S. A Haidri,
Muzaffarabad: A protest procession followed by a rally was staged under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir against Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) besides ceasefire violations on Line of Control (LOC) here on Tuesday.
A large number of people gathered at Burhan Wani Chowk chanting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.
People were holding banners and placards stated condemnable statements about continuous curfew in IOK for the last 142 days.
People in the protest reiterated to fight with Pakistan Army against Indian aggression on LOC.
While addressing the protest procession, Chairman Pasban-e-Hurriyat Uzair Ahmed Ghazali said that Indian rulers have made the IOK as graveyard of alive people due to curfew imposed in the valley for the last 142 days.
He said, “Human rights are violated in every nook and corner of IOK, there is no communication, radio, TV and even international media representatives are not even allowed to visit IOK.”
He maintained that all educational institutions, shops, markets are closed since 5th August and thousands of youngsters are imprisoned by armed forces who chant slogans for freedom,”the whole state in Indian occupation have become a military jail.
Terming the ceasefire violations as deliberate attempts, he said that Indian armed forces are continuously targeting civilian population on LOC including Neelum Valley and Leepa Valley,” 14 years old Sheryar, 17 years old Jawad and 29 years old Naveed embraced martyrdom due to unprovoked Indian army firing.”
He stated that despite of all such brutalities, people are still struggling for freedom from Indian occupation.
He lamented on the role of UN and other human rights organizations on the plight of IOK, saying that we have to come forward for freedom movement.
“Pak Army role is now inevitable for Kashmir freedom movement, people of Kashmir are ready to fight with Pak Army” Ghazali added.
People in the protest demanded UN and other human rights organizations to play their role on the deteriorating situation of Kashmir.
Vice chairman International forum for justice and human rights Mushtaq Ul Islam, Shaukat Javed Mir, Usman Ali Hashim, Abdul Razzaq Khan, Ajmal Mughal, Mujahid Hussain Naqvi, Syed Badshah, Bilal Ahmed Farooqui, Hamza Shaheen, Abdul Rauf Peerzada, Chaudhary Faroz Din, Abu Sayyaf, Syed Hassan Gillani, Raja Mohsin and others also addressed on the occasion.