Srinagar, April 18: APHC strongly condemned the brutal use of forces on the students including girls and children at Srinagar, Islamabad, Tral, Pulwama, Sopore, Baramulla Ganderbal and elsewhere both inside and outside the premises of their educational institutions in which dozens of students were grievously injured.
Tear gas shells, Pava shells and baton charge was carried out against students protesting the heinous crime against little Asifa of Kathua. Aphc said using force against students protesting the crime instead of providing them space and opportunity to express their feelings and put up their demands as is normal elsewhere is extremely unfortunate and reflects the vengeful mindset of the authorities.
Senior APHC leader Mukhtar Ahmed Waza visited the district hospital Islamabad to inquire about the injured children. Waza strongly condemned the brute use of force by the police and paramilitary forces.
Meanwhile, APHC today paid rich tributes to slain freedom fighter S Hameed on his 20th martyrdom anniversary stating that he was a man of conviction and principles who courageously stood against the forcible control on Kashmir throughout his life. He said that Hameed’s contribution towards Kashmir’s freedom struggle will always be remembered and appreciated.A delegation of APHC also visited the martyr’s graveyard Eidgah and offered special Fatiah prayers in favour of Shaheed Hameed.