In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani, while denouncing the arrest of hundreds of Kashmiris in the ongoing search operations has made it clear that fascist Modi regime cannot suppress the Kashmiris’ resolve for freedom through illegal arrests and house raids.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani in a statement issued in Srinagar called upon the international community to take cognizance of the deteriorating human rights situation in the territory and put pressure on India to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations. He paid glowing tributes to the victims of Chhota Bazaar massacre on the eve of their 31 martyrdom anniversary.

Kashmiri journalist Shahid Tantray through a letter informed the international and Indian press organizations about the life threat he received from the Indian authorities in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Tantray, a multimedia reporter for a Delhi-based media outlet, is facing threats for covering important stories on the sorry state of human rights in the Kashmir Valley, including the crackdown on press freedom. 

Meanwhile, normal life was disrupted in Kishtwar district of Jammu region due to a strike against the BJP top officials’ blasphemous comments on Prophet Muhammad Rasool Allah Khatam-un Nabiyyi8n sallallah-0-Wasalam.

Shops and business establishments owned by Muslims remained closed across the Kishtwar town, while traffic was the in on roads. Lawyhers abstained from work in protest.

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