SRINAGAR: Incarcerated chairperson of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday condemned what he termed on-going oppression, raids, searches and other acts of suppression in Kashmir valley.
Terming the oppression as ugly, JKLF chairperson said that when Kashmiris protest peacefully for their rights, they are brutalized by bullets and pellets. Pellets are showered on Kashmiris to kill or to snatch their eyesight so that they are forced to live as handicapped, Malik said in a statement issued here.
He said that if same kind of protest is held in any mainland Indian city like Chennai and even if the protests turn violent, no one is hit by pellets, bullets or pava shells.
He said that the hollowness of Indian democracy and battle of ideas is such that if any Kashmiri kid designs a parallel calendar to the one issued by the repressive government, he is arrested, tortured and put behind the bars.
Malik said that this double standard clearly shows that Jammu and Kashmir is not any part of India and people of Jammu and Kashmir are fighting against the illegal Indian occupation.
He said that almost all Indians maintained silence or even many of them support this Indian oppression in Jammu and Kashmir which is highly worrying.
He said that Kashmiris have faith in Allah and they are hopeful that the aggressive oppression of India will soon end and Kashmir will be liberated from its illegal occupation
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