ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday strongly condemned the “barbaric act” of snatching the mortal stays of the enduring Kashmiri chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani from his household by the Indian forces.
Syed Ali Gilani was laid to relaxation in a good army siege at Haiderpora in Srinagar early Thursday morning beneath the shut watch of the Indian safety forces. Indian authorities had put strict restrictions on folks’s motion and the entire space was cordoned off.
In an announcement, International Workplace Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar mentioned because the household was getting ready for the final rites of Syed Geelani, a heavy contingent of the Occupation Forces raided his residence in Srinagar, harassed the members of the family, and snatched Syed Geelani’s physique.
“When the members of the family advised the raiding occasion that Syed Geelani’s will was to be buried within the ‘Cemetery of Martyrs’ in Srinagar, they had been reportedly advised that India wouldn’t permit Syed Geelani’s burial on the place of his selecting,” he mentioned.
The FO spokesperson mentioned the federal government of India is so afraid of Syed Geelani and what he stood for, that they’ve now resorted to this inhuman act even after his passing away.
“This exhibits the diploma of callousness on a part of the Occupation Forces and demonstrates past doubt that India would trample all civil and human values in perpetuating its occupation of IIOJK,” the assertion added.
Indian media subsequently reported that Syed Geelani has been buried. A curfew has been imposed within the valley and all web providers suspended.
The spokesperson urged the worldwide neighborhood to take critical be aware of this unprecedented and egregious scenario within the Indian Occupied Kashmir and maintain India to account for its breaches of worldwide human rights and humanitarian legal guidelines.
Syed Ali Gilani buried within the evening
Though Syed Ali Gilani and his household wished him to be buried on the Cemetery of Martyrs in Srinagar, Indian authorities didn’t permit it, fearing agitation from folks of occupied Kashmir.
He was buried only a few meters away from his home in Haiderpora, Srinagar.
A small variety of folks primarily some shut family had been allowed to take part within the funeral prayers and to have a final glimpse of the martyred chief.
The Indian military had laid restrictions all throughout the occupied valley to stop a mammoth gathering on Geelani’s funeral.
“Quickly after the information of Syed Ali Geelani’s demise unfold out, bulletins had been constituted of mosques round Srinagar calling out folks to come back out of their properties to pay homage to Syed Ali Geelani,” in accordance with a Radio Pakistan report.
Nevertheless, Indian authorities, the report added, used coercive measures to dissuade folks from popping out of their properties. A number of Hurriyat leaders and activists together with Mukhtar Ahmad Waza have been rounded up by the Indian authorities as nicely.
The All Events Hurriyat Convention has additionally fervently appealed to the folks of Kashmir to come back out of their properties and maintain a big protest towards the cruelty of the Modi regime.