J&K HC Bar Association condemns unarmed civilian killings, supports JRL shutdown call

J&K HC Bar Association condemns unarmed civilian killings, supports JRL shutdown call

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Srinagar on Thursday condemned the killing of an unarmed civilian and injuring of another at the hands of government forces in Delipora Pulwama.

The Bar Association said in a statement that it supports the strike call given by JRL on Friday, May 17, against the recent killings.

The members in a meeting requested the International Community and other Human Rights Organizations of the world to take notice of “barbaric events” and human rights violations in Kashmir.

In a statement Bar also expressed grief over the demise of Arshid Hussain Dar of Mirgund Pattan, who had sustained pellet injuries on Monday, when he alongwith other civilians was protesting against the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl of Sumbal.