It is also the latest incarnation of the Indian government’s goals of a settler-colonial policy for the valley, which Kashmiri academics and scholars have long warned is the ultimate ambitions of the Indian state.
The Indian government claims that the situation in the occupied territory was under control but as per media reports, the presence of barbed wires in every chowk of the Jammu city proves that everything is not normal.
Muzamil Mattoo, a freelance photographer, said that they reached Khanyar to cover a protest demonstration. We were in between personnel of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near Khanyar Chowk when a policeman pointed his pellet gun towards us and fired, he said.
“China deplores and firmly opposes that. India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China’s sovereignty,” he said replying to a question.
“Some elements are instigating Jihad and armed struggle against the Indian forces which will be great damage to the Kashmir cause, and is against the interest of Pakistan as well,” he said.
The club lashed out at India for violating the rights of the journalists in Kashmir. A press release dated August 22 by the club announcing the award quotes the club president: “It is completely unacceptable for India to violate the basic human rights of reporters and to deny the people of Kashmir access to unfiltered information through an unfettered press.”
A daughter of former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir called on world leaders to intervene to help the people of the region, who are facing “economic, humanitarian, psychological and health crises.”
I just request to Mr Narendra Modi if you are planning to kill us all, get it over with. Just announce it we all Kashmiris will travel back to Kashmir and we will die with our people, don’t kill us every day. You can never rule a Kashmiri. All you can do is kill us all, that’s how you get Kashmir.
India in the arrogance of power is brutalizing the people of Kashmir, and the fact is it is never going to get any solution and if the people of Jammu and Kashmir are raising the voices against the tyrannical rule of India the killings or the least is Imprisonment as the form of punishment. There are gross human rights violations in Kashmir so India should stop its brutality in Kashmir and as a concerned citizen of the State we request to: