Anti India demonstrations on Pakistan Day in SriNagar clearly shows that they want to become part of Pakistan
In Occupied Kashmir, massive poll boycott rallies and anti-India demonstrations were held in Srinagar and other major towns on Friday
The demonstrators raised pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. They also waved Pakistani flags at various places. Severe clashes between the protesters and Indian police erupted in Srinagar and Sopore after police personnel fired teargas shells injuring several people. Meanwhile, the puppet authorities continued to put Hurriyet leaders under house arrest or in custody to stop them from leading anti-India demonstrations. In Occupied Kashmir, Indian police and paramilitary forces during their intensified crackdowns arrested hundreds of youth ahead of parliamentary election drama. Polling for the farcical Indian Parliamentary elections will be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th of next month. Police arrested at least 135 youth in Pulwama district alone in the past two weeks. Police rounded up scores of youth in Shopian, Kulgam, Soura, Nowhata, Gojwara, Rajouri Kadal and other areas of Srinagar as well.
Hundreds arrested during crackdowns in Occupied Kashmir
In Occupied Kashmir, Indian police and paramilitary forces during their intensified crackdowns arrested hundreds of youth ahead of parliamentary election drama.
Polling for the farcical Indian Parliamentary elections will be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th of next month. Police arrested at least 135 youth in Pulwama district alone in the past two weeks. Police rounded up scores of youth in Shopian, Kulgam, Soura, Nowhata, Gojwara, Rajouri Kadal and other areas of Srinagar as well.
Participation in sham by-polls to be betrayal to martyrs: Gilani
In Occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference Syed Ali Gilani, while reiterating his call for complete boycott of the forthcoming so-called Indian Parliamentary by-elections in the territory has said that taking part in the election process is tantamount to betrayal with the sacred blood of martyrs.
In a statement, he said the participation in such sham elections will be disrespect towards those who have been deprived of their belongings and eyesight and those who while pursuing mission were molested. He appealed to the people to demonstrate the same resolve they exhibited during the 2016 mass uprising.
OIC delegation arrives in Pakistan on Monday
A high-ranking delegation of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission arrives in Pakistan on Monday. According to Foreign Office, the 8-member delegation will be led its Chairperson of the Commission Med. S. Kaggwa.
The delegation will hold meetings with Prime Minister Adviser on Foreign Affairs and Minister for Kashmir Affairs. It will also visit Azad Kashmir to have further understanding of Jammu and Kashmir dispute and will also visit refugee camps.
The OIC Human Rights Commission had also requested the Indian authorities for access to Occupied Kashmir to assess the human rights situation but India did not respond.
IOK bar shares ordeal Kashmiri Jail inmates
In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has released a report at the end of its six-member team’s visit to Jammu jails, which paints a gloomy picture of the inmates. The report has been released the Bar members visited inmates lodged at Kotbhalwal Jammu, District Jail Kathua and District Jail Udhampur in Jammu region. The Bar has decided to inform the High Court about the problems of detainees and under-trial prisoners in jails. The report was prepared by six-member team comprising Aijaz Bedar, Anwar-ul-Islam Shaheen, Hamid Shafi, Muhammad Ashraf Butt, Nasir Qadri and Mudasir Yousuf following its visit to Kotebalwal, Kathua and Udhampur jails. The report reveals that the detainees lodged in these jails are not produced before trial courts, and are deprived of medical treatment and their detentions are extended without any reason.
According to the report, there are 66 Kashmiri detainees and seven foreigners, lodged in Central Jail Kotbhalwal Jammu, under draconian Public Safety Act.
The report cited the names of detainees who are either ill or PSA against them was quashed but they were neither being provided medical assistance, nor were released. Most of them are ill, but the jail authorities are not providing them any medical assistance.