Srinagar: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more Kashmiris in Bandipora district of Occupied Kashmir.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops killed the youth during a violent military operation at Baktur in Gurez area of Banidpora district.
In a statement in Srinagar today, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in a statement in Srinagar, today, strongly condemned the slapping of second draconian law Public Safety Act on party leader, Syed Imtiaz Haider, and his subsequent shifting to Amphala jail in Jammu. He said the court had quashed Imtiaz Haider’s PSA and ordered his release but he was, instead, kept in police custody till another PSA was slapped on him.
In a statement, Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema, Kashmir Valley’s biggest conglomerate of ulemas, scholars, Imams and Khateebs expressed concern over the government order regarding profiling of mosque committees and Imams.
On the other hand, Hurriyat leader Mushtaq-ul-Islam and Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party urged the United Nations and the United States to prevail upon India to resolve the Kashmir dispute in its historical perspective.
Anjuman Sharie Shian staged a protest sit-in at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, today, to demand removal of restrictions on 8th and 10th Muharram processions.
Prominent lawyers affiliated with the Jammu Bar Association addressing a meeting of the Bar in Jammu appealed to the masses to remain united for protection of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The lawyers vowed to protect Articles 370 and 35-A, which grant special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the APHC AJK chapter at a meeting in Islamabad urged the international community to take notice of Indian atrocities against Hurriyat leaders and activists in occupied Kashmir. The participants expressed concern over the unprovoked firing by Indian troops on the Line of Control.