HR bodies urged to take notice of detainees’ plight in IOK
Srinagar, March 29, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has appealed to the world human rights organizations including the Amnesty International and International Committee of Red Cross to take cognizance of the miserable plight of the illegally detained Kashmiris.
The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that dozens of Kashmiri political prisoners like Masarrat Aalam Butt, Amir Hamza, Mir Hafeezulla, Merajuddin Rabbani, Muhammad Amin Parrey, Showkat Ahmed Hakeem, Merajuddin Nanda and Assadullah Parrey had been kept behind the bars and were being subjected to the political vengeance. It condemned the continued incarceration of Hurriyet activist, Abdullah Nasir, a resident of Palhallan area of Baramulla, despite court orders for his release.
The APHC demanded immediate release of all the Kashmiris languishing in different jails. Meanwhile, Hurriyet leaders, Muhammad Azam Inqilabi and Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui, in their separate statements paid glowing tributes to prominent liberation leader, Ishfaq Majeed Wani, on the eve of his martyrdom anniversary. Ashfaq Majeed Wani was martyred by Indian troops in Hawal area of Srinagar on 30th March in 1990.
The residents of Batamaloo area of Srinagar staged a demonstration, today, against the implementation of the so-called Food Security Act by India in the territory. Vehicular movement in the area remained suspended due to the protest. Under the Act quantum of the supply of food items particularly rice to the Kashmir Valley has been reduced considerably.
Hurriyet leaders, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash and Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, in their statements in Srinagar expressed solidarity with the people and Government of Pakistan over the loss of precious lives in the terrorist attack in Lahore.
In Brussels, the Chairman of Kashmir Council European Union, Ali Raza Syed, in an interview, today, said that the Council would organize a demonstration and a one-day camp, tomorrow, on Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s arrival in the Belgian capital and EU headquarters.
He said that the protest is aimed at highlighting the Indian brutalities against the innocent people of occupied Kashmir. He demanded that the European Union should link its free trade agreement with New Delhi with an end to human rights violations by Indian troops in the occupied territory.
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