Hurriyat-G, JKLF protest arrest spree, ban on Jamaat
Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) activists today held a protest demonstration at Hyderpora Srinagar and Budgam against slapping PSA against Muhammad Yasin Malik and other pro-freedom leaders, the spree of mass arrests, ban on Jamaat-I-Islami and attempts to tinker with hereditary state subject law under the pretext of 35-A and intimidating raids of NIA against Kashmiris.
In a statement issued today, a spokesman of Hurriyat G, the protesting leaders expressed its grave concern over random arrests.
Calling the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami unethical and undemocratic, Hurriyat leaders said that every political or religious party has its own narrative about the dispute of Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists today staged protest at Budshah Chowk against slapping of PSA on party chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and other leaders.
Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) had called for the protests.
Despite heavy restrictions, barricades and police deployment in and around Lal Chowk area, JKLF activists gathered at Madina Chowk and staged a peaceful protest against detention of Malik and hundreds of others in recent days, a JKLF spokesman said in a statement issued today.
Raising slogans and holding posters and placards, protesters condemned the ongoing spree of arrests, ban on Jamat-I-Islami, attempts to tinker with hereditary state subject law under the pretext of 35 A, said the spokesman.