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JRL urges people to observe human rights week from Dec 3 to highlight ‘grave’ rights violations in Kashmir

Srinagar: In order to highlight the ‘grave’ human rights violations in Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has urged people to observe Human Rights Week from December 3 by holding candle light vigils.

In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik appealed to the “freedom-loving” people of Kashmir to lit candles and torch lights outside the mosques in their localities after evening prayers from December 3-9.

“We appeal to the people of Kashmir to lit candles and torchlights outside mosques in their localities, towns and villages to highlight grave human rights violations at the international level and turn the attention of world community towards them,” said the JRL, in the statement.

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