Hurriyat (G) demands immediate release of pro-freedom leaders, activists


Srinagar:  Hurriyat Conference (G) demanded immediate release of pro-freedom leaders & activists and said that hundreds of innocent youth detained under frivolous cases are languishing in jails and police stations across the valley and most of them are detained under infamous Public Safety Act.

In a statement issued to KNS, Hurriyat (G) while referring to continuous detention of Muslim League leader, Ab Ahad Para, said that his PSA was quashed, however instead of releasing him, was lodged in police station Qalam Chakla.

Hurriyat (G) said that its THK leader Mushtaq Ahmad Hura although bailed out by court, continuous to be under detention. Hurriyat (G) expressed deep concern about the deteriorating condition of its activists. Statement stated that Ab Ahad Para is facing multiple health issues and neither he is being provided with specific treatment nor released. They were arrested during people’s uprising in 2016, shifted to Kotbhalwal jail and despite court orders for their release, were rearrested.

In an appeal to ICRC, Amnesty International and international organization for human rights, HurriyatConference impressed to take their cognizance and use influence for immediate release of all detainees.

Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the sister in law of Conveyer Hurriyat Conference & Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader (PAK), GH Mohammad Safi.

Syed Ali Geelani expressed deep sorrow and prayed for heavenly abode of the deceased and strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss. Meanwhile on his directions a deputation visited bereaved family of Gh Mustafa Wani and extended his condolence. 

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