Leaders continue to pay tributes to July 13 martyrs

Srinagar, July 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Chairman of International Council for Human Rights (ICHR), Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R, Chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar have paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931.

Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the martyrs rebelled against the oppressive regime of Dogras and were welcomed by bullets. “But the time proved that oppressors had to go,” they added.

He said that India had transformed Kashmir into a huge prison and had deprived the people of Kashmir of their fundamental rights including political and religious activities.

Farooq Ahmad Dar in his statement appealed to the international human rights organisations to come forward and take stock of the continued human rights violations in the occupied territory.
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He urged the people to observe complete strike on July 13 to make it clear to India that Kashmiris wanted complete freedom from its bondages.

Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt, in a statement in Srinagar, while paying tributes to the July 13, 1931 martyrs, said “Kashmir issue is not a border dispute between India and Pakistan but an issue pertaining to 12 million Kashmiri people.

He said the people of Kashmir have rendered unprecedented sacrifices for the amicable solution of the lingering Kashmir dispute and their struggle would not be allowed to go waste. The Indian government and its agencies are trying to malign the ongoing liberation movement but it would never succeed in its sinister designs.

Ghulam Ahmad Paray, General Secretary of Peoples Freedom League, in a statement also eulogised the sacrifices of the 13th July martyrs.

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