Slapping of draconian PSA on TeH leaders condemned
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
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