Anti-India demonstrations in occupied Kashmir
Srinagar, January 24 (KMS): In Srinagar, the activists of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, today, held a silent sit-in at Press Colony against the human rights violations by Indian troops and illegal detention of Hurriyet leaders and activists in occupied Kashmir.
The demonstrators, led by the APHC leader, Zaffar Akbar Butt demanded the immediate release of illegally detained Hurriyet leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Saleem Nunnaji, Masarat Alam Butt, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Mir Muhammad Iqbal and Abdul Ghani Shah.
Addressing the protesters, Zafar Akbar Butt said that on one hand, India claims to be the biggest democracy of the world while on the other, Kashmiris are being harassed ahead of its Republic Day on Monday. He appealed to the world human rights organisations to take send their representatives to the occupied territory to take stock of troops’ atrocities on the innocent people.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people participated in the funeral prayers of two youth, who were martyred by the troops, yesterday, at Batyas in Doda. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-liberation slogans on the occasion. Protest demonstrations were also staged at Nawhatta, Rajouri Kadal and Gojwara areas of Srinagar.
Anti-India demonstrations in occupied Kashmir | Kashmir Media Service