New Delhi, May 24 (Kashmir Voice): Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Yashwant Sinha has said that a muscular policy of Narendra Modi government on Kashmir “is a brainless one as muscles do not have brain”.
According to media sources, speaking at an event in New Delhi Yashwant Sinha said Pakistan has to be brought in to resolve the Kashmir issue. Referring to the recent propaganda unleashed by the Indian media, Sinha said, “Indian media says Pakistani Rangers are pleading for mercy now. And the next day the Rangers start bombarding and shelling and all. And so much damage had been done …. What is this ‘moonhtod Jawab’ (befitting reply)? And with all due respect, a muscular policy is bound to be a brainless policy because muscles don’t have brain.” KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, May 24 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the prolonged detention of party leaders Sirajud Din Mir and Abdul Rashid Magloo who are languishing at Kotbalwal jail under draconian Public Safety Act.
According to media sources, Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar also expressed serious concern over the deteriorating heath of another JKLF leader sheikh Nazir Ahmad at Kotbalwal jail. Police arrested Sirajud Din Mir in a nocturnal raid on his residence at Karhama Tangmarg on 2nd April 2018 while as Abdul Rashid Magloo was arrested from his residence on 29th March 2018. Both were slapped with PSA for participating in funeral prayers of a martyr. The JKLF chairman said a 70-year- old political leader Sirajud Din Mir who is ailing from many ailments and Abdul Rashid Magloo who met with an accident recently and is taking various medicines are being penalized for their political belief and punished during holy month of Ramadan. Similarly, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh who is serving a life sentence and has been shifted to Kotbalwal jail is also tolerating the apathy of so-called rulers and his health is also fast deteriorating which is a serious matter of concern he said. Yasin Malik said tthe way police are oppressing political activists and are pushing Kashmiris to the wall is in fact an act of promoting violence in Jammu and Kashmir which is highly condemnable. He condemned the ongoing oppressive tactics used by police, army and other Indian forces against common people during the holy month of Ramadan. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, May 24 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has said that the Kashmir dispute has become a flashpoint for entire region and could cause endanger peace in South Asia due to rising tension between India and Pakistan.
According to media sources, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza while addressing a public meeting in Pahalgam said that the people of Kashmir had been rendering precious sacrifices from the past several decades for securing their birthright to self-determination. He said that the freedom movement had entered in a decisive phase due to the sacrifices of Kashmiris especially youth. He said that it was responsibility of the international community to play role and put pressure on India to settle the lingering dispute according to the aspirations of the Kashmiri people. Waza said that India and its stooges had unleashed a reign of terror against innocent and peaceful Kashmiri youth and had left no space for peaceful political activities and the innocent youth are being pushed to the wall. He said that Kashmir was a disputed territory and should be resolves politically and democratically in the light of the UN Kashmir resolutions. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, May 24 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the members of Voice of Victims (VoV), a human rights group based in Kashmir, briefed a team of prominent advocates from India about the prevailing situation in the territory.
According to media sources, the VoV team led by Executive Director Abdul Qadeer Dar informed the visiting Indian lawyers who met them in Baramulla how Indian state machinery was using violent methods to suppress the genuine voice of Kashmiris for freedom. “The intelligentsia of India must understand that Kashmir is a matter of humanity besides being a political issue. We too are humans and we must be treated as humans. The methods of torture, alienation, suppression and use of brute forces by so-called democratic India must be questioned by secular and educated class of India” Qadeer said. The Indian team comprised Advocate D Suresh Kumar, Advocate Surendra Gadling, Baljeet Kaur, Advocate Mandeep Singh, Advocate Suresh Tekade, Advocate Ankit Grewal and Advocate Nikita Agarwal. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, May 23 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Javaid Ahmed Mir, visited SMHS Hospital in Srinagar and enquired about the condition of the teenage female students who were injured in the firing of Indian Army personnel at DK Pora in Shopian on Monday.
According to media sources, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Javaid Ahmed Mir prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured girls and expressed sympathies with their families. “The Indian forces fired bullets on the civilians who objected to the enforced Iftaar. Most of the injured are teenage female students including two sisters,” Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Javaid Ahmed Mir said in a joint statement. The leaders while condemning the targeting of the teenage girls said that New Delhi was befooling the world in the name of so-called ceasefire. “These girl students were not holding guns in their hands. Such a kind of drama of ceasefire must open the eyes of the world community and international human rights organizations about the oppressive policies of India in Kashmir,” they added. Yousuf Naqash and Javaid Mir called for practical intervention of the UN for permanently resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute and safeguarding the Kashmiri people from this unabated Indian oppression. Kashmir being one of the oldest pending disputes in the UN needs immediate attention and solution in the interest of peace, security and development of South Asia, they maintained. KASHMIR VOICE