Declaration of first six-nation speakers’ conference hailed


ISLAMABAD Dec 31 (TNS): The Kashmir Bar Association and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples, Freedom Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, have expressed satisfaction over the joint declaration issued at the end of First Six-Nation Speakers Conference, in Islamabad.

The declaration stressed the need for settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolutions. The High Court Bar Association of occupied Kashmir also appreciated the stand taken by the speakers/representatives from Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan on the issue of Palestine and Jerusalem.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad, warmly hailed the Islamabad Declaration by the speakers of the six parliaments as a very significant and timely document. He said that the parliament speakers’ proclamation and assertions on Kashmir, Palestine, right of self-determination; Trump-decision on Jerusalem, peace and terrorism, etc, would show a new and positive direction to the regional and global horizon different from the American perspective and would further give voice to voiceless nations of the world.

Hurriyat leader Mukhtar Waza in a statement called for respecting human rights. He said, “In this Region of SAARC there is a lot off Illiteracy, poverty and there are so many other problems.”

APHC leader Bilal Siddiqui in a statement termed the prolonging of Shahid Yousuf’s detention and summoning of Naseem Gilani to Delhi by National Investigation Agency as a conspiracy aimed at forcing Hurriyat leaders into submission through harassment and intimidation.

The Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e- Khawateen, Zamrooda Habib in her statement strongly condemned the assertions made by Chairperson of Woman’s Commission of the territory, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor in which she had Kashmiris “Not to act in causal manner when encounters are raging.” Zamrooda said that Nayeema had issued the statement in her comfortable room without knowing the facts. She said the troops are hitting women intentionally and cited the example of Maisera, who was directly not “acting causally” and there was no encounter.

Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Chairperson, Farida Behanji in a statement paid glowing tributes to Quaid-e-Azam on his birth anniversary, today. NNI