Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir
In a statement issued here today, the President said that such maneuvers will not be able to dampen the spirits of the Kashmiri people and their leadership in their struggle for ascertaining their right to self-determination.
The President lamented Indian government’s approach towards suppressing the voices of the Kashmiri people by using brute force, restricting their movement and illegally incarcerating innocent political leaders to jails all over India. “India is under the impression that by killing, maiming and arresting unarmed Kashmiris they will be able to quash the freedom movement in Indian Occupied Kashmir”, he said.
President Masood Khan paid rich tribute to the resistance
He strongly condemned the recent arrest of numerous Kashmiris during ‘cordon and search operations’ in Baramulla and areas in and around Srinagar. He stressed upon the international community, media
The President urged people from all walks of life to enthusiastically raise the Kashmir issue, highlight the human rights violations and help realize the right to self-determination of the Kashmiris on the upcoming Solidarity Day - marked on 5th February every year.