Joint Hurriyat leadership (JRL) on Thursday while condemning the killing of a 16 year-old student Mohammad Younus at Gulabagh, Tral in Puwlama due to indiscriminate pellet firing by the Indian forces, has called for peaceful protests after Friday prayers tomorrow.
The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said forces are on a terror spree in South Kashmir areas every day. Under the garb of CASO youth are being brutally killed and a huge population placed under siege, people harassed, property damaged and even women and children terrorised.
The JRL said that it seems that government and its forces, police, army, CRPF have declared war against the people of South Kashmir as there is no end to atrocities inflicted on the people that includes arrests, torture, raids and frequent siege.
The leadership said that after Friday prayers on August 11, people will stage peaceful protest against the forces highhandedness and new wave of terror unleashed on the people of South Kashmir
The JRL urged the Imams of all the masjids across Kashmir to raise the voice against the unabated atrocities being committed by the forces in South Kashmir during Friday sermons and to condemn forces’ brutalities in unison to express solidarity with the people of southern districts of Kashmir
The JRL urged the people of Kashmir to make the strike call given for Saturday (August 12) a success stating that the call is against the assault on the J&K’s special status and continuous killings of Kashmiris at the hands of Indian forces.