Stop shifting political prisoners to outside jails: Hurriyat (G)
Stages protest post Friday prayers at Hyderpora
Srinagar: Following the culmination of Friday prayers, the Hurriyat (G) leaders and activists on Friday staged a protest at Hyderpora here against human rights violations, use of lethal weapons and shifting of political prisoners to outside jails.
According to a statement issued here, the amalgam spokesman said, “India claims to have the brave and disciplined Army of the world, but in reality they are so cowards and timed that they shower bullets and pellets to the un-armed people especially kids. They try test their muscles and arsenal on the peaceful protestors who are just demanding their basic and fundamental right, right to self-determination as promised by their own leaders.”
Voicing serious concern over the shifting the prisoners outside valley, leaders demanded immediate halt on such arbitrary measures perpetrated by administration, appealing world human rights organization for their cognizance and impressed to raise their voice and come to the rescue of subjugated people in Kashmir.
Addressing protestors and people, the leaders said that “the growing Indian aggression against unarmed and peaceful people in state has touched the alarming line and turned this beautiful place into a ‘battle field’. Under well thought out plan, the authorities and their forces are carrying genocide.”
Hurriyat (G) leaders condemned the prolonged detention of political prisoners and called it as ‘an extreme vandalism and coercion’, which presents a martial law like situation.
Demanding immediate release of all political prisoners including leaders lodged outside the state, Hurriyat (G) leaders said that “by pushing people to wall India will achieve nothing, they should face the political leaders and workers on political turf.” Lamenting Delhi for their rhetoric about democracy and freedom of speech, the leaders said that “their tall claims about freedom of expression and democracy stand exposed as they didn’t dare to face pro-freedom leadership and resorted to vandalism, arresting leadership, imposing restrictions, bullying and denying political space to leadership.”
They appealed Amnesty International, Asia Watch, and other international organization for human rights to break silence and take cognizance of the plight of suppressed and oppressed people in state of Jammu and Kashmir and urged to fulfill their obligations in accordance with human rights specified for world community.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has condoled the demise of mother of Chief Editor of Daily Reader Haji Hayat and elder brother of prominent columnist and renowned charted accountant Ab. Majeed Zargar. Hurriyat chairman said that we share the grief with bereaved family and pray for eternal peace of deceased and courage for the family to bear this painful loss.