Expresses concern about HR violations in Kashmir
Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani convened a meeting of its executive committee (Majlis Shoora) on Monday at its Peerbagh, Hyderpora office here, the party said.
According to a statement, a spokesperson said that the meeting was presided over by the Hurriyat general secretary, Gh. Nabi Sumji. “Various issues were discussed in the meeting including the prevailing most critical situation of the state. The meeting expressed its grave concern over the arrogant attitude adopted by the forces and legal institutions which have been instrumental for the prevailing volatile situation in the state,” he said.
“People are being intimidated, abused and humiliated on the one hand and their patience is put to an acid test by the legal institutions, day in and day out by displaying the venomous sward in the shape of proposed abrogation of article 35-A and 370,” he said, quoting the members.
The meeting reiterated its unwavering commitment to extend its full support to JRL program against any attempt to change the state subject law and demography, he said and added they made a fervent appeal to the people to observe complete civil curfew on August 30 and 31.
The statement said that the meeting condemned the high magnitude of human rights in the state and termed the onslaught on civil liberty of people as a “heinous war crime”. The meeting appealed the UN to take cognisance of the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The amalgam said that the meeting expressed its anguish on the continuous house arrest of Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani.
The spokesperson said that the members condemned the “illegal and illogical” arrest of Feroz Ahmad Khan of Muslim league, a constituent unit of the amalgam, and said that Khan is a well-known political leader of resistance movement. “His grounds of detention are not disclosed yet and his family members were not informed about his arrest,” he said quoting the members.
The meeting was attended by Bilal Ahmad Sidiqui, Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani, Peer Abdul Rashid, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Zamrooda Habib, Bashir Ahmad Indrabi, Nisar Hussain Rather, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Hakeem Abdul Rashid, Gh. Mohammad Nagoo, Khawaja Firdous Ahmad Wani, Abdul Hameed Ilahi and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar.