VOV urges world bodies to take notice of IHK graves

Srinagar, June 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): Secretary General of Jammu and Kashmir Voice of Victims, Tufail Altaf Butt has hailed the work of members of Voice of Victims latest report of 150 unidentified bodies in unnamed mass graves in Beerwah in Badgam.

Tufail Altaf Butt in a statement urged world human rights bodies and Indian civil society to take notice of these unmarked graves in Kashmir and the whereabouts of disappeared persons. He said that the executive and other members of VOV would continue their work with more forceful means on human rights going on in Kashmir.

He said that Indian police and army personnel had killed several youth in fake encounters on LoC to sabotage the right to self-determination of movement of Kashmir.

Tufail Altaf Butt said that the visit of Indian PM Dr Manmohan Singh is futile and waste of time as Kashmir is not an administrative, economic or road issue but a political and human issue which needs concrete political steps for its resolution. He demanded immediate release of all political prisoners, revoke of black laws and withdrawal of armed forces from Kashmir.

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