In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed today to mark the International Human Rights Day as Black Day.

Its aim is to draw attention of the world towards the gross human rights violations being committed by Indian troops in the occupied territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

In a statement issued in Srinagar, the leadership said occupied Kashmir is the most militarized zone of the world where all rights of the people including right to life have been snatched by Indian troops.

The leaders appealed to international human rights organizations to take cognizance of the grim human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and impress upon India to stop its state terrorism in the territory.