Resistance till last Indian soldier quits Kashmir: Gillani.


SRINAGAR -- The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has reiterated the Kashmiris' resolve to continue the ongoing struggle until the last Indian soldier withdraws from the Kashmiri soil adding that he is sure that the resistance movement will finally force India to concede defeat. Syed Ali Gilani in a message to the Kashmiri people said, 'The overwhelmingly growing public participation in the resistance movement further increased Indian state's sense of insecurity and in utter desperation and frustration, and in flagrant violation of the international law, the Government of India finally made the illegal, immoral, inhuman and undemocratic announcement of annexing Kashmir into the Indian union. ' To implement the decision of Aug 5, he said, India put the entire Kashmir region under an unprecedented and indefinite security lockdown and communications black out. 'Schools, colleges universities, markets and mosques, everything was shut.

Telephone, mobile and internet services were suspended. More than 18 thousand people were arrested and thrown into police lock ups and prisons. ' Gilani said that thousands of children youth and elderly were brutalised and women were assaulted in their homes and those protesting these excesses were issued naked threats of rape. The ailing leader pointed out that despite all these brutalities and excesses, Kashmiri...

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