Indian police launch crackdown against Hurriyet leaders ahead of joint seminar


SRINAGAR (Web Desk) – Puppet authorities in India-held Kashmir have launched a massive crackdown on Hurriyet leaders to prevent a joint seminar to be held at Hyderpora in Srinagar, tomorrow.

Holding of the seminar has been announced by the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front to create awareness about the anti-Kashmir policies of the Indian government.

The seminar is part of the joint protest programmes announced by the top Hurriyet leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, against India’s plans to construct separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits and Indian soldiers, harassment of Muslims in Jammu and Delhi’s new industrial policy in the territory.

Under the joint programme, a sit-in protest will also be held at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Wednesday.The occupation authorities have put Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Peer Saifullah, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Bilal Siddiqui, Syed Imtiyaz Hyder and Muhammad Yasin Attai under house arrest or behind the bars. Indian police is continuing raids on the residences of other leaders and activists.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar strongly denouncing the detention of resistance leaders said that Mehbooba Mufti-led puppet regime had waged a war against the Hurriyet leadership. He appealed to the world human rights organizations to take cognizance of the gross human rights violations by India in the territory and use their influence in lifting curbs on the political activities of pro-freedom people.



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