IIOJK witnesses 191 killing, 72 military operations since Jan 2022.

ISLAMABAD -- Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) had witnessed the killing of 191 people and 72 military operations during January to June 2022, said a bi-annual human rights review report issued by Legal Forum for Kashmir.The report said that Indian forces had destroyed 116 residential houses and conducted 120 Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs) in IIOK.The Indian forces had killed 122 freedom fighters striving for the freedom of the disputed territory.It further adds that 24 civilians were also killed in various incidents of violence.The intimidation and harassment of human rights defenders, journalists, and civil society continue at the hands of the Indian administration, the report added.The bi-annual human rights review report has been prepared by FK on the situation of human rights in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and covers the period from January to June 2022.The ongoing war of liberation in IIOJK is witnessing a plethora of changes in terms of the 'level of intensity.'In last three years 1237 civilian properties were damaged by the Indian armed forces.The densely militarized zone witnessed additional deployment of 15,000 armed forces personnel.The new trend of 'counter insurgency' methods inflicting physical and mental harm to Kashmiris is increasing.The report said few days before Indian occupying authorities attached five residential houses in Srinagar capital city of IIOJK under UAPA act.One of the house owner said their properties were attached without serving any prior notice or giving them the opportunity to respond to the allegation of harboring any freedom fighter.Similarly Indian occupying authorities had dismissed/ suspended the government employees, professors and other professional from the employment for alleged links with war of liberation movement.Since 2019, the Indian government has been accused of restricting critical journalism in Kashmir, with over 35 journalists imprisoned or questioned by authorities.According to official police data reviewed 2300 Kashmiris were booked under UAPA since August 5, 2019.Kashmiri rights...

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