Islamabad, July 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): July 08 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) chapter of Hurriyet leaders organized a rally in Islamabad to commemorate the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani. Burhan Wani along with his two associates was martyred by Indian troops in a fake encounter on July 8 in 2016.
The protesters on the occasion were carrying portraits of martyred Burhan Wani and banners and placards inscribed with anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. They also raised high-pitched slogans in favour of freedom and against the Indian bondages.
The Hurriyet leaders addressing the rally said that martyr Burhan Wani had added a new page to the ongoing freedom movement. They said by killing people and committing crimes against the humanity in the occupied Kashmir, India cannot stop the peaceful movement of the Kashmiris.
The Hurriyet leaders said that the killing of Burhan Wani triggered a mass uprising that continues till now. During the period, many civilian protesters have been killed, many injured and the eyesight of over 3,000 youth has been damaged by the pellets fired by Indian forces, they deplored. Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan, Ghulam Mohammad Safi, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi and other Hurriyat leaders participated in the rally.
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