HR abuses unabated in Kashmir: JAKAF
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar: The Joint Association of Kashmiri Affected Families today expressed concern over the spurt in frisking and search operations by policemen and paramilitary forces ahead of January 26.
In a meeting with its patron, Zaffar Akbar Bhat in chair, the participants said the peoples sacrifice had highlighted the Kashmir dispute at global level, a statement said adding the movement would be taken to its logical conclusion.
It said the Association members visited the families of Muhammad Ayub Dar, Muhammad Maqbool Shalla who had been ‘illegally’ detained and the martyr Nazir Ahmad and Dr Ghulam Qadir Sofi alias Dr Turabi and expressed sympathies with them.
In Rawalpora the delegation met three children of Manzoor Ahmad who got disappeared allegedly in the custody of 35-Rashriya Rifles.
The Association reiterates to fight against human rights violations, the statement said adding the rights abuses would continue till draconian laws were not revoked.
“On one side, the authorities were talking about probes into atrocities committed by forces, but on the other, they were supporting and shielding the men in uniform,” the statement said and urged the international community to pressurize India to resolve the Kashmir issue.
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