Muzaffarabad: People in Azad Jammu and Kashmir came out from their houses and staged a rally on 100th day of curfew and military siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
Large number of people gathered at Burhan Wani chowk and demonstrated protest procession under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
People were handcuffed while holding black flags, banners and placards stated slogans regarding 100 days of curfew & Military siege in IOK, placards stated, “100 Black days of world history when 8 million people are in military siege, Humanity unseen for the last 100 days in IOK, 100 days of Indian terrorism in IOK, Students deprived of studies for 100 days in IOK, No milk & no food in IOK for 100 days and India divided the united state of Jammu and Kashmir in 100 days.”
Indian map was set on fire by the protestors expressing their anger and grief on the deteriorating situation of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Pasban –e-Hurriyat Uzair Ahmed Ghazali said that 100 days of Indian state repression in IOK has been completed, “people have been brutally tortured by so called democracy under the surveillance of 0.9 million armed forces” he maintained.
He said that more than 8 million people are under military siege and they are cut off from the rest of the world due to communication blackout.
He reiterated that Indian armed forces have violated the religious, political and social rights of the Kashmiri people, saying that Indian oppressive rulers divided the 173 years old state having significant traditional and cultural background.
He said that the collective human rights of millions of people were confiscated by guns, “our identity, our homes were taken and our young generation is imprisoned by armed forces” he lamented.
He said that the role of international human rights organizations was despondent, “United Nations and other human rights organizations remained silent spectator on human rights violations in Kashmir” he added.
Vice Chairman International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Mushtaq ul Islam said that these 100 days of Indian atrocities have left very painful memories for us when India transformed the state into a jail and imprisoned everything.
He stated that the State of Jammu and Kashmir is an undivided state and Indian atrocities cannot suppress the voice of our just freedom struggle, “our struggle for freedom and right for self-determination will continue in any condition” he reiterated.
Shaukat Javed Mir, Usman Ali Hashim, Umer Asif, Dr. Manzoor, Qari Azmat Hayat, Khalid Mughal and others also addressed on the occasion.