Srinagar,February 4,2017 CNS: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Saturday paid glowing tributes to the two youth Sajad Ahmad and Muhammad Azaharuddin who were martyred in an encounter with government forces at Amargarh, Sopore in north Kashmir and termed the sacrifices of the martyred youth as the most precious assets of the ongoing resistance struggle.
An APHC statement said for the past several decades, people especially youth have been offering sacrifices of their precious lives and so far tens and thousands had achieved martyrdom toward the fulfillment of their right to self-determination and for bringing focus of the international community toward the resolution of the long-pending Kashmir issue.
Appealing the nations of the world ,international human rights organizations and civil Society to wake up and take notice play to ensure the release of political prisoners who had been serving life imprisonment and been held in jails for long tenures for demanding the right to self determination, APHC said the Indian judiciary kept extending their jail terms on frivolous charges and in fake cases.
Paying tribute to these sons of soil APHC said that their determination and courage to stand up for defending the birth right of their nation in the face of such adversity was exemplary and their role in the ongoing resistance movement Unforgettable one.
The APHC statement said that New Delhi oversaw the murder of justice in Indian courts examples of which were replete from the death sentences of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat to sending to gallows of Muhammad Afzal Guru.
The statement said Muhammad Qasim Faktoo, Muhammad Amin Dar, Ghulam Qadir Bhat, Muhammad Ayub Dar, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, Barkat Ali Khan, Muhammad Iqbal Khan, Muhammad Sadiq Kajar, Saiyee Muhammad Kajar, Mehandiya Kajar, Noor Muhammad Tantray, Feroz Ahmad, Muhammad Aslam, Sheikh Imran, Muhammad Saeed Bhat, Fayaz Ahmad Shah, Showkat Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Akeel Wani, Dr. Muhammad Shafi Khan, Gul Muhammad Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Hussain Malik, Muhammad Amin Wani, Muhammad Ishaq Palla, Mushtaq Ahmad Malla, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Abdul Ahad Naik, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, Nasir Mirza, Bilal Kata and Latif Waza are a few names who have been serving life imprisonment and continue to be in jail where they are being victimized for more than 14 years and the only reason for their continued detention is political vendetta against them for defending the birthright of their nation.
The spokesman said continuing the arrest of such people despite the passage of more than 14 years in jails was an example of how democracy was being torn to shreds through the Indian judiciary as these people continue to be held in various jails of Jammu Kashmir and in different jails throughout India. (CNS)