Gilani, Mirwaiz, Malik extend protests for next 72 hours

Srinagar, July 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik have extended protests and complete shutdown for next 72 hours starting from Saturday morning till Monday evening.

They in a joint statement issued in Srinagar, today, appealed people to observe protests after Maghrib prayers and raise pro-freedom slogans of right to self-determination, tomorrow.

While continuing protest strike on Sunday, people of Kashmir valley are asked to visit the families of recent martyrs and injured to pay tribute to their courageous roles in the on-going freedom struggle of Kashmir.Furthermore, on July 18, people of Kashmir shall organize freedom march on their respective district headquarters.

Hurriyat leadership and Kashmiris are thankful to the government and people of Pakistan for their unflinching support for the freedom struggle of Kashmiris. “We welcome the call from Government of Pakistan to observe July 19 as Black Day to apprise the world about the ongoing genocide of Kashmiris by Indian forces and to aware them about the struggle of Kashmiris for right to self-determination. In resolve to this black day call, we appeal people of Kashmir and Kashmiris living abroad, to observe the 19th of July as a Black day.”

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