Major powers urged to broker Kashmir settlement
25 September, 2012
Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi has urged the international community to play its role for settlement of the Kashmir dispute through talks between Pakistan and India.
The senior APHC leader, addressing party workers in Bandipora, deplored the harassment of youth by Indian police through arrests and raids. Another senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah addressing party meetings at different places during his visit to Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Islamabad districts said that Kashmir was neither a bilateral issue between Pakistan and India nor would the Kashmiris accept any imposed solution to the dispute.
APHC leader, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a public meeting at Quimoh in Kulgam urged the world community to use its influence for amicable resolution of the long-pending Kashmir dispute. An APHC delegation led by Hakeem Abdur Rasheed during a mass contact programme in Badgam called for release of all illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists.
The Kashmir University Students Union through a handout issued at the end of its meeting in Srinagar announced to observe the days of the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee's stay in the territory as black days.
Unidentified gunmen killed a deputy Sarpanch at Keereri in Baramulla. At least eight people were killed while nine others injured in a road accident at Tangdar in Kupwara.
In Geneva, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressed a number of seminars, symposiums and roundtables and held meetings with some world personalities including Head of UN Human Rights Commissioner Asia Pacific, Rury Mungoven and Assistant of International Human Rights Watch, Laura Schulke.
The Mirwaiz urged these leaders to prevail upon India to set its human rights record straight and take steps to give the people of Kashmir their inalienable right to self-determination through implementation of the UN resolutions.