JRL voices concern over plight of Kashmiri prisoners

JRL voices concern over plight of Kashmiri prisoners

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday voiced concern over the plight of Kashmiri political prisoners and alleged that they are being denied basic amenities.
In a statement, JRL comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik also condemned what they termed as “inhuman” treatment meted out to the incarcerated pro-freedom leadership and the young activists lodged in and outside the state jails.
The leaders criticised the frequent shifts of political detainees from one jail to another and said it is aimed to aggravate the ordeal to the detainees.
They also expressed concern over the “vulnerability” of the lives of all the political prisoners and warned of grave consequences if anything untoward happens to their lives.
The JRL praised the steadfastness and patience of all the incarcerated prisoners including Mohammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Masarat Aalam Bhat, Dr. G. M. Bhat, Dr. Mohammad Shafi Shariyati, Dr. Mohammad Qasim Faktoo, Asiya Indrabi, Fehmeeda Sofi, Nahida Nasreen, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Raja Mehraj-ud-din Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Shahi-ul-Islam, Fraooq Ahmad Dar, Zahoor Ahmad Watali, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad, Mohammad Yousuf Falahi, Mohammad Yousuf Mir, Abdul Ahad Parra, Abdul Gani Bhat, Dr. Hameed Fayaaz, Sheikh Mohammad Ramzan, Mushtaq Ahmad Veeri, Abdullah Nasir, Gh. Qadir Bhat, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, Mohammad Ayoub Dar, Tariq Ahmad, Muzfar Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Hussain, Pir Mohammad Ashraf, Mushtaq Ahmad Hura, Yasin Ahmad Hura, Samiullah, Asadullah Parray, Hakeem Showkat, Mehraj-ud-Nanda, Basharat Bazaz, Tariq Ahmad Pandith, Mohammad Hussain, Hilal Ahmad Beigh, Noor Mohammad Kalwal, Advocate Zahid Ali, Istiyaq Ahmad Wani, Dr. Mohammad Saleem, Moulana Sarjan Barkati, Abdul Hai, Asif Sultan, Abdul Rashid Shigan and others.
They urged the human rights bodies to take cognisance of the plight of Kashmiri prisoners.