Torturing of Kashmiri detainees in Tihar jail denounced

Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior resistance leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, have said that India is victimizing the Kashmiris for demanding their just and legitimate right to self-determination.

Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik addressing a Seerat Conference at Hyderpora in Srinagar, today, deplored that New Delhi was subjecting the illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in different jails of India and the occupied territory to the worst kind of inhuman treatment. However, they said that the Indian brutalities could not subdue the Kashmiris’ freedom sentiment and they would take the ongoing liberation movement to its logical conclusion at all costs. The conference was also addressed by Altaf Hussain Nadvi, Qazi Moeen-ul-Islam and Bashir Ahmed Farooqi. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Pulwama district, today, against ruthless thrashing of some locals by Indian troops, last night.

People took to the streets in Aglar Kandi area of the district and staged forceful protests against the brutalities of the troops. The protesters raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has strongly condemned the use of brute force on people and damaging their properties by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Hajin area of Bandipora district, the other day.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the troops also vandalized the household goods at the residence of Hurriyat leader, Abdul Hameed Parray, while he himself has been languishing in jail for last two years under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, student delegations that met India-appointed interlocutor, Dineshwar Sharma, in Islamabad town, were left dismayed as they got no answers to the questions they posed to him.

Dineshwar Sharma was on his second visit to south Kashmir. He made his first one to Pulwama district. He met over 30 delegations from different walks of society in Islamabad town. Though media persons were not allowed inside the venue, delegations from pro-India parties, civil society and student groups met him. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Agha Syed Hasan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi has expressed concern over the reports of thrashing and injuring Kashmiri prisoners of New Delhi’s Tihar jail.

Agha Syed Hasan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement issued in Srinagar said beating and injuring prisoners inside jails is a shameful act and needs not only condemnation but also direct action from human rights groups. »

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Says 18 including Salahuddin’s beaten by TSP personnel

New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): A committee constituted by Delhi High Court has confirmed torture of Kashmiri prisoners inside the high security Tihar jail in the Indian capital.

The panel has found that the Tamil Nadu Special Police (TSP) personnel have beaten as many as 18 jail inmates of Tihar jail. The inmates include Syed Shahid Yusuf, the son of prominent Kashmiri freedom leader Syed Salahuddin.

On Monday, the Delhi High Court had directed the Tihar jail authorities to get all the victims specially treated at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly denounced the thrashing of Kashmiri political prisoners in New Delhi’s Tihar jail.

APHC leader. Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, in a statement in Srinagar expressed concern over the ill-treatment and ruthless thrashing of Kashmiri prisoners including Shahid Yousuf, the son of Hizul Mujahideen Chief Syed Salahuddin, by the authorities of Tihar jail. He said that miserable condition and inhuman treatment meted out to the Kashmiri prisoners in the jails of Jammu region and India was a matter of grave concern. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, family members of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Abdul Samad Inqalabi, have said that he was beaten to pulp by Indian police inside Kathua Jail in Jammu.

Indian Army had arrested Samad Inqalabi from the residence of popular martyred youth leader, Burhan Wani, in Tral town on July 6 this year – two days before his first martyrdom anniversary – and later handed him over to the police. »

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Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has expressed grave concern over the plight of Kashmiri political prisoners in Indian jails and interrogation centers.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that Indian authorities rule the roost by unleashing unimaginable inhuman terror on the Kashmiris for their just and peaceful demand for right to self-determination. He strongly condemned oppression on the people of occupied Kashmir in or outside of the prisons under different tyrannical laws to force them to submission. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): The Convener of AJK chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi has expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in various prisons of Jammu region and in Delhi’s infamous Tihar jail.

Syed Faiz Naqashbandi in a meeting with a group of journalists in Islamabad said, the torture of the over a dozen Kashmiri political prisoners in Tihar Jail is a matter of serious concern. He said that harassing and thrashing of the detainees by the authorities continued unabated and in a recent incident, Shahid Yousuf, son of Syed Salahuddin, and a youth Ahtesham Ahmad of Sopore were beaten to pulp. »

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