Islamabad, July 18 (KMS): A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Supreme Council was held in Islamabad with Raja Haq Nawaz Khan in chair.
According to the statement issued to the media, a detailed assessment report based on facts over the Asseer-e-Wahdat Long March, held by JKLF against the Indian judicial terrorism and criminal silence of the international community, especially the UN, which was met with brute force by Muzaffarabad administration was presented in the meeting of the Supreme Council.
This long march was announced by JKLF after its party chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on 25th May was unfairly sentenced to life imprisonment by Indian special court at New Delhi.
Giving details of the meeting, the party spokesperson, Muhammad Rafiq Dar said that the participants of the meeting condemned the unfair judicial hearing in all the fictitious and fabricated cases filed by the Government of India against Muhammad Yasin Malik.
He said that for this reason, Muhammad Yasin Malik has decided to undergo hunger strike from July 22 in New Delhi’s Tihar jail with demands such as a fair hearing and his physical presence in the court.
According to the party spokesman, Yasin Malik has informed the Government of India through a letter sent through the jail authorities.
According to the spokesman, it is worth mentioning here that Muhammad Yasin Malik had actually decided to start the hunger strike from July 12, a day before the last court hearing on July 13, which he postponed for 10 days on the request of jail authorities for them to have some time to take up the issue with the higher authorities and the government.
ٰٰIt was unanimously decided in the meeting that as an expression of solidarity with Muhammad Yasin Malik, JKLF besides Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi will hold token hunger strike camps in AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan on 21st, 22nd and 23rd July.
In addition to its symbolic protest hunger strike camps shall also be organized around the world, especially in important power centers like London (UK), Brussels (Europe) and New York (US).
According to the spokesman, the meeting participants unanimously decided to postpone the proposed August 5 ceasefire line crossing program for the time being in view of the prevailing situation.
Vice Chairman and Head of the Policy and Planning Committee Hafiz Muhammad Anwar Samavi, Vice Chairman Saleem Haroon, Vice Chairman Sardar Zahid Hussain Khan (Belgium), Head of JKLF Diplomatic Bureau Professor Raja Zafar Khan (UK), Central Chief Organizer Sabir Gul (UK), Central Secretary Finance Khawaja Manzoor Ahmed Chishti, Central Deputy Secretary General Sardar Javed. Hanif, President Azad Kashmir Gilgit-Baltistan Zone Sajid Siddiqui, Chairman JKSLF Abdul Rahim Malik Adv, Central Deputy Chief Organizer Sardar Muhammad Anwar Khan, Central Deputy Secretary Finance Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed (Qatar), President North America Muhammad Haleem Khan (New York), President Europe Zone Malik Mushtaq Pasha (France), Muzamil Haq Adil (France), Tariq Sharif (UK), Khawaja Parvez Iqbal (UK), Azam Zia, Abdul Majeed Butt, Malik M. Aslam, Sardar Jamsheed Khan and the Chief Spokesman of the party Muhammad Rafiq Darne also participated in the meeting.