APDP Releases Annual Calendar At Pratap Park

SRINAGAR — Association of Par­ents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) released it’s annual calendar on Tuesday at Partap Park, Srinagar. The calendar features the story of one disap­peared person along with his photograph for each month.

“Through this calendar, we are pledging to keep the memo­ry of our loved ones alive. It doc­uments the pain and struggle of the victims of enforced disap­pearances in Kashmir,” Parvee­na Ahangar, chairman of APDP said. The calendar portrays the cases of 12 Kashmiris who dis­appeared in custody since 1989. The twelve include a student, a tailor, a farmer and others.

“We started releasing an an­nual calendar four years back in 2016. This is one of the ways to keep the names of our dis­appeared loved ones alive,” she further said.

According to human rights groups, more than 8000 Kash­mir is have been subjected to enforced disappearances in Kashmir. The families of the victims have been relentlessly seeking their whereabouts un­der the banner of APDP.

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