On World Rights Day in Kashmir, police flex muscles on seperatists

BK News Desk/Srinagar
December 11, 2016 TOP STORIES 221 Views
On World Rights Day in Kashmir, police flex muscles on seperatists

Police today detained scores of activists of resistance group when they tried to move towards UN office at Sonawar here to protest against human rights violation in Kashmir.
Soon after the prayers ended in local Masjid here at Koker Bazar, the activists of all the factions of resistance parties including some leaders assembled outside Masjid while holding placards displaying ‘we want freedom’.The protesting activists were chanting anti-India slogans.As soon as the protesters tried to move onwards, police swung into action and detained scores of activists.
Earlier talking to media persons, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s (JKLF) Vice Chairman, Advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt said that as the world is observing International Human Rights day, they have decided to stage protest against the ‘gross human rights violation’ in Kashmir.
He said that the people who are raising voices against such atrocities are being booked under black laws. “We want to convey a message to the world community that the forces here have unleashed terror and are being committing atrocities on the people. In the current uprising here, a large number of people were brutally killed while several thousands were maimed and blinded as well,” he said.
Butt said that the UN must take cognizance of such human rights violations in Kashmir and must resolve the long pending Kashmir issue.
“We have been fighting against the illegal occupation of India and the fight will continue till it reaches to the logical conclusion,” he said.
Meanwhile, the protesters later tried to march towards UN office at Sonwar.However, police swung into action and detained scores of leaders and activists.
They were later lodged at Kothi Bagh Police Station.

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