Hailing the sacrifices rendered by political prisoners lodged in the state and outside jails, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday said that we as nation are pursuing a rightful mission of freedom and our resistance movement is based on principles and supported by strong historical evidences.
Referring to ‘atrocities and brutalities’ inflicted by Indian authorities, Geelani according to the statement issued here said, “We as a nation are striving for right to self-determination as guaranteed by global community. Instead of heeding to our genuine demand the Indian authorities are caging the leadership, activists and strangulating our genuine voices.”
Geelani applauded the commitment and dedication of pro-freedom prisoners languishing in different jails including Shabir Ahmed Shah, Masarat Alam Bhat, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, Dr Mohammad Shafi Shariati, Dr. Muhammad Qasim Faktoo, Ghulam Qadir Bhat, Dr. Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Pir Saif Ullah, Ayaz Akbar, Maulana Sarjan Barkati, Raja Meraj-u-Din Kalwal ,Shahid ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Amir Hamza Shah, Mohammad Yousuf Falahi, Mir Hafeez Ullah, Ab Gani Bhat, Raies Ahmad Mir, Mohammad Yousuf Lone, Mohammad Rafiq Ganai, Abdul Ahad Para, Hakim Showkat, Mohammad Ramzan, Haji Mohammad Rustam Bhat, Shakeel Ahmad Yatoo, Mohammad Shaban Wani, Mohammad Shaban Khan, Mufti Abdul Ahad, Javed Ahmed Flay, Nasir Abdullah, Mohammad Amin, Ahangar, Nazir Ahmed Mantoo, Bashir Ahmad Wani, Abdul Majeed Lone, Ghulam Hassan Shah, Abdul Hameed Peer, Ali Mohd Dar. Meraj Naikoo, Ghulam Mohammad Tantrey, Manzoor Ahmed Kalo, Mohammad Ashraf Malik, Salman Yousuf, Bashir Ahmad Sofi, Farooq Ahmed Najar, Tanveer Ahmed Peer, Ali Muhammad Dar, Mushtaq Ahmed Khandey, Aijaz Ahmed Bahroo, Bashir Ahmad Saleh, Nisar Ahmad Najar, Danish Mushtaq, Latif Ahmed Dar, Hussain Wagey, Mohammad Amin Parey, Mohammad Shaban Dar, Hilal Ahmad Pala, Abdul Aziz Ganai and said, that they are icons and assets for ongoing freedom movement in occupied state.
Geelani expressed his serious concern about mysterious killing of youth, Muzafar Ahmad Parey and said that life and dignity of every civilian is at stake.
“We strongly condemn these killings,” Geelani.
He also extended his condolences with grieved family, saying that “we stand with them in this hour of grief.”
Meanwhile, Geelani expressed his deep sorrow over the death of seven members of a family and prayed for forbearance to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss and eternal peace to the departed souls.