Jihad in held Kashmir to continue: MJC
3 June 2002
The News International
Muzaffarabad: As international pressure mounts to prevent nuclear war between India and Pakistan, the Muttahida Jihad Council (MJC) has vowed to continue its struggle against Indian occupation forces in held Kashmir ''until the last drop of blood.'' In a press statement, Syed Salahuddin, head of the United Jihad Council, blamed the Kashmir crisis on ''the intransigence and obduracy of the Indian government'' and the ''ineffectiveness'' of the United Nations in allowing Kashmiris to decide their own future. ''All routes to avoid nuclear holocaust pass through Kashmir,'' said Salahuddin. ''Our struggle will continue until the last drop of our blood to attain freedom from Indian occupation.''