Tributes paid to Wamiq Farooq on martyrdom anniversary

Srinagar, January 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have pad glowing tributes to a martyred young boy, Wamiq Farooq, on his eighth martyrdom anniversary, today. Hurriyat leaders Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War in their joint statement in Srinagar while paying tributes to Wamiq Farooq and 125 other youth martyred by Indian troops during 2010 mass uprising vowed to continue the mission of Kashmiri martyrs, come what may.

“It is highly shocking that the killers of these innocent souls were roaming free. Justice still remains undelivered,” the leaders said and added that the Kashmiris had offered innumerable sacrifices for their inalienable right to self-determination.

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Mazahmat, Bilal Siddiqi in his statement deplored that the authorities were shielding the killers of Wamiq Farooq. “It is murder off justice,” he said and demanded impartial probe by some international agency into the murder of the youth. He appealed to the Amnesty International and other human rights organizations to take cognizance of suck killings by Indian forces in the territory and impress upon India to punish the culprits. Wamiq Farooq, a class 7th student, was killed when a teargas shell fired by the Indian police hit him at Rajouri Kadal in Srinagar on January 30, 2010.

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