Srinagar, Aug 09: Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Gurez and Rafiabad encounters in addition to all the martyrs of the preceding week, reiterated his stand that people of Jammu and Kashmir as a peace loving nation are in dire need of peace and tranquility. Expressing his deep regret that it is the stubbornness of India and its arrogance of military might which serves as a deterrent and main obstacle in peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue. Quoting the divine law of humanity, the Hurriyat Chairman said that to kill any innocent human being is tantamount to kill the whole humanity.
Terming the sacred sacrifices given by our youth as highly valuable, the pro-freedom leader said that the nation is indebted to such sacrifices and we take pledge to carry our legitimate movement for right to self-determination to its logical conclusion.
Syed Ali Geelani urged the UN Secretary General to help resolve Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani in a fervent appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Commission to take cognizance of the plight of detenues ledged in Udhampur District jail. Hurriyat chairman condemned the harsh and inhuman attitude of the jail authorities meted out to the inmates and inflicting 3rd degree methods of torture to the deteunes.
Parents and relatives of the inmates are narrating woeful stories of physical torture and all other oppressive methods of intimidation. Hurriyat leader sought help of Amnesty International and International Red Cross to probe the plight of prisoners and deteunes lodged in District Jail Udhampur.