Srinagar, Mar 08: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said that Women of Jammu Kashmir are the worst victims of Indian oppression and tyranny but the world which propagates women empowerment and safety seems to remain in slumber.
He said today when international community is observing international women’s day, the plight of Kashmiri women should also be taken into account and efforts should be made to save them from Indian oppression and tyranny.
In a statement issued to KNS, chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on international women’s day said that Kashmiri women have suffered more than anybody else during last many decades as she had to bear the onslaught of Indian oppression more than the men.
She suffered as a mother when his son got martyred or disappeared in custody, she suffered as a wife when her husband became target and she suffered as a woman when her chastity was attacked by Indian soldiers.
JKLF chairman said that the sacrifices rendered by Kashmiri women are a glorious page of our resistance history and today when international community and India is observing the international women’s day, we want to ask them that whether they consider Kashmiris as part of humankind and Kashmiri women as part of human civilization or not? We want to know from them that do Kashmiri women also fell in the category of those about whom international community is raising its voices today.
He said that Indian rulers who claim to worship Sita, Parwati, Kali-Mata and Ganga have used attacks on chastity of women as a weapon of war and have dishonored women with impunity.
He said that Kashmiri women are most honored humans on the face of this world. Their resilience, passion, and zeal is exemplary and serves as a beacon light for all of us, asserted Yasin Malik.
He said that international community should shun its double faced policies and should take steps to safeguard women of Jammu Kashmir, who are physically, mentally, emotionally and socially being targeted and oppressed by Indian forces and their policies.
Meanwhile JKLF has paid rich tributes to great martyr Shaheed Hafiz Aaquib of Tral and others who embraced martyrdom recently. While paying rich tributes to Shaheed Hafiz Aaquib, JKLF said that he was a true son of soil who lay down his life for the freedom of his nation.
A high level JKLF delegation comprising of JKLF vice chairman advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt, Zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal, zonal vice president Muhammad Sideeq Shah and leader Zahoor Ahmad Butt today visited Tral and met with the bereaved family of Martyr Hafiz Aaquib and expressed solidarity with them.
While paying rich tributes to great martyrs, JKLF leaders said that these martyrs are real heroes who are laying down their lives for the sacred cause. Also JKLF has expressed its heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of Muhammad Ismaiel Ganaie of Kolabugh Wagar Budgam. The deceased was brother in law of great JKLF martyr Ghulam Hassan Yawar. JKLF zonal press in-charge Ashraf bin Salam visited the bereaved family and expressed condolences to them. He also prayed for the heavenly abode of the deceased. (KNS)