Handwara and Kupwara Massacres Remind Us of Brutal Indian Oppression: JKLF

Srinagar: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has paid rich tributes to its great martyrs Shaheed Muhammad Hussain Hakak , Shaheed Manzoor Ahmad , Shaheed Abdul Jabbar Amjad, Shaheed Muhammad Altaf Mir and others who embraced martyrdom during present freedom struggle. Terming these great martyrs as real heroes of Kashmiri nation, Yasin Sahib said that the struggle and sacrifices of these martyrs can never be forgotten and that Kashmiri nation is indebted to these great martyrs. While paying tributes to martyr Muhammad Hussain Hakak, JKLF Chairman said that he was one of the best resistance lover and his struggle and sacrifices for the freedom of this nation will always be remembered.
Terming the massacres at Handwara and Kupwara by Indian army and forces on 25th and 27th January 1990 as a glaring proof of hollowness of Indian democracy, JKLF chairman said that killing thousands of innocents can only be termed as act of savagery and these massacres are a reminder of the fact that India has acted as a brutal country for Kashmiris and suppressed the peaceful voices of Kashmiris by its military might.

Meanwhile chairman JKLF has strongly condemned the brutal assault on photojournalists’ Wasim Indrabi, Nisar-ul-Haq, Junaid Gulzar, Mir Burhan and others at Shupian Pulwama by Indian forces. Terming the pellet firing on these journalists as an attempt to suppress the voice of media, JKLF chairman said that such attempts and assaults are most condemnable and heinous. While expressing his solidarity with another photojournalist Bilal Bahadur who got injured while performing his professional duty at Baramullah, JKLF chairman prayed for his speedy recovery.