Kashmiri youth to brutal torture in front of their families and then subject them to enforced disappearance. He said, the Indian government is depriving the Kashmiri people of all their basic rights.
He urged international human rights organizations including Amnesty International and the United Nations to take notice of the Indian atrocities against the Kashmiri people and facilitate the settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of the Kashmiri people and the relevant resolutions of the United Nations. The Hurriyat leader called for an immediate release of all Kashmiri detainees in view of the fast spread of coronavirus in occupied Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Zahid Ashraf, Vice Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League in a statement condemned the Indian regime over the mass arrests in occupied Kashmir on the pretext of violation of the lockdown against the spread of coronavirus. He said the occupation authorities were misusing anti-corona drive to arrest the innocent Kashmiri youth.
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