A rally in connection with the 8th martyrdom anniversary of popular Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani was held here at the Constitution Avenue in Islamabad on Monday.

The rally organized by All Parties Hurriyat Conference and Kashmir Liberation Cell was attended by the Hurriyat leaders of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Chapter, Kashmiris living in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and people including women from different walks of life.

The participants were holding banners and placards in their hands inscribed with slogans against Indian government’s illegal occupation of Kashmir and in favour of Kashmiris freedom movement.

They paid glowing tributes to popular Kashmiri youth leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani, who was an icon and hero of freedom movement and will always be remembered as a symbol of resistance and resilience.

They strongly condemned the atrocities and massive human rights violations being committed by Indian troops in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

The participants of the rally reaffirmed pledge to continue Burhan Muzaffar Wani’s mission until the liberation of occupied Kashmir from Indian illegal occupation.

They also urged the international community, particularly the United Nations, to resolve the Kashmir dispute and grant Kashmiris their inalienable right to self-determination in accordance with the United Nations Security Council resolutions and wishes of the Kashmiri people.