JRL protests against ‘civilian killings’, seek world bodies attention


Peaceful protests after congregational Friday prayers were held in Srinagar.  Earlier resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Mohammad Yasin Malik had called people to register their protest against civilian killings, atrocities, indiscriminate use of pellets and vandalizing properties in Jammu and Kashmir by government forces.

JRL protests against ‘civilian killings’, seek word bodies attention

The spokesman in a statement said that voicing serious concern over the spree of killings at the hands of government forces, leadership and people from all corners reiterated that the policy of violation can’t deter people from pursuing the sacred movement. Demanding immediate halt on innocent killings and arbitrary measures, they appealed world human rights organization for their cognizance and impressed to raise their voice and come to the rescue of subjugated people in Kashmir.

The resistance leaders and people in a unanimously declared that if forces are not contained,  people from all corners of the valley will come up with stiff resistance and India leadership will be responsible for the situation rising thereof.

Referring to recent killing, the leadership said that Kashmir has been turned into a killing field where the lives of men, women and even children are not safe. Killings in Fateh Kadal Srinagar is the worst form of state-sponsored “terrorism”, leaders said and added that authorities are desperate to cover their gruesome and inhuman acts and shielding criminals under the garb of AFSPA, the spokesman said.

Leaders appealed Amnesty International, Asia Watch, and other international organization for human rights to break the silence and take cognizance of the plight of suppressed people in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and urged to fulfill their obligations in accordance with human rights specified for the world community.


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