Mushaal Hussein Mullick, chairperson Peace and Culture Organization and wife of JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, along with convener World Minorities Alliance and organizer Awaami Maseeha Party J Salik and Hurriyat leadership organized a sit-in protest outside National press club against atrocities in Kashmir.
People from all walks of life, including lawyers, doctors, students, human rights activists, religious figures, politicians, intellectuals, writers, professors, hurriyat leadership and minorities leaders, attended the sit-in to express solidarity with people of Kashmir.
The leaders and activists raised slogans against India and demanded demilitarization of Kashmir, uplifting of curfew and economic blockade, repealing of draconian laws, release of all political prisoners, holding of free and fair plebiscite as per UNSC resolutions, and stoppage of mass blinding, handicapping, maiming and killing of innocent Kashmiri people.
The participants of the sit-in stressed that the international human rights organizations must take notice of state terrorism in Kashmir.
They urged world bodies, particularly United Nations Human Rights Council, to send their fact finding missions to monitor the scale and depth of human rights violations in Kashmir.
J Salik, head of world minorities' alliance, continuously put mud on his head during six hours sit-in as a protest against the human rights violations by forces in Kashmir.
He said that the purpose of protest with mud is to show that humanity is hidden under the mud.