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UN Never Contradicted Kashmiris Rights –Farooq Rehmani

October 31, 2010 Leave a comment

Arrest of Rafiq Ganai and Yasmeen Raja Condemned
Condemnation over Continuous Curfew in Bandipora
Islamabad 31 Oct 2010: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has strongly condemned once again arrest of Party General Secretary Muhammad Rafiq Ganai, in South Kashmir Islamabad Dist. At the same time police are harassing other workers and sympathizers of the People’s Freedom League.
He also condemned the detention of Yasmeen Raja Chief of Khawateen Markaz in Srinagar. He said that as the day of Barack Obama’s visit to India was approaching, Police terrorism was being intensified against youth in Kashmir which meant that the Govt. of India wanted to prevent any protest strike in Jammu and Kashmir and label the freedom struggle as terrorism.
However, the people of Jammu and Kashmir would emphasize on the United States President that the Kashmiris were fighting only for the right of self-determination as promised to them by India, Pakistan, and the world body.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani said that support by Indian writers like Arundhati Roy and Gautam Navlakha was encouraging and proved that the struggle had no communal or terroristic touch but the issue had its own history based upon reality, never contradicted by the United Nations organization.
Meanwhile Muhammad Farooq Rehmani strongly condemned the continuous curfew imposition by Umer Abdullah govt in Bandipora town, and in Palhalan Pattan.

Farooq Rehmani Condemns attack on Gilani

October 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Islamabad 21 Oct: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has strongly condemned an engineered protest by a Pandit group supported by Hindu extremists against Syed Ali Gilani in New Delhi to sabotage a pro prisoner Seminar.

“Syed Ali Gilani always believed in peaceful rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits back in Kashmir. The Kashmiri Pandits should learn to co-exist with the Kashmiri Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir” he remarked.

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Farooq Rehmani condole’s death of Farooq Laghari.

October 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Islamabad: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu Kashmir People’s Freedom League has expressed profound grief and condolence over the death of a former president of Pakistan Farooq Ahmad Khan Laghari, a great loss of an honest politician who served the contry as president in 1990’s.

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Farooq Rehmani condemns fresh killings, arrest of Massarat Alam, Palhallan curbs.

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Islamabad 19 Oct(PR): Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has strongly condemned the arrest of Mussarat Alam Butt General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, custodial killing of a 70 year old peasant in Handwara, demolishing of a mosque and killings in Barzallah (Bandipore), and Palhallan siege and searches by army and police to re -enforce terrorism against humanity in Jammu and Kashmir. He said state policy of terrorism further proved lies of accession with India. It also indicated how serious India was to a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute. He urged the GOI to release all Hurriyat leaders, and respect civil liberties in the state. Muhammad Farooq Rehmani appealed to Barack Obama the United State’s President to address the situation of kashmir during his forthcoming visit to India in a serious and meaningful way to help resolve the dispute according to the wishes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir—opening UN history pages to underline his country’s sponsored resolutions and India’s promises on this issue in 1948.

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Torture is habit of brutes. Fresh wave condemned – Muhammad Farooq Rehmani

October 16, 2010 Leave a comment

Islamabad 16 Oct, 2010: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has strongly condemned continuous wave of killings including torture deaths by Police and paratroopers of India in Kashmir expressing great anguish over the tortured death of Ghulam Nabi Mir of Pampore survived by four daughters. Referring to a series of torture killings he said that Rafeeq Ahmad Bangroo, Muzaffar Ahmad Butt, Umar Quyoom Butt, Sameer Ahmad Rah and Muhammad Abbass were martyred by physically torturing them during the last few months and the heinous crime continues with impunity. "The intentional criminal practice forces the Kashmiris to reinforce their peaceful protests and never kneel down before India’s repression until they achieve their human- esteem and right to self determination," he remarked. He warned that India was on the war path with the people and task of her interlocutors was only to demean the situation in Kashmir. He said if Indian authorities had license to kill the people with impunity, the world must support people’s right to stand against these killers.

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Curfew day after day will mar students and poor-Muhammad Farooq Rehmani

October 14, 2010 Leave a comment

Curfew day after day will mar students and poor

Deoband’s stand on Kashmir unacceptable – Muhammad Farooq Rehmani

Islamabad, 14 Oct, 2010: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has condemned re-imposing of curfew and police brutalities against the Kashmiris warning that the imposition of curfew day after day will only tell upon the economic condition of the people and moreover mar the educational career of millions of students in the turbulent zones. He said that there was a conspiracy to keep masses away from education as the modern world was not going to recognize any illiterate or semi-literate nation on earth and certainly faith, future, and bread of these unfortunate people would lurk in danger. He urged on the United Nation’s Education and Health Council and OIC to prevail on India and prevent it from marring career of the Kashmiri students whose schools, colleges and universities today present a dark picture in comparison to 1980s. He said although rich and influential people send their children abroad for education but where the sons of poor, unheard people and political victims would go. He asked every section of the society to get answer of this most delicate question without wasting time of their student generation.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu And Kashmir People’s Freedom League has characterized the statement of Darul-Uloom Deoband on the dispute accession of Jammu and Kashmir as contrary to the historical facts of partition and ground scenario of this state ignoring great human sacrifices of the Kashmiris in the past twenty years for freedom and right of self determination. He said that the Ulemas of the great institution should not deviate from the mission of Islam for pleasing wrongly congress rulers. "Darul-Uloom should focus on Islam, and Islamic and modern learning and social and economic uplift of Indian Muslims," adding that its remarks on Kashmir issue are untenable, illogical and incredible and have injured sentiments of Kashmiris—involved in a desperate fight for the freedom of their homeland from India.

