APHC denounces use of brute force on people in Srinagar July 27, 2020

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APHC denounces use of brute force on people in Srinagar July 27, 2020

ISLAMABAD-In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference while condemning the intensified use of brutal force by Indian troops in length and breadth of the territory has said, Kashmiris are facing collective punishment for demanding peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute. The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, said that scores of youth had been injured and properties worth millions damaged by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Panzinara area of Srinagar, yesterday.

He pointed out that the unrelenting bloodshed in the occupied territory is the result of unresolved Kashmir dispute and that amicable settlement of the dispute is the only way to establish durable peace in the South Asian region.

APHC leader and Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement in Jammu expressed serious concern over the risks involved in the safety of the political prisoners in view of the rising cases of COVID-19 among jail inmates.

He urged India to release all political detainees before Eid-ul-Azha.

Meanwhile, Indian troops cordoned off the whole area and conducted house-to-house search operations in Shopian.

New Delhi police filed a case against a research scholar of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Sajid Bin Sayed, for his alleged anti-Indian Army comments on social media. Police said that Sajid in a tweet said that Indian Army was involved in executing systematic genocide of the Kashmiris, devised by the RSS.