Srinagar, June 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyet leaders have strongly condemned the killing of two innocent Kashmiri youth by Indian troops at Markandey in Sumbal area of Bandipora district.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that under a pre-planned conspiracy the people of Kashmir were being subjected to state terrorism. He said that Kashmir was an internationally recognized disputed territory and those who claimed that Kashmir was India’s internal matter should accept the reality as soon as possible.
Syed Ali Gilani, in his statement described the killing of two youth, Irfan Ahmad Ganai and Irshad Ahmad Dar by the troops as the worst type of state terrorism. He said that after the visit of Manmohan Singh to the territory, it was the first clear message by New Delhi that it would go to any extent to continue its illegal hold on Kashmir.
Hurriyet leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Javed Ahmad Mir and human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo in a joint statement, denouncing the killing of two Kashmiri youth, said that it had exposed the so-called largest democracy of the world. They expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and demanded exemplary punishment to the troops involved in the killing.
Hurriyet leaders, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Zafar Akbar Butt, Ghulam Ahmad Parray and Firdous Ahmad Shah in their separate statements condemned the killing and said that the unprovoked incidents were brazen violation of human rights in the territory.
They demanded an impartial probe into the incident. The General Secretary of Jamat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir, Dr Abdul Hamid Fayaz, addressing a convention of the Jamaat in Shopian said that the Kashmiris were being subjected to genocide.
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