UN urged to probe HR abuses by troops in IOK
03 January, 2014
SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, senior All Parties Hurriyet Conference leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Bilal Ghani Lone have said that India have turned the entire territory into a jail by giving unbridled powers to its army and police to curb the freedom of speech and expression.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar demanded investigation into the Gowkadal massacre, Kunan Poshpora mass rape and other such incidents by the war crime tribunal of the United Nations.
Bilal Ghani Lone addressing a public gathering at Rajwar in Kupwara said that Kashmir was a political dispute, which could be settled in accordance with the UN resolutions and meaningful tripartite dialogue between Pakistan, India and people of Kashmir.
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference in a statement castigated the puppet authorities for showing callous attitude towards the day-to-day problems such as shortage of food, water and electricity being faced by the people in the territory.
APHC leaders Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Syed Bashir Andrabi addressing party meetings in different areas of the occupied territory reiterated to continue the liberation struggle till resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
The Kashmir valley remained cut off from the rest of the world for the third consecutive day, today due to closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway by heavy snowfall and avalanche.
An Indian trooper committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Dadal Post in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district. This incident raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel to 294 since January 2007.