Crackdowns, hooliganism, vandalizing whole villages, beatings and terrorizing people has and will never succeed in breaking the will of Kashmiris //Muhammad Yasin Malik
Glamorizing oppression and demonizing oppressed has become the main job of Indian media especially majority of Indian news channels…..
Srinagar, May 05: Crackdowns, hooliganism, vandalizing whole villages, beatings and terrorizing people has and will never succeed in breaking the will of Kashmiris. Crackdown of more than thirty villages in Shopian, Intimidating and attacking students and other acts of oppression are glaring example of a state being at war against common people. JKLF leaders and activists hold a peaceful protest rally at Lal chowk Srinagar, against Shopian crackdown and attacks on students.
JKLF leaders and activists along with people from many walks of life gathered at Madeena chowk and held a peaceful protest rally towards Budshah Chowk. Holding placards in their hands and raising slogans against ongoing repression JKLF leaders including Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Javed Ahmad Zargar, Muhammad Yasin Butt, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Professor Javed, Ashraf bin Salam, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, Mehraj ud Din, Muhammad Haneef and others along with hundreds of people marched towards Budshah chowk and held a peaceful sit-in there. This sit-in was addressed by many leaders. It is worth to mention that today’s peaceful protest was organized on the call of united resistance leadership.
Pic by, Shah Jehangir/FK
Meanwhile chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik while condemning the ongoing oppression in Jammu Kashmir has said that the crackdowns, hooliganism, vandalizing whole villages, beatings and terrorizing people has and will never succeed in breaking the will of Kashmiris. Terming the crackdown of more than thirty villages in Shopian as a ploy to terrorize people and force them into submission, JKLF chairman said that beating common people, vandalizing their homes, orchards and vehicles, humiliating young and old and terrorizing whole population has and will never succeed in breaking the will of the people of Jammu Kashmir. He said that people of Kashmir have witnessed and bravely faced these kind of oppressive measures from last many decades but have always resisted all this with passion and valor. Yasin Malik said history of nations bears a witness to the fact that oppression and suppression have never succeeded in defeating nations striving for their freedom and liberty and India and its stooges in Jammu Kashmir should also bear this fact of history in mind. Terming the shelling and firing on students at Sopore that resulted in injuries to many boys and girls as ugly face of Indian oppression, JKLF chairman said that crackdowns, mass beatings, humiliating whole localities, arrests, raids and attacks on students is a glaring example of Indian state being at war with the people of Kashmir. Terming majority of Indian news channels as foot soldiers of Indian oppression in Kashmir, JKLF chairman said that the way these news channels and their anchors are behaving and acting against Kashmiris and Muslims shows that they have sold their conscience to RSS fascism. He said that glamorizing oppression and demonizing oppressed has become the main job of Indian media especially majority of Indian news channels and by this attitude these people have proven their credentials before the whole world. These bias media people instead of behaving proxies to men in uniform should themselves put on military uniforms against Kashmiris and Muslims, asserted JKLF chairman. He said that at Shopian Lakhs of women, children, elderly and young where cordoned for more than 10 hours, hundreds of houses were vandalized and hundreds of vehicles broken by Indian soldiers but instead of reporting these facts and also reporting police attacks on young girl students, these media houses are busy demonizing the oppressed people of Kashmir. JKLF chairman also strongly condemned the arrest of JKLF senior activist Mushtaq Ahmad of Koreg Ganderbal who was detained by police yesterday. He also condemned the attack on media people at Sopore in which many journalists have sustained injuries.
Meanwhile a condolence meeting was held at Chanapora on the martyrdom day of great JKLF martyr advocate Peerzada Iftikhar Ahmad who embraced martyrdom in 1994. A JKLF delegation led by vice chairman advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt today visited Chanapora and paid glowing tributes to Shaheed advocate Iftikhar Ahmad. Butt sahib was accompanied by secretary general JKLF Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidi, vice president zone Muhammad Sideeq Shah, district president Budgam Gulzar Ahmad Pahalwan, Molvi Ramzan, Molvi Abdul Rashid etc. While paying tributes to the great martyr JKLF vice chairman Advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt said that martyr advocate Iftikhar laid down his life for the freedom of Jammu Kashmir. He was a gallant Mujahid and a true Muslim who showed no signs of fatigue during struggle and lay down his life in the way of Allah..