Srinagar holds ‘anti-India’ demonstrations

By KMS
Saturday – March 3, 2018
SRINAGAR (India): In Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK), the joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, held forceful demonstrations in Srinagar, on Friday, against the shifting of detainees from Srinagar central jail to various jails in Jammu region and on other Indian atrocities in the occupied territory.

According to Kashmir media service (KMS), a large number of hurriyat leaders and activists participated in the demonstrations held in Hyderpora, Lal Chowk, Nowhatta and other areas of Srinagar.

The protests were also aimed at registering cry against a recent rally conducted by the Hindu extremists in support of a special police officer (SPO) involved in the rape and murder of a minor girl at Heera Nagar in Kathua area of Jammu and subjecting of youth in Kulgam to bonded labour by the Indian army.

The protesters led by hurriyat leaders including Bilal Siddiqui, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Muhammad Yasin Atai, Syed Imtiyaz Haider, Syed Muhammad Shafi, Molvi Bashir Ahmed, Imtiaz Ahmed Shah, Khawaja Firdous Wani, Showket Ahmed Khan and Masooda Ji chanted high-pitched ‘pro-freedom’ and “anti-India slogans”.

On the other hand, all parties hurriyat conference chairman Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar, demanded impartial proceedings under war crimes tribunal of the united nations (UN) against the Indian troops involved in the massacres of Zakura, Tengpora and other mass killings during the past 28 years in the occupied territory.

He said that IOK had become the most militarised zone in the world where the Indian troops have been involved in the killing of innocent people with impunity.

More than 30 people were killed and dozens others injured when Indian troops had opened fire on peaceful protesters who were demanding implementation of the UN resolutions on Kashmir in Zukoora and Tengpora areas of Srinagar on March 1st, 1990.

Jammu and Kashmir peoples league chairman Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, addressing a gathering in Islamabad town, said that the permanent settlement of Kashmir dispute was prerequisite for durable peace in south Asia.

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