Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association, Monday saluted the people in "defeating all plans and schemes of the Govt. of India and its stooges in the State, in suppressing and/or weakening the ongoing freedom struggle of the people of Kashmir."
While paying glowing tributes to all those who have suffered the brutalities, the association expressed its gratitude to the prominent writers, academics, journalists, artists, doctors, students and other civilians residing in UK and other places of the World, who have stood behind the people of Kashmir in their fight against "oppression".
It also thanked them for condemning the "Indian barbarity in Kashmir in which more than 57 civilians have lost their lives so far and more than 6000 have received injuries, out of whom 370 have received pellet injuries and have been rendered partially or fully blind."
"The Bar Association also wants to tell the Govt. of India that by sending the additional forces to J&K, they will not succeed in suppressing the ongoing freedom movement, except that they would be remembered in history as butchers of Kashmiri people, who had no respect for human dignity and human values and despite claiming themselves to be the biggest democracy of the world, engaged themselves in the genocide of the innocent people without any respect for their rights or fear of accountability," Bar said in a statement today.
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