Aasiya’s detention undemocratic, dictatorial: Mirwaiz forum

Srinagar, December 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyet forum-led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has condemned the illegal detention of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Chairperson, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi despite court has quashed draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) on her.

The Hurriyet forum termed Aasiya’s detention as manifestation of undemocratic and dictatorial tactics adopted by the puppet administration against the Hurriyet leader.

The Hurriyet forum spokesman in a statement said, “The son of ailing Aasiya Andrabi, is presently admitted in a hospital for treatment after undergoing a surgery and at a time when he needs his mother by his bedside, the authorities were playing petty politics and indulging in inhumane treatment by continuing the detention of his mother.”

Condemning the force used on the protestors in Kashmir valley, the spokesman said, “Naked aggression of forces against people in every corner of Kashmir during the past few months in particular is an attempt to muzzle the voice and sentiments of people of Kashmir with undemocratic and inhuman tactics, which is unfortunate and condemnable.”

The statement while denouncing the regime for the inhuman treatment meted to hundreds of youth and Hurriyet leaders detained in various jails, said, “Political prisoners were not even provided the basic facilities necessary to be given as per the jail manual and Geneva Conventions.”

He said the jail authorities were “deliberately” doing this and not providing even medical care or allowing the families and friends of inmates to meet them.

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