Ashraf Sehrai hails APPG report on Kashmir

Ashraf Sehrai hails APPG report on Kashmir

Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has hailed the recent report of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the UK Parliament, which expressed concern over the prevailing human rights situation in the territory.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar appealed to the international community particularly the United Nations to fulfill their obligation of holding plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir to enabling the Kashmiris to decide their fate by themselves.

The report compiled after receiving various testimonies about the human rights violations perpetrated by the Indian troops in the occupied territory was released by Chairman of the APPGK, MP Chris Leslie, in London.

Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth, Mukhtar Ahmed Khan and Muhammad Amin Mir, in Zagoo area of Badgam district today.

Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Mukhtar Ahmed in his native Brass village in Budgam amid high-pitched pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. Many people including a woman were injured after Indian forces' personnel used brute force against protesters in Harde Panzu and Arizal areas of the district and at Pampore in Pulwama. The occupation authorities suspended mobile internet service in Budgam district. According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, Indian troops martyred thirty nine Kashmiris including a woman in October. The killings rendered three woman widowed and five children orphaned. Three hundred seventy nine people were critically injured due to the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells against peaceful demonstrators by the Indian army, paramilitary and police personnel. The troops molested eleven women and damaged eighty four houses during the period.