A condolence reference for veteran Kashmiri Hurri-yat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, was held in Washington to pay tribute to him for his services and sacrifices in the Kashmiris’ struggle for securing their right to self-determination.
The event was attended by Pakistani, Kashmiri and Middle Eastern leaders. The speakers said the Kashmir issue is an issue of American Muslims and the Muslim Ummah. They said the US is changing its mind on the Kashmir issue, which is a human rights issue.
The speakers said that Syed Ali Gilani spear-headed the freedom struggle of Jammu and Kashmir from Indian occupation and he spent his entire life working for this sacred cause.
Paying homage to the veteran Hurriyat leader, the participants maintained that Syed Ali Gilani bravely and courageously led the innocent unarmed Kashmiris and fought the Indian barbarism.
On the occasion, the commitment was reiterated that the sacrifices of Syed Ali Gilani and other Kashmiris would not be allowed to go in vain and voice for the oppressed Kashmiris will be raised at every forum.—KMS