Press Note Tehreek-e-Hurriyat.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has paid rich tributes late Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Khawja Abdul Gani Lone on their martyrdom anniversaries including martyrs of Hawal.He said their supreme sacrifices and exalted martyrdom sure to go down in the annals of freedom movement of Jammu & Kashmir in the letters of gold, the late Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Khawja Abdul Gani Lone  will be remembered and revered by the grateful and freedom-loving people of this lovely land for the historical role that he vigorously played in championing the legitimate and widely-acknowledged cause of the people at every forum.

Sehrai ,in a statement said both leaders during their struggle for the dignity and honor of the people upheld values which remain as an asset. Terming them great, visionary personalities who always worked for the betterment of people despite hardships. He said that the freedom struggle of Kashmiris was adorned with the blood of martyrs and therefore no power on earth could defeat it by oppressive measures.

Sehrai said that the Kashmiri people were indebted to the invaluable sacrifices of the martyrs and no one would be allowed to play with these sacrifices and such precious sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would never go waste. Sehrai reiterated the Kashmiris’ pledge to continue the liberation movement till taking it to its logical conclusion.

He prayed for the heavenly abode of both the leaders and said that the duo has made tremendous sacrifices throughout their life.He said remembering these martyrs rejuvenates our pro-freedom spirit and strengthens our relation with martyrs.May their souls be blessed with eternal peace and serenity! Ameen.

Meanwhile,Sehrai has strongly condemned the arbitrary arrest and slapping of draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on JKLF Leader Noor Mohammad Kalwal.He said that such undemocratic and cheap tactics by the authorities could not weaken the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people nor their leadership.He said kashmiri people and pro-freedom leadership is being subjected to vengeance by the authorities.

Arbitrary arrest and detention of senior resistance leaders and many others under draconian PSA and shifting outside the valley jails is most condemnable act of the so-called rulers.Sehrai expressed his dismay over the silence maintained by world human rights organizations on the prolonged and unlawful detentions of resistance leaders and workers.