Geelani seeks release of detainees before Eid-ul-Fitr

Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Monday demanded “immediate release” of all detainees before the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr festival.

Terming the approach of authorities in Jammu and Kashmir as sheer extremism, Geelani said that infamous PSA is being repeatedly slapped on political activists

urriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Monday demanded “immediate release” of all detainees before the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr festival.

Terming the approach of authorities in Jammu and Kashmir as sheer extremism, Geelani said that infamous PSA is being repeatedly slapped on political activists

Referring to continuous detention of Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, Masarat Aalam Bhat and others, Geelani said that these prisoners were languishing in different jails.

“During people’s uprising in 2016, more than twenty thousand pro-freedom people and activists were arrested and more than five hundred are still detained either in interrogation centers or in different jails, a statement issued here quoted Geelani as saying.

Hurriyat Conference (G) has sought the intervention of ICRC, Amnesty International and international organizations for human rights for immediate release of all detainees

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