War against terrorism aimed at defaming image of Ummah
27 December 2002
News Network International
MUZAFFARABAD: Amir Jamat-e-Islami, Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter, Sardar Ijaz Afzal Khan has called upon the Muslim states to formulate joint strategy to counter anti-Muslims campaign under the cover of global war against terrorism. In an interview, he said that the US and Western countries have imposed war on Muslims under the cover of war against terrorism. He He added that it was high time that the Muslim Ummah should forge unity to counter nefarious designs of enemies. Sardar Ijaz Khan was of the view that today the world was facing threats of terrorism due injustices and United States and other Western countries campaign against Islamic movements in a bid to dub them terrorist organizations. He added that the global war against terrorism was aimed at defaming the image of Muslim Ummah. To a question, he said that despite atrocities by the Indian security forces the valiant people of Kashmir were determined and would continue their struggle for liberation of their motherland. He said that the Muslim states were aware of massive human rights violations and brutalities of the Indian occupied forces towards innocent people of Kashmir. He vowed that the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan would not let their Kashmiri alone at this critical juncture and would continue their moral, political and diplomatic support till achievement of goal. He criticised the Indian regime for terming the freedom fighters as terrorists, saying that the people of Kashmir were not terrorists, they were fighting for just their right of self- determination. He added that the liberation movement of Kashmir was in accordance with the international rights of freedom, principles and laws. The Amir Jamat-e-Islami also called upon the world community to take notice of massive human rights violations put pressure on India for resolving the core issue of Kashmir in accordance with wishes of people of Kashmir.