JRL holds seminar on political prisoners

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Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday held a seminar in Srinagar titled ‘prisoners of conscience’.

Leaders and activists of both the faction of Hurriyat conference and JKLF participated in the seminar including JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai.

The speakers highlighted the plight of the prisoners in different jails in J&K and outside.

According to sources in the resistance camp, hundreds of leaders and activists are languishing in different jails including Tihar.

The prisoners include, Masarat Alam, Shabir Shah, Altaf Shah, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saif ullah, Dr Qasim Faktoo, Syeda Asiya Andrabi, Dr Shafi Shariati, Ghulam Qadir, Shahid ul Islam, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Mairj ul din Kalwal, Nayeem Khan, Khan Sopori, Shahid Yousuf and others.

Photographs of prisoners were exhibited during the seminar to express solidarity with them.