Immediate release of Hurriyet leaders demanded
16 October, 2012
SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has demanded immediate release of Hurriyet leaders and activists including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Mushtaq-ul-Islam and Muhammad Yousuf Falahi.
Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said that the continued incarceration of liberation leaders was against the international law and recognised norms of justice.
Earlier, the veteran leader paid glowing tributes to prominent liberation activist, Sheikh Abdur Rasheed alias Ibraheem, who breathed his last in Srinagar on Sunday.
APHC leaders Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Zafar Akbar Butt visited the residence of Sheikh Abdur Rasheed and offered their condolences with the bereaved family.
Another senior APHC leader, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi addressing party activists at Wahpura in Beerwah urged India to stop arrests and harassment of Kashmiri youth.
APHC leaders, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a party function in Srinagar over telephone from Islamabad town and Ghulam Ahmed Mir interacting with notables in Surankote said that Kashmir was an internationally recognised dispute, which needed to be resolved as per the relevant resolutions of the United Nations.
A team led by advocate Ajaz Bedar constituted by the High Court Bar Association of occupied Kashmir visited the Central jail Udhampur to apprise itself of inhuman treatment meted out to the illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists. A press note issued by the Bar said that the inmates were not allowed to perform their religious rites.
Indian police arrested several government employees including their leaders to foil their march towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar, today
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference-AJK Chapter held a meeting in Islamabad to mark the 19th anniversary of the burning of Islamic library at Hazratbal in Srinagar during a siege and shrine operation by Indian troops in 1993. The meeting was presided over by the Convener, Mehmood Ahmad Sagar.