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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Zil-Hajj 09, 1432 AH
| ||HR violations and dialogue cannot go together: Mirwaiz
Pakistan Times Jammu & Kashmir Desk
SRINAGAR (IHK): The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has maintained that human rights violations by Indian troops and the dialogue process to resolve the Kashmir dispute cannot go hand in hand, reports KMS.
Talking to media persons in Srinagar, the APHC Chairman said that there was no scope of APHC joining talks unless people witnessed change in ground realities.
He pointed out that to make talks result-oriented India needed to recognise the importance of tripartite talks between Pakistan, India and the real representatives of Kashmiri people.
According to another report; The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the Kashmir dispute can only be resolved through trilateral talks including Pakistan, India and the real leadership of Kashmiris.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, talking to the newsmen in Srinagar, urged India to release all the illegally detained pro-freedom leaders and activists, revoke all the draconian laws, withdraw its troops, promote cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade and resume peace process with Pakistan.
Addressing public gatherings in Pattan, today, senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah urged India to unconditionally release all Hurriyet prisoners and revoke draconian laws.
The APHC leader visited the bereaved family of the 22 years old youth, who was martyred by Indian police personnel, last week.
Leader of JKLF-R, Javed Ahmad Mir in a statement said that Indian troops had converted the occupied territory into a military camp and were continuously engaged in massive rights violations.
A Jammu English daily, quoting the police records of the puppet administration revealed that 19,060 Kashmiris had been arrested by the authorities under the draconian law TADA in 17 years from 1990 to 2007.
A police constable was injured in a grenade attack at Lar bypass in Ganderbal.