“We feel for soldiers since we lose our loved ones every day ” says Hurriyat


By MM Staff

Srinagar : After the attack at Pulwama left 44 CRPF personnel dead, Joint Resistance Leadership in Kashmir manned by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and JKLF Supremo Yasin Malik  have issued a statement saying ‘we regret  every killing that happens on our soil’.

The statement further reads “As we witness killing of our loved ones our young ,and shoulder their coffins each day we can feel and understand the pain and sense of loss that the family and friends of those who are  killed go through, not for a day or two when everyone is expressing grief and condolences to them ,but the silent grief and loss that stays with them for a lifetime,”

The JRL has blamed the delay in the resolution of the long pending dispute for the continuous killings in Kashmir.  “Delay in the resolution of the Kashmir dispute, the denial to engage with the sentiments and aspirations of the people of J&K  and instead the use of a muscular military approach to counter an essentially political and human problem, is wrecking havoc in Kashmir especially on our next generation and consuming them , while those who are here to execute this  policy are also under stress and paying a price with their lives,” reads the statement by the conglomerate.

“Militarization CASOs use of bullets &pellets blowing up homes, blinding and maiming, PSAs and torture as a means to crush legitimate political aspirations of a people has not only failed but worsened the situation,” Joint Hurriyat said.

They said that “if this death dance has to stop, if hatred and revenge has to stop, if killing and counter-killings has to stop and if we really want peace in the region we have to put an end to hostilities. And the most effective and civilized manner to do so, is to reach out and engage and listen to the concerns of all three stakeholders and address them in the spirit of humanity and justice. Resolve the Kashmir dispute for all times.”



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