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IIOJK: Indian troops martyr one Kashmiri youth in Kulgam
November 20, 2021

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred another youth in Kulgam district, on Saturday.

The troops martyred the youth during a so called cordon and search operation in Ashmuji area of the district.

In a statement in Srinagar, All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani demanded an impartial international probe into the heinous war crimes committed by Indian troops in IIOJK.

Meanwhile, a report released by Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of World Children’s Day, on Saturday said children are the worst victims of the Indian state terrorism in IIOJK.

It said the troops have martyred 909 children since January 1989 till date.  It said 107,854 children have been rendered orphaned due to the killing of 95,912 people by the troops during the period.

Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party President, Mehbooba Mufti, and National Conference leader, Hasnain Masoodi, in their statements urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal illegal changes made in IIOJK since August 2019 just like he revoked the three farm laws in India.

Meanwhile, in India, several rights groups, in a joint report has identified at least seventy-one incidents of violence by Hindutva groups against minorities, particularly Muslims, in Karnataka state and police’s reluctance to apprehend the offenders.

These seventy-one incidents have been identified in just eight-month period starting from January this year.

The report titled ‘From communal policing to hate crimes: the attack on Ambedkar’s dream of fraternity’ was released by The People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Karnataka, All India Lawyers Association for Justice, All India People’s Forum and at a press conference in Bangalore.

The report, observed that Hindutva organizations, with the overt and covert support of state machinery run a concerted campaign to ensure social segregation of, particularly Muslims, from the rest of society.