On International Human Rights Day, JKLF
is holding a 30-hour long token protest hunger strike against human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir.
Chairman deplored that the world community was maintaining a criminal silence just to continue its trade and economic ties with India.
Another suspect, Mohammad Aslam Mirza, 48, a JKLF
extremist, living in USA was identified in 2004, using fingerprints on the gun used to murder Mhatre.
In 1984 JKLF
members were said to be behind the kidnapping and eventual murder of the Deputy High Commissioner in Birmingham Ravindra Mahtre.
The spokesman, who was contacted by telephone, said a procession of nearly 15,00 activists led by JKLF
President Aman Ullah Khan left the Azad Kashmir capital around 11:00 a.
Addressing the JKLF
convention the supreme head of his own faction of the JKLF
Amanullah Khan, President Jammu and Kashmir Liberation league Justice (Retd) Abdul Majeed Mallick and others urged upon the UN Secretary General and members of the Security Council and to international, regional and national organizations dealing with Human Rights, to immediately move for ensuring the early implementation of the UN resolutions on Kashmir to ensure the grant of right of self determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, without further delay.
The joint statement issued after bilateral meeting of Indian and Pakistani prime ministers has disappointed the Kashmiris," JKLF
leader Muhammad Yasin Malik said.
The protest has been called for in the region to commemorate the 30th and the first death anniversaries of JKLF
founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat and Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru respectively.
Srinagar: A strike called by a group of separatists demanding return of bodies of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF
founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat evoked little response in Kashmir Valley today.
Hours before the imposition of curfew, police swooped on the pro-Independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF
) headquarters in Maisuma locality near Lal Chowk and detained Mohammad Yasin Malik, JKLF
stands for an independent Kashmir and Khan said he has written letters to the U.
Condemning this unilateral state-sponsored violence, the JKLF
Chairman said that the rulers who on daily basis were propagating battle of ideas had given police enormous powers and they with impunity were unleashing every kind of terror on common people of Kashmir.