SRINAGAR A large number of activists associated with the Joint Resistance leadership (JRL) Friday protested in Srinagar against the detention of larger number of separatists.
The protest rally was taken out at Aabi Guzar in Srinagar to demanding release of all Kashmiri detainees. The demonstration was attended by a large number of Hurriyat leaders and activists ad they raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The JRL started its march from the Abi Guzar mosque here and marched on the main road to express their anger. The JRL expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of the Kashmiri prisoners in different jails, particularly those lodged in Delhis Tihar Jail. In a statement it said that despite being political prisoners they were denied every right guaranteed in the jail manual. The revengeful attitude of the rulers in Delhi has crossed every limit of heartlessness and sensitivity and they were wilfully prolonging the detention of the Kashmiri prisoners through judicial victimization, the JRL said.
It added that the Hurriyat leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Aasiya Andrabi, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmed, Zahoor Ahmad Watali, Fahmeeda Sofi and Naheeda Nasreen continued to bear the brunt of this victimization for more than a year.
The JRL has appealed to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and International Committee of Red Cross to take cognizance of the inhuman treatment meted out to the Kashmiri inmates.
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