#Day 26: KU Teachers Out on Streets, Will Write to Embassies, World Bodies 



University of Kashmir
University of Kashmir

In a first, Professor level teachers from Kashmir University (KU) took out a protest march from the Hazratbal campus condemning civilian killings in Kashmir.

The teachers have passed a thirteen-point resolution that demands resolution of Kashmir dispute.

“We are dispatching the resolution to world bodies including UN, OIC and other Human Rights organizations besides all foreign embassies based in New Delhi,” a protesting teacher said.

KU Teachers Hold Protest on August 03, 2016

Eye witnesses said that around 150 teachers took out protest rally and marched across KU campus before it moved out of Sir Syed Gate. However, police came and stopped them from moving further.

“We will be addressing a press conference soon to highlight the Kashmir and impress upon the United Nations to seek resolution of Kashmir issue,” the teacher said.

“Kashmir is not a law and order problem; solve Kashmir according to wishes of Kashmiris,” read the placards held by the teachers.

KU Teachers Hold Protest seeking resolution of Kashmir on August 03, 2016

He added that the teachers lashed out at New Delhi based media for biased reporting from Kashmir.

Kashmir is witnessing a renewed civil uprising since July 09, 2016, a day after popular militant commander Burhan Wani was killed by forces. At least 54 civilians have been killed by forces in last 26 days and over 5000 have been injured.

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