Muzaffarabad, January 10 (Kashmir Voice): The leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter have briefed a French media team, which is on a visit to Azad Kashmir, about the atrocities being perpetrated by Indian forces against the innocent people of occupied Kashmir.
According to media sources, the French team met the APHC-AJK leaders including Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Ishtiaq Hameed, Shamim Shawl, Aijaz Rehmani and Imtiaz Ahmad in Muzaffarabad. The team was informed that the people of Jammu and Kashmir were struggling to secure their right to self-determination, which was promised to them by the international community through a number of resolutions passed by the United Nations. The leaders said that India had unleashed a reign of terror in the occupied territory to suppress Kashmiris’ genuine struggle for securing the same right. The media members pledged to raise the Kashmir issue with their government. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, January 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has called for complete shutdown on Saturday against civilian killings by Indian forces in the territory.
According to media sources, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar, today, termed the civilian killings as genocide of Kashmiris. The JRL also condemned the fresh killing of innocent youth, Khalid Ahmed Dar, in firing by Indian troops in Kulgam district. “Killing of youth is carried out under a well-planned strategy. Probes ordered into such killings are nothing but mere an eyewash,” the statement said. Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik asked the people to observe complete shutdown on Saturday to register a strong protest against the innocent killings. KASHMIR VOICE
Jammu, January 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Communist Party of India leader, M Y Tarigami, while taunting the puppet regime for continuously detaining the resistance leaders under draconian law, Public Safety Act, has said that Muslim League chief, Masarrat Aalam Butt, has been awarded degree of PSAs.
According to media sources, Tarigami, who is also the member of so-called Kashmir Assembly, raising concern over the overuse of PSA in Kashmir, told the house that he had not seen Masarrat Aalam for long. “I have come to know that he has been awarded degree of PSAs,” he taunted. Senior APHC leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt, is under PSA detention for 36th time and has been lodged in Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu. He was arrested in 2010 and since then barring only 40 days he has been behind the bars all the years. “Gilani sahab… Mirwaiz sahab are being continuously held under the pretext of house detention,” Tarigami said. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, January 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in South Kashmir districts of Islamabad and Kulgam to mourn the killings of two youth Farhan Ahmad Wani and Khalid Ahmad Dar by Indian troops.
According to Kashmir Media, the troops killed Farhan Ahmad Wani during a cordon and search operation in Kokernag area of Islamabad district on Monday. His killing triggered protests in his native area of Khudwani in Kulgam district resulting in clashes. The clashes resulted in injuries to many including Khalid Ahmed Dar, a student, who later succumbed to his injuries. All shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the road in the Islamabad and Kulgam districts. Meanwhile, Peoples Political Front Chairman, Muhammad Musaddiq Aadil during his visit to Lolab paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth. A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League visited Khudwani in Kulgam district to pay tributes to martyred Farhan Ahmad Wani. Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) in its statement strongly condemned the gruesome killing of civilian, Khalid Ahmad Dar, by Indian troops. The party also paid rich tributes to Farhan Ahmad Wani. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, January 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Farhan Wani, in Kulgam district, today.
According to media sources, the funeral prayers of Farhan were offered at his native village in Khudwani area of the district. The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, who continues to be under house arrest since last many years, addressed the gathering over phone from his Hyderpora residence in Srinagar. Farhan Wani was buried at his ancestral village amid pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. He was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Kokernag area of Islamabad district, yesterday. KASHMIR VOICE