Joint Hurriyat asks people to observe complete shutdown on Dec 10


Srinagar: Joint Hurriyat on Thursday said asked people to observe complete shutdown on International Human Rights Day (December 10) against gross human rights violations.

“Kashmiris are being subjected to worst kind of torture and oppression but the champions of human rights to safeguard their economic ambitions are maintain a criminal silence over it,” Joint Hurriyat said in a statement.

Announcing a comprehensive program on international human rights day, joint Hurriyat leaders said that on December 10, Kashmiris will observe a complete shutdown and blackout to protest against gross human rights violations and the criminal silence of the international community.

On the same day Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik will lead a protest rally from Hamza Masjid Kokerbazar Lal Chowk towards UN observers’ office at Srinagar where a memorandum will be handed over to UN representative.
A seminar will also be held in this connection on Saturday, 9th of December 2017 in which human rights abuses in Jammu Kashmir will be highlighted. The seminar titled “human rights violations in Kashmir and Criminal silence of the international community” will be held at Hyderpora (residence cum office of Syed Ali Shah Geelani).