Pakistan FO concerned about repressive measures in occupied Kashmir

Feb 11th, 2013 | Category: Kashmir News

Pakistan has reaffirmed solidarity with the People of Jammu and Kashmir and expressed serious concerns on the high-handed measures taken by India in the wake of Afzal Guru’s execution.

Spokesman of the Foreign Office Moazzam Ahmed Khan in Islamabad declined to comment on the trial of Afal Guru.

However‚ he said India is suppressing the aspirations of Kashmiris by arrests and detention of Hurriyat leaders‚ curfew‚ news blackout and other coercive means.

The spokesman called for the lifting of repressive measures and immediate release of Hurriyat leaders.

Curfew continued on 3rd day in occupied Kashmir; mobile Internet services are suspended and newspapers are off the stands.

Meanwhile‚ Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir‚ Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman says India is using all tactics to suppress the freedom struggle of Kashmiris.

In a statement issued Monday‚ he said India has converted the occupied Kashmir into an army garrison.

He said India is now using courts to suppress Kashmiris’ passion for freedom.

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