AI should persuade India to honour people’s sentiments in Kashmir: JKLF
President of JKLF in
, Mahmood Hussain while writing to Amnesty International (AI) condemned the Indian Governments track record of human rights in UK Kashmir. He asked AI to persuade India to honour the people’s sentiments in the occupied territory. While blaming for unrest in India Kashmir, he added that it is the result of unjust and forcible occupation of state by Indian forces that thousands of people are on streets asking for justice and freedom. Mr Hussain reminded AI that India must not be allowed to keep people of Jammu Kashmir in political servitude with an occupation force of 800,000 military and paramilitary soldiers.
In the meanwhile, Amnesty International has written back to JKLF Zonal President and explained the steps taken by them regarding the current situation in
Kashmir. The AI statement said that “Over the last month, a total of 11 persons, at least eight of them children between 13 and 19 years old, were allegedly killed in shootings by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary personnel stationed across the Kashmir valley, as protestors defied curfew regulations, held violent demonstrations and often clashed with the security personnel in Srinagar, Sopore and other towns which were put under curfew. Authorities in should avoid excessive use of force while dealing with demonstrators in the India Kashmir valley”.
Khawaja Kabir Ahmed
) Zone UK