APDP protests against ‘enforced disappearances’ in Srinagar

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Srinagar

The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Press Colony Srinagar demanding justice and information about their disappeared family members.

Scores of the protestors assembled at press colony holding banners and placards and demanded to trace out their kith and kin who were subjected to enforced disappearances since 1989 in Kashmir.

photo by Mukhtar Zahoor

The family members of disappeared youth, mostly females during their silent-sit in at Press Colony Srinagar castigated the successive governments for being biased towards their pain and agony.

Wearing white headbands with names of disappeared people and slogans like “stop disappearances.” the protestors proposed sit-in program to draw the attention of the government and the media to seek information about their loved ones, who have vanished, presumed dead or imprisoned without trial or any record.

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