Hurriyat (G) protests against ‘human rights violations’ in Kashmir


Hurriyat (G) Conference on Friday organized a protest march at Hyderpora Srinagar against the “gross human rights violation committed by the government forces in length and breadth of the state”.

The spokesman said that protestors displayed the placards and banners to highlight their demands to safeguard their political and civil rights with reference to the movement for the right to self-determination.

Protest by Hurriyat leaders and activists in Srinagar on November 9, 2018.

Senior members of Majlis Shoora and other representatives who participated in the protest march include Molvi Bashir Irfani, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Bilal Siddiqui, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Khawaja Firdous, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Hamid Ilahi, Bashir Ahmad Indrabi, Maqbool Maghami, Arshad Aziz and Mubashir Iqbal in addition to hundreds of youth and other activists.

Meanwhile, strongly condemning the murder of Jamiat-e-Ulmaie Islam president Maulana Sami-ul-Haq in Pakistan, Geelani said that difference of opinion is a good sign of any healthy society and it should always be constructive and purposeful.

While reiterating his stand he said that any society especially Muslim can in no way afford to be consumed by those inhuman acts. He further said that Moulana was a tall politico-religious scholar having a sound contribution in the educational and political spheres of Pakistan and his death in such a manner is very painful and sad.

Condoling the death of a veteran politician of Pakistan administered Kashmir Khalid Ibrahim, Geelani said that late Khalid Ibrahim was a brave and honest politician who always stood by his principles and never compromised on them.

Hurriyat in a statement also condemned the continuous house raids and arrests of youth in length and breadth of Jammu and Kashmir and “physical torture” by police and Para-military forces.


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