Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML), headed by illegally detained senior APHC leader Masarrat Aalam Butt, has hailed the courage and steadfastness shown by the hundreds of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in various jails.

A JKML spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that a party delegation led by Acting Chairman, Abdul Ahad Parra, accompanied by Muhammad Hamza Mir, Ghulam Hassan Shah and Sajjad Ahmed visited Sopore and Bandipora and expressed solidarity with the families of the Hurriyat leaders and activists lodged in different jails. »

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‘Ceasefire futile, only offered to claim lost ground’

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has termed the ceasefire in the territory announced by India as ‘Operation Halt’ and a cruel joke with the freedom-loving people of Kashmir, who are engaged in a legitimate struggle for securing their right to self-determination.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued after a meeting at Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Gilani in Srinagar said, the peace-loving people of Kashmir believe in permanent peace rather than a relaxation in killing for one month and want a permanent halt on the war thrust by India. They deplored that India instead of hearing the clear message of the people of Kashmir is hell bent to trample the genuine voice of the people by its military might. »

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