JKLF protests against Pulwama killings in Islamabad
Malik concerned over deteriorating health of inmates
Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday expressed anguish over the ‘deteriorating health condition’ of incarcerated Kashmiris.
Malik in a statement issued here said the health condition of JKLF leaders including Siraj Ud din Mir, Abdul Rashid Magloo and Ghulam Nabi Kashmiri who are languishing at Kot-Balwal Jail under PSA are deteriorating.
JKLF chief also condemned the prolonging incarceration of JKLF leaders including Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, Zahoor Ahmad Butt and Assadullah Sheikh of Kulgam whose father died recently and was deprived to offer even funeral prayers to his father.
He also strongly condemned the shifting of political prisoners from jails of Jammu Kashmir to various outside state jails. Malik said that “such is the callousness of rulers and their authorities that peaceful political activists like Umar Adil Dar have been slapped with PSA and shifted to jails of Haryana in India.”
Malik also condemned the prolonging of incarceration of many Kashmiri inmates.
Meanwhile, a JKLF spokesman said amalgam organized a protest sit-in outside press Islamabad (Pakistan), against what he termed as ongoing state-terrorism against the people of Kashmir by forces.
Apart from the large number of students, the leadership of Azad Kashmir and Hurriyat Conference also participated in the protest.
Speakers appealed international community to rise from its deep slumber and intervene to save the innocent human lives in Kashmir.
They also condemned the arrest of JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik under attempt to murder charges and termed it as ‘disgusting’.
Meanwhile, Malik expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of father of senior trade union leader Farooq Ahmad Dar Maisuma and at the demise of the mother of JKLF activist Dilawar Ahmad of Maisuma.
On JKLF chairman’s directions, delegation visited the bereaved families and expressed solidarity with them.
The delegations comprised of Secretary General JKLF engineer Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidhi, Zonal senior vice chairman Muhammad Yasin Butt, Muhammad Zaman Mir, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Javed Ahmad Butt and others.
JKLF also prayed for the heavenly abode of both the deceased and also for Sabr-I-Jamil of their bereaved families.