World Bulletin / News Desk
Kashmiris showed solidarity with Palestinians, marking on Friday the Quds and Kashmir Day in across Himalayan reigon, reports said.
Kashmiris have declared the last Friday of holy month Ramadan as Quds and Kashmir Day.
People on the occasion held forceful anti-India demonstrations and raised pro-liberation slogans for Kashmir and Palestine, Kashmir Media Service said.
A senior Kashmiri leader Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi told the demonstrators that "an environment of peace and stability could not be created in the world without resolving the conflicts over Kashmir and Palestine."
Another leader Agha Hassan said that "the occupation forces in Kashmir and Palestine had made lives of the people miserable."
Kashmiris believe that there are similarities with Palestinians because of occupations in their territories. Kashmiris see India as "occupier" as Israel.
Meanwhile, Hurriyet (Freedom) Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq condemned in strong terms custodial killings and stepped up human rights violations by Indian troops. He reiterated that India would not be able to stifle Kashmiris' voice for freedom through its state terrorism.
Also, the Imams in all the grand mosques urged the international community to come forward with a positive role to resolve the Kashmir dispute once and far all.
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