Ahead of the Badami Bagh cantonment Chalo mach, Police on Monday did not allow Hurriyat (G) Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani to come out of his residence as they had sealed the main gate of his residence from outside.
The Hurriyat spokesman said that police also arrested many Hurriyat leaders including Bilal Sidiqui, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Mohammad Yaseen Aataie, Mohammad Ashraf Laya, Syed Imtiyaz Haider and other and put them under house and police detentions.
Strongly condemning these “undemocratic actions” of police, Hurriyat chairman in a statement said that we had planned to peacefully march towards Badami Bagh and ask the army officers not to kill us in small groups and in phases, as it will take you a long time. You have been “massacring” us daily, blinding us regularly, molesting our women folk repeatedly and bulldozing our property in every nook and corner, so we want to make your job easy by presenting ourselves en masse to quench your thirst.
Hurriyat chairman expressing profound grief and shock on the carnage of Pulwama where dozens of innocents have been killed said that their grief-stricken sobs and innocent cries did not get any response from stone hearted rulers.
Terming the Pulwama carnage just an addition to the hundreds of massacres like Gawkadal, Alamgari Bazar, Handwara, Zakoora, Kupwara, Hawal, Khanyar, Sopore, Baramulla, Lalchowk, Tangpora, Kashtwar, Chatisinghpora, Brakpora, Wandhama, Mehjoor Nagar, Nadi Marg, Hurriyat
Hailing the Pakistan premier’s statement, that the issue of gross human rights violations in Kashmir will be taken up in UN Security Council, Hurriyat chairman said that Pakistan, being a prime partner of the dispute, need to do much more than statements as the killings seem to have no end.
He appealed Pakistan to have vigorous consultations with like-minded, friendly and Muslim nations to convene an urgent meeting of OIC and put a check on this carnage and bloodbath on daily basis.