Senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while reiterating the Hurriyat’s stand has said that Kashmir is a UN-designated dispute that needs to be resolved peacefully and justly as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence since August 2019 in a statement brushed aside the reports being circulated by Indian media about his joining of the so-called mainstream politics.
He termed these reports as malicious propaganda, being spread against him at the behest of Indian agencies.
Mirwaiz made it clear that he sticks to the Hurriyat stand that Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally-recognized dispute, which is awaiting its final settlement through dialogue among all stakeholders in line with the relevant resolutions of the United Nations.
Jammu-based APHC leader, Advocate Davinder Singh Behl, in a statement welcomed the China’s statement on Kashmir and said the Kashmiri people have rendered unprecedented sacrifices for securing their inalienable to self-determination.
Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more Kashmiri youth, today. The troops martyred the youth during a military operation in Poonch district.
On the other hand, a large number of Muslims protested against the desecration of the Holy Quran by Hindu extremists in Shah Jahanpur city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.