A massive rally has been organized by the Jammu and Kashmir National Students Federation in Jandali area of PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) to demand freedom from Pakistan. Local leader Liyaqat Khan said, “Pakistan sends terrorists here to ruin this peaceful place”. The Pakistani forces have been accused of committing human rights violations and inflicting atrocities on the people of PoK. In a video shared by ANI, the protestors are seen raising pro-freedom slogans and raising banners to demand freedom from Pakistan. This is not the first time that demands of freedom from Pakistan have been raised from the troubled region. In the past as well, anti-Pakistan protests have taken place across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
PoK houses close to 55 active terrorist camps and approx 160-170 terrorists are active in the Kashmir valley as per official reports released in May this year. ISI carries out extensive surveillance operations on the press and pro independence groups this area. People are arrested and disappeared if they refuse to join or try to leave the forces engaged in the “Jihad” inside Jammu and Kashmir or don’t provide information to the intelligence agencies about the movements of people across the LoC.