Hurriyat (M) condemns Mir Hafizullah’s killing | KNO

Hurriyat (M) condemns Mir Hafizullah’s killing | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, November 20 (KNO) : Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly condemned the killing of resistance leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat district president for Islamabad Mir Hafizullah by unidentified gunmen. In a statement issued to KNO, Hurriyat (M) spokesman said that the slain leader had in advance brought to fore through media, repeated threats and intimidations given to him on phone and suspicious movement  of unknown people around his house soon after his release from prison after two years last month . “In past also, many resistance leaders were killed by the anti-movement elements. But their aim at intimidating leadership or to force them to give up on their principles and ideology failed and will never succeed. These elements will face nothing but defeat as they can’t stop the momentum of the people’s ongoing struggle on all fronts,” he said. He said that the slain resistance leader deserves tribute for his steadfastness and commitment towards the movement having spent years in prison and facing immense difficulties, he continued to be as a true solider of the Kashmir movement till his last breath. The spokesman strongly condemned the arrest of JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik and termed his arrest as ‘highly undemocratic and arbitrary’ and against principles of humanity.  He said by arresting Malik those claiming to hold elections in the name of democracy stand completely exposed. He paid tributes to four armed youth martyred in Nadigam area of Shopian that include Inamul Haq, Abid Nazir, Mehrajduin and Basharat Ahmed and sated that their sacrifices will not go in vain. The spokesman said that history is witness that no nation can be suppressed by use of  military might. He strongly denounced the use of bullets and pellets on protesters at Nadigam, Shopian where more than 20 youth including three young girls sustained grave bullet injuries. The spokesman termed the use of force as ‘barbaric’, stating that enjoy full impunity they feel proud while using live bullets and pellets on unarmed protesters and urged the world community to rise to the occasion and take strong note of the ever rising graph of human rights violations in Kashmir.(KNO)