Jammu Martyrs Memorized on Massacre Anniversary

Srinagar, November 06 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the Jammu martyrs of November 1947. According to media sources, hundreds of thousands of Kashmiris were killed by the forces of Maharaja Hari Singh, Indian army and Hindu extremists in different parts of Jammu region while they were migrating to Pakistan during the first week of November in 1947. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the great sacrifices offered by the lakhs of Muslims in Jammu region as a great asset to the on-going movement of right to self-determination movement. He said the hearts of people of Kashmir and Jammu region especially Chenab and Doda valley beat in unison ‘as our political aspirations are one, a fact which can’t be ignored’. The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), paying tributes to the martyrs of Jammu martyrs on their anniversary, said the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Muslims on November 1947 was a holocaust. It said the Muslims and other peace-loving communities of Jammu have to follow the mission for which the 1947 martyrs sacrificed their lives. They have to foil the wicked conspiracies of the communal elements,” he added. Hurriyat leaders including Zafar Akabar Butt, Muhammad Shafie Lone, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Javed Ahmad Mir, Muslim League Jammu and Kashmir, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed and others in their separate statements said that in 1947, Muslims of Jammu were massacred in such a brutal manner that the percentage of Muslims in that region declined from 66 to 38 percent. “We are following the mission of these martyrs and pledged to pursue it till right to self-determination is achieved. Referring to Kashmir dispute, the leaders impressed all stakeholders to create conducive atmosphere and added that tripartite talks is the only practicable and achievable solution to long pending dispute. They stressed authorities to illustrate sincerity and release all detainees languishing since along. It will send a message that parties to dispute are sincere and added that India needs to show restraint and make an end to human rights violations in state and repeal of black laws. KASHMIR VOICE
Jammu Martyrs Memorized on Massacre Anniversary

Kashmir Solution under UN Resolutions Stressed

Jammu, November 06 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement (JKFM) has stressed the settlement of lingering Kashmir dispute under UN resolutions. According to media sources, JKFM Chairman, Mohammad Sharif Sartaj addressing a function, held in connection with Jammu martyrs, said that Kashmir was a political dispute and should be resolved politically. On the occasion, a resolution was also passed that Kashmir was an internationally recognized dispute and the people of Kashmir had been guaranteed the right to self-determination through several resolutions of the United Nations. It also urged the international community to help stop massive human rights violations by forces on the innocent people of Kashmir, adding that India should be asked to settle the dispute according to the will of Kashmiri people. The resolution also reiterated the pledge to continue liberation movement till taking it to its logical conclusion. Meanwhile, the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement in Jammu paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of Jammu who were mercilessly killed in 1947. He said that the supreme sacrifices made by the Muslims of Jammu in 1947 were the biggest human investment of the ongoing freedom struggle. He said that the people of Kashmir could never forget their innocent brothers, sisters and daughters brutally murdered by Indian troops, forces of Maharaja Hari Singh and Hindu fanatics in 1947.KASHMIR VOICE
Kashmir Solution under UN Resolutions Stressed

Kashmiris will not Accept Less than Freedom: Safi

Sialkot, November 06 (Kashmir Voice): The Convener of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) Chapter, Ghulam Mohammad Safi has said that the people of Kashmir will not accept anything less than right to self-determination.
According to media sources, Ghulam Mohammad Safi addressing a function held under the auspices of Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement (JKFM) in Sialkot to remember the Jammu martyrs said that the people of Kashmir had given unprecedented sacrifices for Kashmir cause which would not go waste. He said that the liberation movement would continue till taking it to its logical conclusion. Prominent Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League, JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, Chaudhry Muhammad Ishaq, Dr Zahid Ghani Dar and others also spoke on the occasion. A resolution was also passed on the occasion which urged the international community to help stop massive human rights violations by forces on the innocent people of Kashmir. It said that the lingering Kashmir dispute should be settled in accordance with the will of Kashmiri people. Meanwhile, Jammu Martyrs Day was also observed in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. A central programme was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Cell in the city. AJK Minister Naureen Arif participated in the programme as chief guest. Others who participated in the event included Showkat Javed Mir, Hurriyat leader, Mushtaqul Islam and Ozair Ahmad Ghazali. KASHMIR VOICE
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Protest in Srinagar against Interlocutor’s Arrival

Srinagar, November 06 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Muslim Khawateen Markaz headed by Yasmeen Raja held a protest demonstration on the arrival of India-appointed interlocutor on Kashmir, Dinsehwar Sharma in the Valley, today. According to media sources, the protest was held at Press Colony in Srinagar. The demonstrators termed the interlocutor’s visit to Kashmir as a futile exercise and playing with the emotions and sentiments of the Kashmiri people. Yasmeen Raja on the occasion said that without involving Pakistan the dialogue would yield nothing.Meanwhile, Kashmir Tehreek Khawateen has said that Indian government was not sincere in resolving the Kashmir dispute. KTK Chairperson, Zamrooda Habib in her statement said that by appointing a former Intelligence chief as an interlocutor, India has shown non-seriousness towards the burning issue of Kashmir. She said that Kashmirs were struggling for right to self determination. KASHMIR VOICE
Protest in Srinagar against Interlocutor’s Arrival