Srinagar, August 06 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, pro-freedom leaders and civil society members through a unanimously-passed resolution have condemned the continued house arrest of veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani and demanded immediate removal of restrictions on his free movement.
The resolution was passed at an Iftar dinner hosted by the veteran leader at his Hyderpora residence in Srinagar, Monday night. Noted lawyer advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom read out the resolution to the participants belonging to different religious, political and social organizations.
The participants, according to the statement issued by the forum patronised by the veteran leader after the dinner, demanded that Syed Ali Gilani be allowed to move out freely and perform his religious and other obligations without any impediment and obstructions.
“We also declare the restrictions imposed on the movement of Syed Ali Gilani as un-Islamic and are amounting to an interference with his religious affairs,” said the resolution.
“We also condemn the brutal actions of the Indian Army and its goons who have let loose a reign of terror in the territory and are day in and day out arresting, detaining and butchering innocent Kashmiris, only because they want freedom from India and its occupational forces in Kashmir,” it added.
“We request the United Nations and all other international human rights organizations to come forward and compel India and its occupational forces to respect the Human rights of the people of Kashmir and also use their good offices on redeeming the miseries of the people of the Kashmir by making India to concede to their right of self-determination,” the participants demanded.
They expressed solidarity with the families of those martyred during the last 23 years by the Indian troops. The participants also paid homage to illegally detained prisoners languishing in jails for raising their voice against the Indian occupation over Kashmir.
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