Srinagar, April 20: Yasin Malik is on hunger strike from the 10th of April, 2019 and for the last four days, he has been in hospital in serious condition.
In view of this new emerging situation JKLF will hold a two day hunger strike camp against this repressive Indian approach, in Islamabad, Pakistan and five day long dharna outside Indian embassy in London, UK.
The party spokesman of JKLF informed the media today through a statement issued from party headquarters that the illegally detained Chairman JKLF, Mr. Muhammad Yasin Malik, is in a serious condition in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi. He confirmed that Yasin Malik’s counsel was to meet him today as per Delhi court orders but was yester night contacted and informed by NIA officials that the proposed meeting has been cancelled. However, today in the morning he was again contacted by the officials and asked to come to the said hospital where he found that Yasin Malik sb is on hunger strike. The spokesman while revealing the details said that Yasin Malik sb had started the hunger strike against the callous approach of NIA on 10th of April, 2019, the next day when he was shifted to New Delhi and handed over to NIA.
The party spokesman while giving the details said that since Yasin Malik had started the hunger strike on 10th of April and after his health got deteriorated he was shifted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi just four days before where he is still on hunger strike in a very serious condition. The spokesman while castigating the NIA approach has condemned the inhuman and ill-treatment of the authorities towards an illegally detained leader of Jammu Kashmi. Not bothering to inform his family at least and not providing the basic rights of a detained leades is highly undemocratic and in violation of human rights, he added.
Keeping in view his health condition, Rafiq Dar warned India of serious consequences if any untoward happened with the most popular leader of Jammu Kashmir. The party spokesman further stated that for it being a great cause of concern to the Kashmiri people in general and to the party in particular and cannot be brushed away with; therefore the party has decided to launch a vigorous campaign against the callous NIA approach and against the continued Indian state terrorism in Jammu Kashmir. JKLF will hold a two day hunger strike camp against India in Islamabad, Pakistan on 25th and 26th of April and will stage a five day long dharna, starting from 28th of April, outside Indian Embassy in London UK, spokesman announced. The spokesman stated similar protests will be organized throughout the world in front of Indian Embassies by party cadre especially in European Union, West and Middle East. Protest demonstrations will also be held in AJK and Gilgit Baltistan.