Joint resistance leadership calls for observance of Black Day today


Srinagar—The unified resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in their joint statement have called for observing Wednesday, July 20 as Black Day by hoisting black flags over all the residential houses, commercial establishments like shops and important landmarks and squares and observing a blackout from 8:30 pm to 9 pm by switching off all bulbs and lighting and by holding programmes highlighting the atrocities carried by Indian forces in every small and big Masjid. The unified resistance leadership also called for observing complete shutdown until 2 pm on Thursday, July 21 and from 2 pm there would be a break in shutdown while complete shutdown would again be observed on Friday, July 22, and observed on both sides of the divide and in entire world as Kashmir Day.
The resistance leadership also called upon the Kashmiri diaspora and the humanistic people across the globe who believe in respecting human rights, to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir on Friday by staging demonstrations and processions to protest the killing,maiming and blinding of innocent Kashmiri civilians and the atrocities carried against them by the frenzied forces. Appealing the international human rights organizations to pressurize New Delhi to stop the grave human rights violations carried by its forces on people of Kashmir, the leadership called upon them to take strong note of the state-sponsored terrorism and play their role in protecting the lives of people of the region.
In the joint statement issued today, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the statement of Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh of blaming Pakistan for the situation in Kashmir as baselessis in a state of political uncertainty, worsening by the day.—Email

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