Monday, 2 June 2008

JKLF hunger strike in London

JKLF hunger strike in London

London 24th May, 2000On the day when JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik and senior colleagues from APHC went on hunger strike in Srinagar in protest of the extra judicial killings of Kashmiris by the Indian forces, leaders of JKLF UK also sat on a hunger strike at the Indian High Commission in London in solidarity.

Hunger strikers include from London Shabir Choudhry JKLF President with senior colleagues Majid Thramboo and Mohammed Najib(London), Asim Mirza, Abass Butt(Watford), Liaquat Choudhry and Ishaq Mughal(Luton). Most of whome intend to make the sitting last till 6 pm Thursday.

The hunger strikers outside the Indian High Commission in London can be contacted on telephone 07941295327.JKLF activists in Srinagar, Azad Kashmir, USA, Europe and UK today expressed solidarity with there leader Yasin Malik and expressed the hope that his timely action would highlight the plight of the Kashmiri prisoners in Indian Jails and the relatives of the victims of the Indian atrocities across the state of Jammu-Kashmir.

The Indian High Commission in London has remained open in view of the hunger strikers demands and heavy police is present at the scene. JKLF hunger strikers intend to break there fast at 6pm. More Kashmiris are expected to join them in the morning.Meanwhile members of JKLF in Azad Kashmir and the J&K Youth Alliance held a picket at the Indian mission in Islamabad and presented a protest petition.EndSagir AhmedPublicity Secretary ---JKLF-UK-EUROPEP. O. BOX 55BRADFORD, BD3 8YFUnited Kingdom

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