S. A Haidri
Neelum Valley: Anti-India protest was organized under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir against targeted killings and human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) here on Thursday.
Protesters chanted slogans against the Indian government “Go India Go Back, We Want Freedom, (Khoon Rung Laye Ga, Inqalab aye ga) Our Blood color will bring revolution”, they voiced while holding banners and placards seeking International community attention.
Rally was staged from Bantal Chowk Athmuqam to Lorry Adda and witnessed large number of participants.
People in the protest rejected the illegal measures taken by Indian incumbent government of India on 5th August, 2019.
The rally was led by President Pasban-e-Hurriyat Neelum Valley Sharafat Hussain Malik, Waqar Hussain, Muhammad Aimal Farzam, Muhammad Fayyaz Khan and others student unions representatives.
While addressing the protest rally, political, religious and social leaders said that the people of the occupied state have been waging a historic struggle against Indian coercion for the last 73 years.
“The Kashmiri people have sacrificed millions of lives for freedom from Indian occupation besides justice and their basic rights”, they maintained.
“The world has recognized that Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory on which no party can impose any decision unilaterally”, speakers added.
The speakers said that India violated international norms and rules, imposed draconian laws in the state whose status is disputed, adding that the Kashmiri people are not ready to accept Indian usurpation under any circumstances.
They added that people of Jammu and Kashmir are demanding a free, fair and impartial referendum to determine their political future.
The speakers said that the time has come for the UN and Security Council member states to play their constitutional role for a just solution to the Kashmir issue.
People also paid rich tributes to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for Islam and freedom, saying that the struggle of the Kashmiri people would construe before long.