Mirwaiz condemns civilian killing at Litter

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (m) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly condemned the killing of a civilian at Gulzar Ahmed Mir Litter, Pulwama in police firing and leaving dozens of other civilians seriously injured, a statement issued here said.

File Image of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (KL Image)

“Trigger happy forces have once again proven that they can kill at their will as they continue remain laced with the black laws like AFSPA under which they enjoy full impunity to fire at innocent civilians in  Kashmir,” the statement said.

Mirwaiz paid rich tributes to Gulzar Ahmed Mir and expressed solidarity and sympathy with his family members. Mirwaiz also prayed for the speedy recovery of those who got injured in force’s firing.

Mirwaiz said that since past 30 years, forces are committing heinous crimes while worst form of human rights violations have taken place under a well-planned conspiracy In Kashmir. He said the genocide of Kashmiri people is on in the name of bringing so-called ‘peace’ Mirwaiz said innocent persons will continue to get killed as long as forces enjoy unbridled powers and the dispute on Kashmir remains unresolved.

Mirwaiz reiterated that Kashmir issue is basically human and political in nature and reminded Delhi that it can’t be resolved by means of military might and killing people.

Mirwaiz said it is unfortunate that Delhi continues with its iron fist policy in Kashmir to muzzle the genuine struggle while as all tools are being employed to change the basic nature of the long pending dispute. Miwaiz said that Kashmir issue is known to the world community and no ploys can change its nature and its resolution is highly inevitable for the everlasting peace in the sub-continent and South Asia. He said in past many efforts were made to change the dispute nature of Kashmir, but all such moves failed and will continue to fail as world community including UN is witness that there are 18 pending resolutions in UNSC which guarantees the right to self determination to people of Kashmir.

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