Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JRL) on Saturday staged a protest march against the killing of slain civilian Faizan At Nowhatta.
The spokesman said that protest was led by JRL leader Muhammad Yasin Malik and was attended by hundreds of JRL activists including Mohammad Shafi Khan ,Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Umar Adil, Sheikh Ghulam Qadir Beg, Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, Ghulam Nabi Najar, Farooq Saudagar, Abdul Rashid, Showkat Bakshi , Mohammad Yousuf Naqash , Nisar Ahmad Rather, Abdul Majeed Wani, Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, Ashraf bin Salam, Muhammad Yaseen Bhat, Glulam Nabi Najar, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Imran Ahmad, Bashir Kashmiri, Imtiyaz Haider, Haji Abdul Qadoos, Sahil War, Sajad Pala, Gowhar Ahmed. The protesters carrying placards were shouting slogans against the killing of minor Faizan Khan and nocturnal raids in South Kashmir villages and the killing spree in Kashmir stating that repression can’t break the resolve of people of Kashmir.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, JKLF chief Malik said Faizan was shot dead and was declared brought dead by his father who is a doctor. “This is the situation in Kashmir. South Kashmir has been turned into a “military garrison” where searches, killings are routine, ” said Malik.
He said if innocent killings don’t stop JRL will be bound to announce people’s agitation. Malik said that scores of prisoners have been framed under frivolous cases by NIA and ED and lodged in various jails without any justification and trial. Malik urged the international community to take serious note of the war crimes being committed by the lakhs of government forces and to ensure violations of rights are stopped here forthwith.