Shah denied travel documents
Srinagar, April 24:The puppet authorities
have denied travel documents to senior APHC leader and the
President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP),
Shabir Ahmad Shah preventing him from attending the 5th Global
Discourse on Kashmir to be held in Brussels, next month.
The DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that
Shabir Ahmed Shah had been invited James Elles, Member of the
European Parliament and the Chairman of All-Party Contact
Group on Kashmir in the European Parliament to participate in
the Discourse to be held in Brussels May 03 and 04
Shah arrested in IHK
Srinagar, April 22 : Indian police
illegally detained senior APHC leader, Shabir Ahmad Shah,
The police detained Shabir Ahmad Shah from Gulab Tanga Kellar
in Shopian when he was on his way to Pehlipora to express
solidarity with the victims of Indian state terrorism.
Talking to media men at the time of his arrest, Shabir Shah
urged India to fulfill its promises made with the people of
Kashmir to give them the right to self-determination. “On one
hand, India claimed to be the biggest democracy of the world,
while on the other, its troops and police were unlawfully
detaining innocent Kashmiris under the draconian law, Public
Safety Act (PSA) in the territory,” he added.
The APHC leader while quoting the recently released reports of
Amnesty International and the US State department said that
the Indian government was keeping a large number of Kashmiris
including Hurriyet leaders Aasiya Andrabi, Muhammad Ashraf
Sehrai and Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi under illegal detention in
Terming the issuance of Dogra Certificate to the people of
Jammu region as a conspiracy, he said that India was using
myriad sinister tactics to suppress the ongoing peaceful
liberation struggle of the people of Kashmir. “The sacrifices
of Kashmiri martyrs would not be allowed to go waste,” he
On the other hand, the APHC spokesman in a statement issued in
Srinagar denounced the unlawful detention of Shabbir Ahmad
Shah and termed it sheer vengeance on part of the occupation
‘Kashmiris’ sacrifices will not go waste’
Srinagar, April 19 : Senior leader of All
Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Shabir Ahmad Shah has said
that the people of Kashmir have rendered unprecedented
sacrifices for the cause of Kashmir and their efforts would
not be allowed to go waste.
Shah, while addressing a meeting of party activists in
Srinagar said that India was using every tactic to suppress
the Kashmiris’ struggle for securing right to
self-determination but it would never succeed in its nefarious
Killing of religious leader evokes widespread condemnation
Islamabad, Apr 08: The Kashmiri Leaders on
this side of line of control have denounced in strong terms
the killing of Ahale Hadith Chief Moulana Shoukat and termed
it as a great loss to Kashmiri nation as well as the Muslim
Commenting on the tragic incident, the APHC-M convener Mehmood
Ahmed Saghar, said that the killing of renowned religious
scholar was highly condemnable. He said that the perpetrators
of the awful crime were hell-bent on disrupting communal
harmony in the valley.
Ghulam Muhammad Safi the convener of APHC-G termed it as great
loss to the nation and to the Muslim Ummah as well. He prayed
for the departed soul and expressed heartfelt condolences to
the bereaved family.Describing it as a heinous crime, he said
that perpetrators of the dastardly act should be brought to
JKLF leader Rafique Ahmed Dar said that the killing of
pro-freedom leader was an act of terrorism that has to be
denounced by all and sundry. He said that it was high time
that the pro-freedom leadership should take appropriate
measures to thwart such attempts by anti-movement elements. He
said that an independent probe was needed to expose the
culprits behind the killing.
Kashmiri Diaspora’s effort for highlighting the dispute
London, April 05: Senior leader of All
Parties Hurriyet Conference APHC), Shabir Ahmad Shah has
appreciated the efforts of Kashmiri Diaspora for highlighting
the plight of their brethren and advocating their legitimate
Shabir Ahmad Shah, while addressing a convention of the
Kashmir Centre representatives at Birmingham via phone from
Jammu, reaffirmed the resolve of the Kashmir people to
continue their struggle till complete success.
