Kashmiris observe World Human Rights Day as Black Day

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

10th Dec, 2019. 12:57 pm
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Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) are observing International Human Rights Day as Black day on Tuesday as Indian brutalities continues to enter 128th day in Kashmir Valley.

This day is being observed to draw the attention of the international community towards the grave human rights situation in occupied Kashmir.

Call for observance of the day was given by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani.

The day is being marked with complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir to condemn blatant rights violations by Indian troops.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement said in view of the growing repression against the Kashmiri people by Indian rulers, the responsibility of the international community has increased manifold to play its active and effective role in settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions.

The World Human Rights Day is observed across the globe on December 10 every year to honour the United Ntaions General Assembly’s adoption, on 10th December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Meanwhile, more than 24,000 Kashmiri students are facing extreme difficulties in applying for admission in professional colleges and institutions due to continued military siege and Internet lockdown in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region that entered 128th day, today.

Banners and posters on behalf of Jammu and Kashmir Students and Youth Forum inscribed with ‘‘India Must Quit Kashmir’ slogans appeared in length and breadth of occupied Kashmir.

Through these posters, the people have been asked to stand united in their sacred struggle to secure freedom from Indian occupation.

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