Press Releases

Ongoing freedom movement will be taken to the logical conclusion: APHC

Srinagar, May 15: APHC in a statement said that Martyrdom Week will be observed from Sunday to pay tributes to Kashmiri martyrs and  reiterate the determination for  continuing the Freedom  struggle till to logical conclusion . The pronouncement was made by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while addressing a Juma gathering in Srinagar, Friday.

PL urges Barak Obama for Kashmir resolution

Srinagar, May 15: In Srinagar, the APHC leaderr and Acting Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Peoples League Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has urged US President Barak Hussain Obama to launch a persuasion budge for negotiable settlement of Kashmir dispute.

Kashmiris will continue struggle till the last drop of blood

Srinagar, May 18:  In Srinagar, APHC leader and the chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zaffar Akbar Bhat has said that the Kashmir issue could be resolved only through holding plebiscite or tripartite talks.

In a statement issued in Srinagar, Zaffar Akbar Bhat said the farcical election is unacceptable and not a substitute for self-determination, adding that the only way to find a peaceful and durable solution of Kashmir issue was possible by holding plebiscite or by holding tripartite talks between Pakistan, India and Kashmir leadership.

Reach Eidgah on May 21: Zaffar

Srinagar, May 17:  In Srinagar, APHC leader and the chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zaffar Akbar Bhat has appealed people to participate in May 21 program of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference at Eidgah and make it a success.

The Hurriyat is scheduled to organize an election rejection rally at Eidgah on the day.

Jammu court acquits a civilian

Jammu, May 17: Third Additional Sessions Judge Jammu on Saturday acquitted a civilian who was facing trial for the last six years.

In the acquittal judgment, third Additional Sessions Judge Jammu RS Jain after hearing Advocate Yogesh Bakshi appearing for the accused who present in the court under custody observed that there is nothing on record to prove that accused had ever indulged in an activity of harmful to the security of Jammu and Kashmir.

Shawl seller still missing in custody

Srinagar, May 17: Family of 26-year old Ghulam Hassan Lone said that he was arrested by Indian army personnel in July 1991and subsequently disappeared from their custody.

The family said he used to make his living by selling shawls in villages and the money he earned was enough to keep the hearth burning.  It has been 18 years since he went missing, but the family has no clue of his whereabouts. Abdul Rashid, his uncle still approaches politicians, human right groups or army officers seeking their help in tracing him.

HR bodies urged to help release Kashmiri detainees

Srinagar, May 17: The Kashmiri family members of illegally detained in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail, have said that their relatives were behind the bars without any trail and justification.

Gilani Dismisses apprehensions about safety of nuclear assets

Islamabad, May 17: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday termed the ongoing Army action against militants vital for the survival of the country.

Addressing the Central Executive Committee and the Federal Council of the Pakistan People’s Party here at the Prime Minister’s House, he said: “We can’t afford to lose the war. Inshallah, we will win. Otherwise, the country’s survival is at stake.”

Shabir Shah sent to 14-day judicial remand

Srinagar, May 17: In Srinagar, the illegally detained senior APHC leader and President of Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmed Shah has said that his detention was a conspiracy aimed to keep him away from ongoing liberation movement.