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کشمیر مسئلہ حل کرانا اقوام متحدہ کی اخلاقی ذمہ داری- فاروق رح مانی

October 12, 2010 Leave a comment

سرینگر// پیپلز فریڈم لیگ کے چیئرمین محمد فاروق رحمانی نے کہا ہے کہ ہندوستان سے الگ ہو نے اور حق خود ارادیت حاصل کرنے کے لئے کشمیریوں کی مو جو دہ جدوجہد اِس پیما نے پر تند و تیز اور مستقیم ہے کہ اِس کو کسی دباﺅ یا لا لچ سے ختم نہیں کیا جا سکتا لیکن اِس موڈ پر پاکستان اور اس کے سا تھی او آئی سی را بطہ گروپ کے اراکین کا فر ض بن جا تا ہے کہ وہ اقوام متحدہ کے کردار کے لئے مہم چلا نے کا آغا ز کر یں اور عالمی ادارہ کے سیکر ٹری جنرل پر مسئلہ کشمیر میں مدا خلت کر نے کے لئے دباﺅ بڑھا ئیں ۔ اُنہوں نے کہا کہ کشمیر اقوام متحدہ کے ایجنڈا پر ہے اور مسئلے پر ایک درجن قراردادیں بھی مو جو د ہیں اِس لئے اقوا م متحدہ کے لئے اُس کے منشور اور اِنسا نی حقوق کے اعلا مئے کی روشنی میں کو ئی نہ کوئی قدم اُٹھا نے میں کسی قسم کا بہا نہ آڈے نہیں آنا چا ہے۔انہوں نے مطا لبہ کیا کہ فی الحال فوری طور پر اقوام متحدہ کے سیکر ٹری جنرل کو ما ضی کی طرح ہی کو ئی کمیشن قائم کر نے اور صورت حال کا جا ئزہ لینے بھا رت، پاکستان اور سرینگر بھیجنا چا ہے جو دونوں حکومتوں کے علاوہ سرینگر اور دیگر متا ثرہ شہروں میں عوام اور مزاحمتی تحریک کی قیادت سے بات چیت کر کے اپنی سفا رشات مر تب کر ے اور یہ دیکھے کہ مسئلہ کشمیر حل کر نے کے لئے اور ریفرنڈم کے لئے جو مشکلا ت ہیں اُن کو کس طرح دور کیا جا سکے ۔

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Time demanded UN intervention in Kashmir – Muhammad Farooq Rehmani

October 11, 2010 Leave a comment

Islamabad 11 Oct, 2010: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has emphasized that the current freedom struggle is too forceful to be suppressed by coercion or lured into any trap. But it was on this stage that Pakistan along with her contact group of OIC must launch a diplomatic campaign in UN for the intervention of the Secretary General in the troubled region, he said. Adding further that if the World Body was guardian of peace and security in the world, then certainly bloodshed by the Indian troops in Kashmir implore the Secretary General for intervention and it could exercise its authority to prevent ethnic cleansing by Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir.

He reminded UN that Kashmir was still a lingering issue on its agenda by virtue of specific Kashmir resolutions, which left no excuse for delay on the prevailing situation in the troubled area.

He demanded to at least of constituting a commission on Kashmir to be sent to India, Pakistan and Srinagar to take stock of the situation on spot and further recommend steps to remove hurdles in the way of referendum in Kashmir or otherwise. He warned that United Nation’s silence on this situation could weaken the authority of the UN plunge South Asia in another chaos—war and anarchy.

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Lahore Conference firm and unwavering on Kashmir

October 8, 2010 Leave a comment
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Police Torture on Rafiq Ganai Condemned by Farooq Rehmani

October 7, 2010 Comments off

Islamabad 7 Oct 2010(KGN): Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League has strongly condemned police torture on Muhammad Rafeeq Ganai General Secretary of JKPFL during the last several days by police interrogators for forcing him to accept false statements prepared by the authorities.
He said that the joint interrogation centre a notorious agency was already involved in many such brutalities against innocent youth and political workers in Kashmir.He said that by employing third degree methods of interrogation the health of Rafeeq Ganai had deteriorated and he had been shifted to some other police station. Muhammad Farooq Rehmani said that the interrogation centers of Jammu and Kashmir run by different police, military and Para-military agencies were working without checks and balances and free from accountability as torture houses to eliminate or forcibly disappear or handicap the Kashmiri detainees whom they called suspects in their language. Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has appealed to human rights groups to raise the issue of torture in Kashmir and censure Indian authorities for allowing barbaric treatment with the detenus in jails and interrogation centers. He also urged the Srinagar High Court to take Suo motu action of torture in these centers and hold the concerned authorities responsible and accountable for their acts of omission and commission.

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