KL NEWS NETWORK
Condemning the continuous “imprisonment” of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Nayeem Ahmad Khan and dozens of other activists, chairperson Hurriyat Conference (g) Syed Ali Geelani has termed the “illegal detention” of the separatist leadership as worst kind of “state terrorism”, a statement issued by the amalgam here read.
Geelani also expressed concern over the re-arrest and use of “brutal force” against the JKLF chairperson Muhammad Yasin Malik and arrest of Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar from their respective homes and said that the government is doing such things out of “frustration”.
“We were peacefully protesting against the evil designs of India of setting up of Sainik and Pandit colonies and the new industrial policy but the government by exhibiting the worst kind of state terrorism and by imprisoning the pro-freedom leaders and activists in jails and houses has proved that they have surrendered before the RSS and they will do whatever their masters will command them to do.”
The octogenarian leader said that we have to be united in fight against these “wicked” policies of the “communal forces” and for this we have to prepare ourselves on every front and if we fail to do so then the Kashmiri nation will lose their everything and they will become strangers in their own land. The Hurriyat patriarch also condemned the “inhuman and insulting treatment” and the use of “abusive language” with the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat senior leader Moulana Hafiz Bashir Ahmad Farooqi and Master Ali Mohammad Hajan by the DSP Sumbal and termed it as very sorrowful.
Geelani termed the behavior of the police against the separatist leaders as intolerable and demanded impartial investigation in today’s conduct of the police.