Srinagar, Dec 06: Expressing serious concern over the massive crackdown on pro freedom leaders and activists and trade body representatives across Kashmir Valley the APHC spokesman said even holding peaceful candle light vigil and sitins has become an eye sore for the rulers as those taking part in human rights week (december 3 to December 9) are arrested and lodged in jails as well as political workers and activists are being harassed as raids by the police are increasing day by day The spokesman said govt action of disallowing peaceful protests by using military might deserves highest form of condemnation.
The spokesman said that government forces are scuttling every single program of the resistance camp and trade bodies aimed at highlighting the grave human rights scenario in Kashmir.
The spokesman while condemning the arrest of senior Hurriyat leader Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, Kashmir Economic Allience Co-Chairman
Farooq Ahmad Dar, Vice Chairman Ajaz Ahmed Shahdhar said those claiming to be the champions of freedom of speech and democracy are themselves turning out to be the worst ever violators of the people’s rights as every single voice raised to highlight pain and miseries of Kashmiri people is crushed through military power.
The spokesman said ahead of the world human rights day all the top resistance leadership stands caged either in their homes or in the jails and police lockups that include Syed Ali Geelani , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik besides scores of Hurriyat activists which is nothing but the sheer political vendetta.
He said world community is already aware of the worst human rights situation in Kashmir and that it’s time for building pressure on New Delhi stop oppression and endless atrocities inflicted on the peace loving people.
The spokesman said bloodshed and the prevailing instability in Kashmir is only because of the lingering Kashmir dispute and time is ripe for Delhi to Address it once and for all.