World Bulletin / News Desk
The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society in its report on ‘State of Human Rights in Kashmir said that at least 30 incidents of massacres were reported in the territory since January 1990 to March 2003.
The Coordinator of Coalition of Civil Society, Khurram Parvaiz told media men in Srinagar that the actual number of massacres in the Valley was much higher. He expressed displeasure over the denial of justice in most of the incidents, reported on Kashmir Media Service.
The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the custodial disappearance of a Kashmiri youth, Ishtiaq Ahmad Wani from the Indian city of Chandigarh. The youth was arrested by Indian intelligence agencies on October 14 from a private communication centre in the city.
APHC leader Zafar Akbar Butt addressing public meetings at Hufroo, Buzgoo and Lolipora in Chadoora said that it was the moral duty of the United Nations to fulfil its pledge to the people of Kashmir in securing their right to self-determination.
The Chairperson of Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Yasmeen Raja in a statement denounced inhuman treatment meted out to the illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists at Udhampur Jail in Jammu.