JKLF London Branch fully supports the “Jail Bharo Tehreek” in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
London (6th January 2013): Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) London branch has extended its full support to the five-phase protest programme “Jail Bharo Tehreek” against life sentencing of Kashmiri prisoners, death sentences and subjecting them to the worst kind of torture. The agitation started on Friday 4th January from the party headquarters at Maisuma,
Srinagar in which around 50 activists
including JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik were arrested and sent to central
Jail. The agitation will continue till January 14 in all cities and towns of
Indian occupied Kashmir.
In a statement issued after the emergency meeting of JKLF London Branch, the statement said that
seems to have started the new judicial torture policy to suppress the genuine
sentiments of Kashmiri people. The branch lauded the efforts of JKLF leadership
by highlighting the much important issue of plight of Kashmiri prisoners. The
statement further said that Illegal life imprisonment, death sentence & torture
cannot stop the kashmiri peoples struggle for national independence.
Speaking on this occasion, JKLF London Branch President Mahmood Faiz said that Kashmiri’s living abroad stand with the leadership of JKLF, fully support the programme to highlight the plight of Kashmiri prisoners across
The meeting was addressed by Senor Vice President of JKLF in
Mahmood Hussain. He said that India
has not yet learnt a lesson by hanging Maqbool Butt Shaheed and killing
thousands of Kashmiris. Cllr Mahmood Hussain added that such actions by the
Indian government over the years have given us Kashmiri's more courage and
strength to fight against the forcible occupation of our motherland.
The meeting was well attended by the members of JKLF London branch including office bearers Tariq Sharif, Mohammad Saleem, Javaid Rashid, Tasalat Hussain, Sanawar Hussain, Naveed Ahmed and others.