Srinagar: Incarceration and house arrest of leadership and thousands of youth, strict curfew from last 13 days and total ban on all means of communications etc are all forms of state oppression meant to defeat the resolve of Kashmiri nation, JKLF said in a statement here today
“Resilience, brotherhood and philanthropy of common Kashmiris in these hard times is heartening and appreciable”, JKLF said.
Quoting incarcerated party chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested by police on 8th July 2016 and is languishing in police station Kothibagh since, the statement said “that arresting and house arrest of political leadership, unleashing reign of terror against common people, killing more than 50 innocents by direct firing, injuring thousands, snatching eye sight of hundreds by killer pellets and placing millions of human beings under strict curfew for 15 days with no communication and other oppressive measures has one goal to achieve and that is to break the will, passion and valor of Kashmiri people”.
It went on reading, “But time and again it has been proved that these kind of fascist measures have and will not succeed in breaking the will of Kashmiri people.”
He said that despite all what is going on in Kashmir from last 15 days, Indian leadership is in a constant state of denial and is trying hard to dub peoples movement in Jammu Kashmir as a sponsored one. He said that a nation is asking for freedom with one voice, a nation is on streets, protesting for its rights with unity and is rendering sacrifices but Indian leaders and its Kashmiri stooges instead of putting a halt on their oppressive measures and killing spree are legitimizing these killings and undemocratic acts by putting blame on the protestors.
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