Srinagar: Condemning the continuous house detention and curbs on religious activities of APHC (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a spokesman termed it as the frustration of ruling regime which is bent upon to restrict and curb the peaceful activities of resistance leadership.
In a statement the spokesman said that the rulers, in order to carry out the process of sham elections has put the whole population of Kashmir on the mercy of government forces and is not allowing the resistance leadership to put forward their views before the people. The spokesman condemned the arrest of senior Hurriyat leader Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and house detention of media advisor Shahidul Islam and termed it completely undemocratic.
Meanwhile the Convener of the Azad Kashmir chapter of APHC, Faiz Naqashbandi led a delegation of Hurriyat leaders including Shamima Shawl and Amjad Yousuf to attend the 34th session of UNHRC held in Geneva.
The delegates held meetings with various officials of the UN and representatives of other international organization during which they apprised them about the various facets of vexed Kashmir dispute including the ongoing political and human rights situation in Kashmir.
The notable UN officials who met the hurriyat delegates include UN special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, Maina Kiai, Special rapporteur on minority issues, Ritika Izak-ndiaye, Special representative of the of the secretary-general for children and armed conflict Leila Zerroughi and other representatives of the international body.