Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and Hurriyat (M) leaders and activists on Monday evening lit candles and torchlights as part of the programmer announced by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) to protest against human rights violations in Kashmir.
“JKLF leaders and activists gathered at Koker Bazaar, Budshah Chowk and Khankah-I-Maula and held candle light protests against ongoing Indian onslaught in Kashmir,” said a spokesman of the amalgam.
He said similar protests were held in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.Several workers of Hurriyat (M) staged a candlelight vigil at Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of downtown Srinagar.
The protesters were carrying banners with messages like “Stop killing Kashmiris” and “Killings and subjugation norm in Kashmir”.
JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have urged people to observe ‘Human Rights week’ from today.