SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir , the Joint Resistance Leadership has urged the international community, Amnesty International, Asia Watch, United Nations Human Rights Council and International Committee of Red Cross to take notice of the worst kind of oppression unleashed by Indian forces in the territory.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the leadership in a joint statement issued in Srinagar, said the repression in Kashmir has a parallel in what is happening in Palestine, as India takes cue from Israel in new forms of repression.
The statement added that tens of thousands of Indian troops deployed in Kashmir are engaged in killing of youth with impunity in the garb of infamous cordon and search operations, conducted on daily basis.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the arrest of a woman and her two daughters in Kishtwar area of Jammu region. .
Indian police arrested the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front leader, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, during a raid on party office at Abi Guzar in Srinagar.
Senior Congress leader, Professor Saifuddin Soz, in a statement in Srinagar, criticized Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, for violating the constitutional provisions by issuing comments on situations of political nature.
During a recent lecture in New Delhi, General Rawat had boasted that the Indian army could use drones in Jammu and Kashmir or in Pakistani territory.