J_flogger 2012-06-05 16:27:38
CRIPPLING STRIKE IN IHK, APHC LEADERS ARRESTED
* MASSIVE MILITARY MEASURES TO ENSURE INDIAN PM’S SAFETY
* BLASTS IN SRINAGAR, BARAMULLA, 5 KASHMIRIS MARTYRED
Srinagar, Aug 27 (APP): In occupied Kashmir, crippling protest strike
was observed on the arrival of Indian Prime Minister, Atal Bihari
Vajpayee in Srinagar bringing daily chores of life to a stand still.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the call for the strike was given
by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and former APHC Chairman, Syed
All bazars, business centres, government and semi-government offices,
educational institutions, banks and courts were closed in occupied
Jammu and Ladakh region with traffic off the road.
The troops arrested a large number of people to prevent them to
participate in anti-India demonstrations.
APHC leaders Javed Ahmad Mir, Shahidul Islam, Farida Behanji and
Yasmeen Raja were arrested while leading two separate anti-India
processions at Maisuma and Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar.
Brute force was used to disperse the protestors. The demonstrators
raised full-throated anti-India and pro-liberation slogans. A large
number of women protestors were among those arrested.
Other Hurriyat leaders, Firdous Ahmad Shah, Maulvi Bashir Ahmad and
Muhammad Ahsan Untoo were also taken into custody.
Copies of Indian constitution were burnt by protestors in Bemina
locality of Srinagar to express Kashmiris’ disapproval to any
so-called resolution of Kashmir within the Indian constitution.
Meanwhile two powerful bomb blasts rocked Srinagar city and Baramulla
town a few hours before the arrival of Indian Prime Minister, Atal
Three persons were injured in the explosion at Karan Nagar area of
In another incident, three Indian soldiers were injured when
launched a grenade attack on an army unit at Mahoor in Udhampur
The Indian military authorities had taken unprecedented security
measures all across the occupied territory. More than 5000 Indian
troops were deployed around International Convention Centre,
Srinagar, the venue of Inter-State
All the routes leading to the Convention Centre were sealed. Marine
commandos from Navy were posted to maintain vigil at famous Dal Lake
near the Conference venue and Indian Air Force aircrafts were
surveying the air space.
Many areas in the city were sanitized and taken over by Indian troops.
A two-tier frisking system with sophisticated equipments was placed on
all important points.
The Chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Maulana Abbas
Ansari, in an interview with Kashmir Media Service, this afternoon
emphasised that today’s unique strike was intended to practically
demonstrate to the Indian Prime Minister in particular, and the world
community at large, that Kashmiris will never accept any alternative
to their right of self determination.
On the other hand, ahead of Indian Prime Minister’s visit, five
Kashmiris were martyred in various places of Rajouri and Baramulla
Mathias spitfi 2012-06-05 16:27:51
Yeah, when will Pakistan end its brutal occupation?
Jeder der einer Person unterstellt, N*** oder Faschist zu sein –
ist _selber_ N*** oder Faschist, ohne es zu wissen.
Occupied Territories means in reality Israeli land occupied by
Islamofascists who oppress all inhabitants of the region
If we believe absurd, we will do terrible. Voltaire (1694-1778)
http://www.rsf.org/predators.php3 Predators of Press Freedom
http://www.fair.org/ Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
http://www.honestreporting.com/ Media Critiques