J&K several guerilla organizations describe Pakistani journalists’ visit as deplorable
7 October 2004
News Network International
Islamabad: Several freedom fighters organizations of Kashmir have deplored the visit of the Pakistani journalists' delegation to occupied Kashmir. The 'Save Kashmir Movement' expressed the view that Pakistan was changing its stand on Kashmir. According to BBC it warned that it will not allow any body in Pakistan to compromise with the blood of martyrs.The Al-Badar and Jamiatul Mujahideen too have expressed identical views. They say that this visit is tantamount to Pakistan recognizing the Indian occupied Kashmir. A spokesman of the Mutahidda Jehad Council said that the visit of this delegation has saddened the Kashmiri people.He said that the people of Kashmir were concerned over the fact that while India did not allow the world human rights organizations to visit Kashmir, how Pakistani journalists ere allowed to visit Kashmir. Meanwhile in Indian occupied Kashmir, a clash continued between the militants and the Indian security forces in the suburbs of Srinagar throughout last night. As a result, three Indian security officials and two militants were killed. The delegation of Pakistani journalists arrived Srinagar on Wednesday night from Jammu. The delegation called on the President of the ruling party Peoples Democratic Front, Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders. Mehbooba Mufti expressed the hope that this visit would help make the situation favourable in India and Pakistan. While in Jammu the delegation also visited the refugee camps of the Kashmiri Pundits. The delegation had to face the anger of the Kashmiri pundits. The members of the delegation called on the President of the Democratic Freedom Party, Shabir Ahmad Shah.Shah told the Pakistani journalists that despite ceasefire on the border between India and Pakistan there had been no change in the internal situation in Kashmir. He pointed out that the Indian security forces were continuing oppression and suppression in the state. When the members of the delegation later reached Kashmir University they were received there with pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans.