01 Oct 17/Sunday
Neelum Valley (PoK) : Residents of Falakun village of Neelum Valley in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) staged a protest against the Pakistan Army and its intelligence agencies by blocking a road in the area. The protestors raised the slogans like ‘Jeene ka Haq do’ and demanding information about the whereabouts of people who have been made to disappear at the hands of the Pakistan Army. The protesters claimed that local youth are being abducted and tortured up by the army. They further claimed that the Pakistan Army has been employing pressure tactics on the local youth to cross into the Indian territory and indulge in acts of spying for them. The villagers also blamed the Pakistan Army of grabbing their lands in spite of showing proof of registration of property.