Times of Kashmir

| 20 Jul 2019
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JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow against ill-treatment meted-out to Malik

Srinagar, April 22 (KNO) : Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday called for a valley-wide protest shutdown on Tuesday 23rd April 2019, against the ill-treatment meted-out to the ailing and incarcerated JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik by NIA at Delhi and also against the ‘ongoing aggression’ of NIA and ED against Kashmiri resistance leaders, activists, senior businessmen, trade union leaders, kith and kins of resistance leaders and other people from different walks of like.

According to a statement issued to KNO, JRL said that “NIA’s highhandedness has in fact forced senior resistance leader Muhammad Yasin Malik to go on hunger strike and today his hunger strike has entered in to 12th day.”

“The life of ailing Yasin Malik who is admitted at RML Hospital Delhi is in danger and rulers and their agencies are busy in playing with his life callously,” JRL said.

JRL while appealing people of Kashmir to observe a complete shutdown on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 against ‘Indian state aggression let loose on Kashmiris’, has said that “resistance leader Muhammad Yasin Malik has in fact put his life in danger while protesting against the highhandedness of NIA and also against its humiliating attitude towards Kashmiris and it is our collective responsibility to express solidarity with him and with all those who have and are facing NIA, ED wrath unleashed by Indian state apparatus by closing down our business, transport, offices and other activities.”(KNO)

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