S. A Haidri
Neelum Valley: A large public rally was held at Athmaqam under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, demanding the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and independence of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K).
According to details, activists of various political parties participated in the event while chanting against Israel and India.
People were holding flags of Palestine, Kashmir, Turkey and Pakistan.
While addressing the rally, District president Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Malik Sharafat Hussain has said that the Muslim Ummah would never accept the Israeli aggression and illegal military occupation on Palestine.
They stated that world knows that the state of Israel has been established on Palestinian land through deception.
While appealing to International community, he said, “We call on the United Nations and the Security Council to immediately establish an independent Palestinian state with Bait-ul-Muqaddas as its capital.”
He said that we have also been demanding the independence of occupied Jammu and Kashmir from India for which the Kashmiri people have presented millions of lives.
“Israel’s aggression is reprehensible and despicable act against which the whole world is protesting”, speakers in the protest voiced.
The speakers said that the world conscience should see how usurper massacring the Palestinians by bluffing the world powers.
The speakers strongly criticized the Indian state repression in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and said that the Kashmir issue left by the United Nations since long at the cost of which unarmed Kashmiri citizens are paying through their blood.
The speakers called on the world to immediately establish an independent Palestinian state and give the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir the right to self-determination and freedom.
Participants of anti-Israel and anti-India rallies marched on the main highway of Neelam Valley and expressed full solidarity with the people of Occupied Kashmir and Palestine.
Leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Inayat Ali Qasmi , Raja Fateh Ali Khan, Pirzada Sultan Mahmood, Raja Khaliq-ul-Zaman, Raja Owais Khan, Tahir Zia, Abdul Rashid Khan, Khawaja Anis-ur-Rehman, Liaquat Ali Rana, Faisal Farooq and Maulana Muhammad Nadeem were present on the occasion.