JRL urges people to observe Dec 3-9 as human rights week


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To highlight the current volatile situation and ‘grave’ human rights violation in Kashmir, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has urged people to observe Human Rights week from December 3, by carrying out candle light vigils.

In  a statement issued to the press , the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik appealed to people of Kashmir to stage a candle and torchlight protest outside the mosques within their localities following evening prayers on December 3 to 9.

“We appeal to the people of Kashmir to lit candles and torchlights outside mosques in their localities, towns and villages to highlight grave human rights violations at the international level and turn the attention of world community towards them,”  JRL said in the statement.

Condemning  the arrests and continuous search operations by the government forces, JRL urged the members of the civil society, Bar association, traders, employees and transporters to hold protests in the coming week to highlight the continuous violations in the state.


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