Parents of disappeared persons stage protest to seek whereabouts

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By Fast Kashmir on 28/04/2018.

Parents of disappeared persons stage protest to seek whereabouts

SRINAGAR, APR 28: The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Press Colony Srinagar demanding justice and whereabouts of their disappeared family members.

Scores of the protestors assembled at press colony holding banners and placards and demanded to trace out their kith and kin who were subjected to enforced disappearances since 1989 in Kashmir.

Wearing white headbands with names of disappeared people and slogans like “stop disappearances.” the protestors proposed sit-in program to draw the attention of the government and the media to seek information about their loved ones, who have vanished, presumed dead or imprisoned without trial or any record.

The family members of disappeared youth, mostly females castigated the successive governments for being biased towards their pain and agony. (PTK)