Youth Forum For Kashmir Marks Kashmir Martyrs Day
By News Desk
ISLAMABAD, 21 May 2014 – Youth Forum For Kashmir – YFK on Wednesday marked the anniversary of the martyrdom of two Kashmiri Leaders, Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Abdul Ghani Lone by Indian Occupation Forces.
YFK is Pakistan’s first pro-Kashmir lobbying group run by Kashmiri and Pakistani youth. The group is a platform that unites the youth in Indian-occupied Kashmir with their counterparts in Pakistan and AJK.
Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq was martyred at his home in Srinagar on 21st May 1990 and Adbul Ghani Lone was also martyred in Srinagar on 21st May 2002 while commemorating Mirwaiz’s death anniversary.
A memorial meeting was held by YFK in the Pakistani Capital to commemorate the anniversaries of both Hurriyat leaders and nearly 70 peaceful protestors martyred by Indian Border Security Forces. While observing the martyrdom of Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Ghani Lone, team YFK remembered their sacrifices and dedication towards the cause. Their unparallel services will remain a symbol of selfless service for us. YFK demands that the ongoing freedom movement should be carried forward to its legal and logical end.
The memorial meeting was concluded by reciting Fateha for the martyrs of Kashmir.
The YFK is a grassroots lobbying group led by young Kashmiris and Pakistanis working to ensure justice to Kashmiris living under Indian military occupation.