ISLAMABAD, Nov 4 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 04th Nov, 2016 ) : Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly condemned the Indian forces for declaring war on civilian population, saying that the forces are punishing the people through brutal repression for demanding their birthright to self-determination. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to be under house detention, addressing the protesters telephonically at Jenab Sahab, Soura, said, "The desecration of Jenab Sahab shrine has hurt the feelings of people but in the present time we have to be ready for every kind of assaults against us," KMS reported.
The Mirwaiz said for safeguarding the selfless sacrifices of tens of thousands of martyrs and for taking the blood-soaked resistance movement forward towards its goal it is imperative to remain united, consistent and vigilant at all times for the adversary is both powerful and cunning and is trying its best at all levels to sabotage the people's struggle. Expressing solidarity with the affected population and the injured youth, the Mirwaiz said, "State terrorism and trampling of human rights in every nook and corner of Kashmir has become the order of the day for the past four months but made it clear that these collective punishment against people will not deter the freedom-loving people into submission or make them give up their struggle for self-determination, as they are constantly displaying.
" Meanwhile, the forum Spokesman in a statement in Srinagar expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Hurriyet leaders, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and Shahid-ul-Islam, who continue to be under house arrest since the first week of June. Meanwhile, Hurriyet leader, Saleem Zarger, in his statement in Srinagar condemned the oppression unleashed by Indian forces in Soura, Jinab Sahib, and Baba Mohalla in Bijbehara and termed it the worst form of state terrorism.