Senior Hurriyat leader and Jammu Kashmir National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan Thursday said that Kashmir dispute cannot be resolved by Indian jingoism, unethical attitude of New Delhi and use of brute forces against the freedom loving Kashmiri people.In a statement issued to KNS, he said that “political disputes like Kashmir are resolved by political statesmanship and concrete political measures.”Hailing the Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif’s historical address in UNGA, Khan said, “Kashmir has been turned into a garrison where draconian laws like infamous Public Safety Act (PSA) are being slapped on the will and choice of the occupying forces and their collaborators.”He said that using brute forces on peaceful protesters and arresting unarmed youth and political activists on mere political ideologies is nothing but a replica of Zionist form of governance in the occupied region.Khan condemned the slapping of PSA even on human rights defender, Khurram Parvez.He said that New Delhi must read writing on the wall that Kashmiri people want an end to the Indian rule over the disputed region so that they can decide their political future through a free and fair right to self determination under the auspices of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). “Killing people, maiming them and arresting even elderly cannot serve any purpose,” Khan said.“If India is serious in the long lasting peace and stability in the south Asian region it has to accept the disputed nature of Jammu Kashmir sooner the better,” he added.
He said that the innocent and defenceless people of Jammu Kashmir, who are suffering the brutal use of force and atrocities at the state level, cannot be defeated by bullets, pellets, arrests and draconian laws like PSA. “People of Kashmir are on path of a resistance against the Indian imperialistic approach and are ready to face much more for the cause of freedom,” Khan said.Highlighting the gross human rights violations being committed by India resulting in deaths and injuries during the last 76 days in the Indian occupied Kashmir, Khan said “The indiscriminate use of pellet guns, which have blinded hundreds including women and children, is reflective of the inhuman and barbaric mindset of the Indian state.”Meanwhile, JKNF chief expressed his shock over the death of two south Kashmir persons, Showkat Ahmed and Muhammad Nafees in a road accident yesterday who were on way to home after meeting their relative languishing in Kathua Jail.He also prayed for speedy recovery of Muhammad Akbar and Muhammad Shafi who were injured in the said accident.Khan said that authorities do lodge innocent freedom loving people in far off jails only to trouble their kith and kin. (KNS)