India failed to intimidate Kashmiri leadership: Mirwaiz

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India failed to intimidate Kashmiri leadership: Mirwaiz

July 20, 2018

Srinagar, July 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that India has failed to intimidate the Kashmiri pro-freedom leadership through raids and arrests by its agencies.

Addressing the Friday congregation at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq maintained that such tactics could not cow down the Kashmiris and their leadership. He said that the Kashmiri people would continue to demand their right to self-determination till it was granted to them.

Meanwhile, the Joint Resistance Leadership in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the death of 70-year-old Hurriyat activist, Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan, at Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu had proved the apprehensions of leadership right that Kashmiri prisoners were ill treated in jails and not even provided with the basic medical aid which posed a great threat to their lives. It appealed to the world human rights organizations to conduct a thorough visit of various jails of India and occupied Kashmir to take stock of the plight of the Kashmiri detainees. Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, Ghulam Nabi War and Ghulam Nabi Waseem in a joint statement termed the death of Malik just another example of judicial killing.

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations including Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Maulana Masroor Abbas Ansari, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party and the Kashmir High Court Bar Association in their statements condemned the occupation authorities for banning the transmission of 30 channels operating through cable in the territory.

The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a gathering in Devalgam area of Kokernag said that the Kashmir dispute posed a threat to world peace and the international community must take measures for its resolution. Complete shutdown, marked by demonstrations, was observed in different areas of Kupwara district, today, against killing of a missing minor boy, Omar Farooq Malik.

The occupation authorities slapped black law Public Safety Act on illegally detained liberation leader, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, today, and shifted him from Srinagar’s Batamaloo police station to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu. In Ankara, the national media of Turkey, TRT World, has said that India is spreading Hindu Nationalism in occupied Kashmir in the name of Amarnath Yatra and is subduing Kashmir with religious tourism.

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