Srinagar, February 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Islamabad district, today.
The troops martyred the youth during a violent cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district. A senior Indian police officer claimed that the youth were mujahideen and were killed in a clash with the troops. The occupation authorities suspended internet service in the district to prevent dissemination of information about the brutalities of Indian forces in the area. Cordon and search operations were also conducted in different areas of Pulwama and Shopian districts. The troops continued frisking and harassment of people in Srinagar, Tral and other towns of the territory
Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement Chairman Mir Shahid Saleem while talking to a delegation in Jammu said India under divide-and-rule policy is conspiring to weaken the freedom movement by pitching one segment of the society against another in different names. He advised people to remain cautious of the trap laid down by the Indian secret agencies. Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Chief Patron Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement said that the sacrifices rendered for freedom of Kashmir would not go waste.
Posters continued to appear in the length and breadth of the territory condemning the proposed visit by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi to the territory. Through these posters displayed by Tehreek-e-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat Youth Forum of Kashmir and Jammu and Kashmir Justice League, people have been asked to observe complete shutdown on Modi’s visit.
Dead body of missing youth, Javed Ahmad Pathan, was recovered in Dialgam area of Islamabad district. The relatives of Javed said that he was missing for the past two weeks and his body had clear marks of torture. A special court rejected the bail application of PDP leader, Waheed Parra. He was arrested by India’s notorious National Investigation Agency on November 25, last year.
Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights President Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani in a letter addressed to UK Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab expressed the hope that like the new Biden administration in the US, Britain will also reset its compass on the question of its obligations for the promotion and protection of human rights in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Speakers at an online seminar held in connection with the 30th anniversary of the tragic Kunan-Poshpora mass rape incident appealed to the UN, EU and international human rights organizations to prevail upon India to allow free and fair Investigation of grave human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. The event was organized by Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK.