IOK:Hurriyet leaders condemn repressive measures
In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Shopian.
In a statement issued in Srinagar, Ali Gilani expressed concern over civilian killings in Shopian.
He also denounced the authorities for their stubborn attitude and continued bloodshed and said for last several decades, people in the territory have been are facing war-like situation.
He said people are facing the extreme situations, he said, adding people are facing bullets and pellets at the hands of arrogant Indian forces.
Condemning the use of brute force against the civilians, the APHC chairman said on the pretext of search and cordon operations common people are deliberately targeted and victimized by the men in uniform.
He said people are killed, harassed, tortured and threatened with dire consequences under the garb of these operations.
The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement, denouncing the killing, said people in Kashmir are resisting the aggression because they want a dignified and free life.
He appealed to the world community to exert pressure on India to immediately stop its military aggression against the Kashmiri people and to condemn such acts which are in blatant violation of international human rights and humanitarian law.