UK Kashmiris protest Geelani’s compelled burial by Indian forces


LONDON:

Tons of of British Kashmiris on Saturday protested towards the compelled burial of former Chairman of All Events Hurriyat Convention (APHC) and outstanding Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Geelani by occupation forces in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK)

The protesters gathered exterior the Indian consulate in Birmingham and different cities of the UK on the decision of Tehreek-e-Kashmir (TeK).

The protesters chanted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans for Kashmir whereas criticising the inhumane remedy of the physique of the deceased Kashmir chief by Indian troops.

The protesters had been carrying Geelani’s footage and shouting the slogans, “We’re all Geelanis and we are going to proceed his mission”.

Addressing these in attendance, President TeK UK, Raja Fahim Kayani mentioned the deceased chief was the face of the Kashmiri freedom battle who challenged India’s hegemonic rule over IIOJK for many years.

Kayani added, “Geelani had been combating India for the reason that early Nineteen Sixties and was imprisoned for nearly 10 years after 1962 and was usually restricted to his house afterwards.”

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Different Kashmiri group leaders Khawaja Muhammad Suleman, Mushtaq Hussain, Khawaja Inam-ul-Haq, Qamar Abbas, Liaqat Lone, Yousaf Farooq, Azam Farooq and Sardar Aftab mentioned India had murdered the Kashmiri chief by placing him beneath home arrest since 2008.

This precipitated a number of well being points to Geelani and he died with out receiving a correct medical remedy, they added.

Talking on the event, President TeK Europe, Muhammad Ghalib mentioned that India’s act of barbarism of snatching Geelani’s physique and forcibly burying him in a quiet funeral at a neighborhood graveyard beneath harsh restrictions was inhuman and amounted to the worst form of human rights violations.

Anti-India protests had been additionally held in Within the different components of the UK, together with Nelson and Dewsbury. The funeral prayers in absentia had been additionally held in Luton, Walsall, Leeds and different cities within the totally different nations of Europe.

A day earlier, Pakistan summoned Indian Cost d’ Affaires to the International Workplace and conveyed a powerful demarche on Indian occupation forces’ “callous and inhuman” dealing with of the mortal stays of the enduring Kashmiri chief.

He was laid to relaxation after a tightly managed pre-dawn funeral on Thursday as Indian authorities imposed a lockdown throughout in Indian Illegally-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

The uncompromising campaigner towards the Indian occupation of Kashmir, died late on Wednesday on the age of 92, following a protracted sickness whereas beneath home arrest by the Indian forces.

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