YFK- launches a social media campaign to remember the sacrificies of 13th July 1931

Islamabad: YFK-International Kashmir Lobby Group launches a social media campaign to remember 22 Kashmiri men who died in one of the most unique stories of courage and sacrifice.

We tell the details of this story under the hashtag #Martyrs1931 on social media. So type the hashtag online and see the background of this day, marked by Kashmiris as Kashmir Martyrs Day. The story shows how Kashmiris are indeed among the world’s most fearless peoples.

If you join us in this campaign on Twitter and Facebook, please use #Martyrs1931 in your post. You can also contribute by searching for links of articles on this incident and sharing them with the hashtag. Do ensure that you share credible and informative material from credible sources.

The aim of this campaign is to remember those who died, to show Kashmiris that the world cares about them, and generally support the implementation of UN resolutions, the Geneva Conventions, and the international humanitarian law in Kashmir.

The cover picture of this campaign is the original photograph of the combined funeral ritual for the 22 men. This is Srinagar in 1931.

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