Geelani calls for peaceful protests today in solidarity with political prisoners

Geelani calls for peaceful protests today in solidarity with political prisoners

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for peaceful protests across Kashmir, Chenab Valley and PaK after Friday prayers to show solidarity with the political prisoners.
In a statement, he said: Plight of political prisoners in and outside Jammu and Kashmiris is disturbing and painful not only for their families but for the whole Kashmir particularly the pro-freedom people.
Hurriyat chairman said that one fails to understand how the world community affords to give a free hand to New Delhi to snatch every right from the people.
“New Delhi is so scared of pro-freedom leaders and activists and leaves no stone unturned to keep them behind bars on fictitious and false charges,” he alleged.
He lauded the unwavering commitment and courage of the incarcerated leaders 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, 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 and Abdul Rashid Shigan and others.
“The world bodies particularly those working for human and prisoners’ rights should take note of these gross violations and ensure safe and early release of these prisoners,” he said.
He said that our khateebs and religious scholars should apprise the people about the prevailing situation here and guide them to achieve their collective goal.