Slap­ping of dra­co­nian PSA on TeH lead­ers con­demned

Pakistan Observer - - KASHMIR -

IS­LAM­ABAD—The All Par­ties Hur­riyat Con­fer­ence (APHC) has con­demned the slap­ping of dra­co­nian Pub­lic TeH Safety Act (PSA) on Tehreek-e-Hur­riyat Jammu and Kash­mir lead­ers, Ameer Hamza Shah and Nasir Ab­dull.

The APHC spokesman, Ayaz Akbar in a state­ment is­sued in Held Sri­na­gar said that the au­thor­i­ties had started a fresh ar­rest spree in the ter­ri­tory to sup­press the on­go­ing lib­er­a­tion move­ment in the ter­ri­tory but would never suc­ceed in their ne­far­i­ous de­signs, KMS re­ported.

The spokesman also in strong­est words de­nounced the con­tin­ued il­le­gal de­ten­tion of Masar­rat Aalam Butt, Ha­keem Showkat, Asadul­lah Par­ray, Mer­a­jud­din Nanda, Zubair Ahmed Tur­ray, Muham­mad Yousuf Lone and other lead­ers and de­manded their im­me­di­ate re­lease.

He ap­pealed to the United Na­tions and the in­ter­na­tional hu­man rights or­ga­ni­as­tions to take no­tice of the rights vi­o­la­tions in the ter­ri­tory and urge In­dia to re­lease all il­le­gally de­tained Hur­riyat leader and ac­tivists lan­guish­ing in dif­fer­ent jails of In­dia and the ter­ri­tory.

Mean­while, the Tehreek-e-Hur­riyat Jammu and Kash­mir in a state­ment is­sued in Sri­na­gar ex­pressed con­cern over the slap­ping of dra­co­nian PSA and con­tin­ued il­le­gal de­ten­tion of Hur­riyat lead­ers and de­manded their un­con­di­tional re­lease.

On the other hand, the APHC will hold a sem­i­nar on May 12 (Thurs­day) at 10:00am at its Hy­der­pora of­fice in Sri­na­gar where the speak­ers will ex­press views on “Pre­vail­ing sit­u­a­tion and our re­spon­si­bil­i­ties”.

The APHC Chair­man, Syed Ali Gi­lani, af­ter a long time, will him­self pre­side over the sem­i­nar.

A del­e­ga­tion of Tehreek-e-Hur­riyat Jammu and Kash­mir led by Mer­a­jd­din and com­prised Umar Adil Dar, Rameez Raja, Khalid-ul-Is­lam and Ghazi Javed Baba vis­ited Noor­bash in Sri­na­gar and ex­pressed sol­i­dar­ity with the peo­ple whose houses were dam­aged in a fire in­ci­dent.

The del­e­ga­tion also dis­trib­uted re­lief items among the af­fectees.—APP

J&K RTI Move­ment on Thurs­day or­ga­nized a sig­na­ture cam­paign in Sri­na­gar to de­mand re­peal of Armed Forces Spe­cial Pow­ers Act from Jammu and Kash­mir.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Pakistan

© PressReader. All rights reserved.