He welcomed the latest thaw in Indo-Pak relations but
categorically declared that without the presence of actual
stakeholders, the representative voices of Jammu and Kashmir,
the talks would remain inconclusive. He asked the participants
to strengthen Kashmir Centre.
Earlier, the Executive Director of Kashmir Centere London,
Professor Nazir Ahmad Shawl welcomed the participants and
briefed them about the work being done at the Kashmir Centre
on different fronts. This is being done to keep international
community and well-wishers of peace informed about the ground
situation and invoking them to facilitate an honourable
solution of this long lingering dispute, he maintained.
He hoped that the wisdom of the representatives assembled
today would multiply these efforts by getting in touch with
their respective parliamentarians in their constituencies.
The Chairman of Kashmir Centre Brussels, Barristers Abdul
Majeed Tramboo on the occasion said that Kashmiri Diaspora
living in Britain was a large populace outside the Jammu and
Kashmir, adding that they needed to unite together and
converge into a singular voice for highlighting their cause.
Irshad Malik, Secretary General of the Advisory Council, asked
the participants to contribute to Kashmir struggle for freedom
according to their capacity and wisdom.
Dr Khurshed Ahmed pleaded for conceptual understanding. He
also asked the participants to network properly with
Universities and think tanks. In this context he pleaded for
Kashmir Awareness lectures for the youth who have to become
the torch-bearers of the struggle in future.
Chaudhry Allah Ditta asked the participants to learn from the
past and focus on the present for better results.
Chaudhry Sabir Hussian, Chief Co-Ordinator of Kashmir Centre
Advisory Council thanked the participants for their
intellectual inputs and asked them to continue this good work
at their respective places.
Asghar Ali pleaded for widening the spectrum of debate and get
united on a single point agenda of right to self
Mohsin Nazir and Sajid Yousaf played an important role in
managing and organizing this convention in a meticulous way.
At the end of the deliberations a decleration was unanimously
adopted which reads as under
This declaration is adopted by the UK wide
representative convention of Kashmir centre London advisory
council held at Birmingham UK on 3rd of April 2011.
The state of Jammu and Kashmir is a
United Nations mandated disputed territory. The political
future is yet to be ascertained.
United Nations resolutions and the
Charter of United Nations guarantee the right of
self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, which
needs to be redeemed to them under United Nations auspices.
The mechanisms of UN needs to be invoked
by the international community to hold the promised
plebiscite or referendum in the disputed territory.
We welcome India Pakistan resumption of
talks and putting the peace process back on rails. This
process could break the ice and could become result oriented
if the basic stake holders the representatives of Kashmir
are made an integral part of this process.
International community particularly the
G8 and P5 should facilitate the process.
A conducive environment should be created
in Indian occupied Kashmir where gross human rights
violations are continuing as a consequence of state
Amnesty international’s latest
disclosures should be taken seriously by the International
The latest report of human rights
situation in 26 countries released by Honourable William
Hague has ignored the massive human rights violations
committed by Indian state in Indian held Kashmir. We would
request the APPG on Kashmir to take up the issue with the
secretary of foreign Affairs.
All political detainees including Mian
Abdul Qayoom, Ghulam Nabi Shaheen, Ghulam Nabi Sumjee and
others should be released.
Retired Major Avtar Singh should be
brought to justice. He murdered Jalil Andrabi chairman
Council of journalists in cold blood.
All draconian Laws like AFSPA and PSA
should be immediately withdrawn by Government of India.
Government of India and Pakistan should
facilitate an intra and inter dialogue between the people of
Jammu and Kashmir on both sides of the ceasefire line.
All the interested parties on the issue of
Kashmir will work with Kashmir Centre’s to promote and project
the Kashmir cause in the united Kingdom, European Union,
commonwealth, united States and others parts of the world.
Finally we reiterate the pledge that we will remain committed
to the legitimate struggle of people of Jammu and Kashmir for
self-determination and raise it at every forum and lobby
support with our parliament members and policy makers.