SRINAGAR-In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have hailed the remarks by United Nations General Assembly chief Volkan Bozkir that the UN policy on the Kashmir dispute is governed by the UN Charter and the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council.
The, APHC leaders urged UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the United Nations Council for Human Rights to take steps to stop genocide of the Kashmiris.
Jammu-based organization United Peace Alliance termed Volkan Bozkir’s remarks a clear rejection of the unilateral steps taken by India on August 5, 2019.
Meanwhile Kashmiris organizations condemned the murder and rape of Aasiya and Neelofar by the Indian forces in Shopian in May 2009 demanded probe into the incident.
APHC leader Devinder Singh Bhel called for an immediate release of all detained Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders.
The Kashmir Economic Alliance leaders stated that India has made the life of the people of Kashmir miserable on the pretext of corona pandemic. They pointed out that the Kashmiris were being deliberately crippled economically.
Meanwhile, a freelance photojournalist was harassed by the Indian forces’ personnel when he was on his way to cover a military operation in Shopian’s Ganapora village.
Social and health workers staged a protest against the anti-people Indian policies in Kupwara. Two persons were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Jablipura area of Bijbhera in Islamabad district.