Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, resistance leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik , have demanded immediate release of all illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in different jails before Eidul Fitr.
The leaders in their separate statements in Srinagar said that the occupied territory had been turned into a police state where every voice of dissent was curbed and crushed with military and police might.
They pointed out that India was using National Investigation Agency and Enforcement Directorate to frame bogus charges against Hurriyat leaders Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmed Khan and Farooq Ahmed Dar. These leaders are lodged in Delhi’s notorious Tihar Jail.
A protest demonstration was held in Ahgam area of Shopian district, today, against the brutalities of Indian army and paramilitary forces. The protesters said that the harassment of people by the Indian troops had become order of the day.
The Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights has a statement submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva said that Indian military was using lethal weapons to kill and blind and rape as an instrument of war in occupied Kashmir.