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Malik hails UN report on Kashmir’s HR situation

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Srinagar: Stating that the latest UN report on Jammu Kashmir was heartening and should be followed by concrete steps to resolve the basic issue of Jammu Kashmir, JKLF chairman Yasin Malik has urged UN to help people of Kashmir is realizing the right for self determination.

In a press release issued here, Malik hailed the United Nations report regarding Jammu Kashmir and termed it as an encouraging gesture towards the ‘oppressed’ people of Jammu Kashmir. “At a time when oppressed Kashmiris felt that they had been abandoned by the international community, this report highlighting their miseries has actually come as a ray of hope. People here are facing the wrath of colonial India from last seventy or more years during which every harsh measure and every evil tactic has been employed by the illegal occupation force to legitimize its occupation and suppress our voices,” Malik was quoted as saying by the press release.

While applauding the latest UN report, Malik urged upon UN and its members to enhance the efforts for finding honorable solution to the Jammu Kashmir issue and try to end ‘military occupation’ on it so that sufferings of humans in this region come to an end. He said that unless ‘occupation’ ends, people of Jammu Kashmir will continue to suffer.

Earlier, Malik along with a senior delegation of JKLF visited Kreeri Pattan and participated in funeral prayers of senior Kashmiri journalist and intellectual Syed Shujaat Bukhari who lost his life yesterday in a horrific attack at Press enclave in Srinagar. JKLF chairman on the occasion met the bereaved father and expressed solidarity with him and the bereaved family. While praying for his heavenly abode, JKLF chairman also prayed for the patience to the bereaved family.

Malik reiterated that the incident as unfortunate.

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