Voices raised for freedom cannot be suppressed: Malik
Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik asked New Delhi to ‘employ whatever force they have against Kashmiris’. He said that all measures of coercion will fail to suppress Kashmiri voices for freedom.”
“If killings, gallows, guns, tanks, chemical weapons, jails, drones and other modes of carnage would have proved successful in suppressing people’s freedom movements, a number of nations including India would not have been able to get freedom from foreign occupation,” he added.
According to a statement issued here Malik condemned the arrest of JKLF vice chairman Sheikh Muhammad Afzal at Trehgam Kupwara today. He as per a spokesman was arrested by police this morning and has been put lodged at a police station.
He also condemned the police raids on another JKLF senior member Syed Muzaffar in Dooru Islamabad and termed it as ‘bullying of peaceful political activists and leaders’.
“Police has booked 70 year old Syed Muzaffar in many fabricated cases and from last many days is continuously raiding his residence and harassing his family,” the statement said.
Malik while condemning these arrests and harassments’ said that “police is crossing every limit of repression and tyranny in Kashmir, which is highly condemnable.”
Meanwhile, scores of JKLF leaders and activists staged separate protests at Sarai- Bala and Maisuma Srinagar against ‘ongoing Indian aggression’ in nooks and corners of Kashmir valley.
Meanwhile, scores of JKLF leaders and activists including Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, and Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Professor Javed and others along with people from many walks of life held two separate protest programs at Maisuma Lal Chowk and Sarai-i-Bala and protested against ‘ongoing aggression’ and carnage in Kashmir valley.
JKLF leaders’ Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi and Noor Muhammad Kalwal addressed these protests and condemned the spree of killings and other ‘oppressive acts’.
A message from JKLF incarcerated chairman was also delivered to the protesters on these occasions.