The Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement (JKPM) has urged upon the world community especially the United Nations (UN) to help bring an end 'to the gross human rights violations' being perpetrated by the Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. As per a press release, while speaking at a function organized by the JKPM to mark the world Human rights day, senior APHC leader and Chairman of the JKPM Mir Shahid Saleem said people of the 'disputed state' of the Jammu and Kashmir were the worst victims of the state terrorism unleashed by the India security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.
"Indian security forces in their acts of worst oppression have killed more than one hundred thousand people during the past over 27 years of armed conflict, including seven thousand in custody" he alleged. "More than 22000 women have been widowed while the number of orphans in Kashmir has already swelled over one lac and more than 8000 people have disappeared in the custody of the Indian security forces" he alleged further. The JKPM Chairman said 'in spite of the alarming situation prevailing in the disputed region of Kashmir there has been no initiative or interference from the world community especially the United Nation to save the people of Kashmir'.
"During the past over five months of mass uprising in Kashmir nearly hundred people mostly youth have been killed and scores have lost their eye sight to the dreaded pellets and twelve thousand including some minors have been put behind the bars. He said in spite of all this oppression and suppression the people of Kashmir have not and would never surrender their inalienable right to self determination" he observed further.