Published On: Sat, Feb 13th, 2016
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KCEU holds anti-India demo in Brussels

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Brussels: The Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU) held a protest demonstration in front of the Indian Embassy in Brussels to commemorate the martyrdom anniversaries of two prominent martyred Kashmiri liberation leaders, Mohammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammad Afzal Guru.

A large number of Kashmiris and their sympathizers attended the demonstration.Denouncing the hanging of Maqbool Butt and Afzal Guru by India without following proper judicial procedure and burying them in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail, the demonstrators demanded handing over of the mortal remains of the two leaders to their families for proper burial.

The KCEU Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, addressing the protesters said that India had acted inhumanely by holding the bodies of the martyred leaders in jail, reported.

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe the martyrdom anniversaries of Mohammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammad Afzal Guru, every year.

Maqbool Butt was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail on 11th February in 1984 while Afzal Guru was sent to gallows in the same prison on February 9, 2013. Indian authorities had buried both the leaders in the premises of the jail and did not hand over their bodies to their families.d.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(s);