Geelani, Malik, Bar support today’s strike
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 17: United by the anger against the anti-Islam movie made in the US, political, religious and trade associations have supported the shutdown call for Tuesday.
Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani called for shutdown against the blasphemous acts in Ghaziabad and America.
“We want to protest against these shameful acts on Tuesday. Although we had first given call for Friday but considering the economic interests of people here, we have preponed it for Tuesday,” spokesperson of the amalgam stated.
JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik said that it has become a routine exercise of anti-Islam forces to hurt the sentiments of Muslims. “Last year in the same month Quran was desecrated. This month is being deliberately used by mischievous elements,” Malik said.
Malik also welcomed the statement of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Boon in which he criticized the makers of the film. “However, it should not be limited to announcements but action should follow.”
Malik also supported shutdown on Tuesday against the act.
Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association in a meeting also decided to boycott courts on Tuesday as a mark of protest against the blasphemous movie.
“All the members of the Bar Association are requested to abstain from work on Tuesday in High Court as well as in the courts subordinates to it,” a press statement of HCBA said.
World Islamic Students Union has also supported the strike call.
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