Hurriyet leadership extends shutdown call in IOK

Hurriyet leadership extends shutdown call in IOK

ISLAMABAD (APP): The top Hurriyet leadership in occupied Kashmir has extended the strike call till Sunday (July 31) asking the people to hold sit-in protests against civilian killings.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyet leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that on Saturday (July 30), people should hold sit-in on roads and offer Asr and Maghrib prayers together there, kashmir Media Service reported.

People should also raise pro-freedom slogans and observe blackout from 8 pm to 9 pm, they said.

The leaders said that on Sunday (July 31) the people should march towards Martyrs' Graveyards and offer Fateha Khawani there.

They also called for painting of pro-freedom slogans' graffiti on walls, roads and other places.

"Shutdown will continue as usual with daily relaxation after 7 pm till late hours. The detailed programme will be issued on Saturday (July 30)," they added.