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Sumji concerned over plight of prisoners

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Srinagar, January 29: Expressing his grave concern on the deteriorating health condition of Hurriyat leader Hakeem Abdul Rashid lodged in Kotbalwal jail, All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary Haji Gh. Nabi Sumji, in a statement issued today said that ‘our prisoners face the wrath of communal frenzy at the hands of fascist jail authorities’.

He said that Hakeem Abdul Rashid is suffering from many ailments and his health has worsened in the Kotbalwal Jail.

Hurriyat General Secretary also expressed concern over the plight of other prisoners languishing in and outside the state.

Sumji made a fervent appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Commission and other human rights organizations to at least show their concern for these illegal detention of the Kashmiri political prisoners who are forced to live under constant mental, physical and psychological stress thousands of miles away from their homeland.

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