As Father’s Day is being celebrated worldwide, today, thousands of fathers in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir have lost their sons at the hands of brutal Indian troops.
Father’s Day is celebrated globally on the third Sunday in June to recognize the contribution that fathers and fatherly figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting.
The unending India’s state terrorism over the past 33 years has rendered 107,860 children orphaned and 22,944 women widowed in the territory.
In IIOJK, hundreds of youth have lost and damaged their eyesight due to the firing of lethal pellets by Indian troops and paramilitary forces on peaceful protesters since 2010.
Thousands of Kashmiris, mostly children, are facing psychological trauma because of terror created by Indian forces in their continued cordon and search operations and losing their fathers by bullets of Indian troops and in the custody of the Indian Army , paramilitary and police personnel and also because of illegal detention in Indian jails.—KMS