Geelani calls for strike in protest against Sopore Massacre

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Srinagar, Dec 31: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani Saturday called for a shutdown in Sopore town against the killing and gutting down the town on January 6, 1993.
In a statement, Hurriyat spokesperson said that there would be complete shutdown on January 6 in Sopore against the January 6, 1993 “massacre and burning of the town.”
“People will never forget the sacrifices given by the people of Kashmir during the ongoing freedom struggle,” Geelani said in a statement from New Delhi.
He also said that people of Kashmir condemn the “cruel and brutal tools of the security forces to suppress the freedom movement.”
Meanwhile, Hurriyat (G) General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumji along with other workers of the party said in a statement that a seminar would be conducted on 5 January, 2012, Friday.
He said that the political leaders and intellectuals would highlight the resolution of United Nations passed on January 6, 1949, in which they promised the people of Kashmir ‘Right to Self-determination’.
He also paid tributes to those people who sacrificed their lives and other dear things in the path of freedom movement.
KNS

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