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Student’s killing evokes widespread condemnation in IHK

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Srinagar, March 07, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the killing of another Kashmiri student, Tahir Ahmad Sofi in the indiscriminate firing by Indian troops in Baramulla has evoked widespread condemnation from various Kashmiri liberation leaders and organizations.

Senior APHC leader, Syed Agha Hassan Al-Moosvi and Al-Safvi in his statement appealed to the International community to play its role to save the people of Kashmir from Indian barbarism.

The Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik, currently in Pakistan, said that trigger happy forces had been given a free license to kill the Kashmiris. He urged international human rights organizations to raise their voices against India’s unilateral violence in Kashmir, a JKLF spokesman quoted Malik as having said.

Another senior APHC leader, Bilal Ghani Lone described the killing of Tahir Ahmad Sofi as barbaric and yet another instance of the failure of the authorities to protect the innocent lives in Kashmir.

A spokesman for the Jammu and Kashmir National Front in a statement in Srinagar said that by shedding crocodile tears and staging drama in the so-called Legislative Assembly, the murderers “can’t save themselves from the fact that they are the killers of thousands of Tahir Ahmads across Kashmir.”

The Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir, while denouncing the killing, demanded a probe into the killing and other such incidents by the International Court of Justice.

The chief patron of Jammu Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi, Muhammad Azam Inqilabi said that India was committing war crimes in Kashmir to fulfil its expansionist designs. “It is trying to crush the resistance movement with brute force.

The nominated Mufti Azam, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam, and the Jamiat-e-Hamdaniya chief, Maulana Riyaz Ahmad Hamdani termed the incident as barbarous and inhuman act by the Indian armed forces personnel. Jamiat Ahle Hadees said that the killing of Tahir Ahmad Sofi as another criminal act by the Indian armed forces.

Kashmiri leader, Sajjad Ghani Lone also expressed deep anguish and sorrow over the killing.

The United Jihad Council Chairman, Syed Salahuddin appealed to the international community and human rights organizations to take cognizance of human rights abuses in Kashmir at the hands of Indian forces.

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