Farooq announces Aug 22 as Indian atrocities condemnation day

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—PM AJK Raja Farooq Haider Khan has announced to observe 22 August as Indian Atrocities Condemnation Day in Azad and occupied kashmir following continue imposition of curfew, killing of innocent people and other restrictions across the Kashmir Valley on the 42nd consecutive day.
While addressing the oath taking ceremony of office bearers of Kashmir Press Club Mirpure here at Kashmir House on Friday PM said that That giving the Call for holding of the demonstrations on August 22 was to show solidarity with people of occupied Kashmir.”
The purpose of observing condemnation day is to register protest against the killing of innocent people by Indian forces during the ongoing Kashmir Intifada,”he said.
He said that occupied kashmir is on the boil since the extra-judicial murder of the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, by Indian troops onJuly 8.
More than 80 people have been killed while over 80,00 injured so far in the firing of bullets, pallets, and teargas shells on peaceful protesters by Indian troops and police personnel.
He said that the occupation forces continue to put Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir and Ahmed Shah under house arrest or in police custody to prevent them from leading the demonstrations.
PM strongly condemned the imposition of continued curfew and detention of Hurriyet leaders by the occupation forces.
PM assured the journalists community that their all issues would be resolved accordingly.
Newly elected president of press club Hafiz Maqsood,Kamran Bukhari and Shuja Jarral also addressed the audience.
Senior journalist Rao Altaf and DG Department of Information were also present on the occasion.

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