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February 3, 2018

Yaseen Malik’s life is under threat, says wife


February 3, 2018

LAHORE: Mashal Malik, wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Yaseen Malik, has said that Pakistani government allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family to meet him, but she and her daughter have not been permitted by the Indian government to see Yaseen Malik in jail.

Addressing a demonstration held at Liberty Roundabout to express solidarity with the people of Indian-held Kashmir, Mashal Malik stated that India had been perpetrating gross violations of human rights in Held Kashmir. She said Yaseen Malik’s life was also under threat.

She pressed the global community to take notice of the Indian atrocities in the valley besides demanding Islamabad set up Kashmir Desk at its embassies throughout the world to raise voice for the oppressed nation.

On the occasion, AJK Legislative Assembly Member Ghulam Mohi ud Din Diwan said that the entire country would come out on roads to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir. Condemning the arrest of Yaseen Malik, he said India, which claimed to be the largest democracy of the world, had turned the valley into a prison where human right violations were continued blatantly.

The protest demonstration was attended by a large number of PTI workers. Kashmir, Palestine issues: Leadership of the Muslim world should play role in settlement of confronting challenges of Kashmir and Palestine.

Religious scholars while addressing Friday sermons underlined that Kashmir and Palestine are major confronting challenges of Muslim Ummah and urged upon leadership of the Muslim world to focus on settling these burning issues.

The scholars affiliated with Wafaq-ul-Masajid Pakistan resolved that people of Pakistan will not leave their Kashmiri brethren in lurch and keep endorsing freedom struggle of Kashmiris and Palestinians.

Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi while addressing a Friday congregation here at Jamia Usmania, Lahore, urged upon the leadership of Muslim world to strengthen their bilateral relations and unity by initiating serious struggle to resolve these burning issues.

He also reiterated that Pakistan Ulema Council will continue its struggle by raising voice for the oppressed of Kashmir and Palestine. It is worth mentioning here that on the call of Pakistan Ulema Council, "Kashmir Solidarity Week" is being observed all over the country to express solidarity and sympathies with oppressed people of Palestine and Kashmir. On the call of Pakistan Ulema Council, special prayers were held for oppressed people of Kashmir and Palestine in Friday congregations.

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