Srinagar, Apr 20, CNS: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday demanded reopening of all rape cases committed allegedly by the government forces in Kashmir since the beginning of militancy.
Mirwaiz who was allowed to offer congregational Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar took to micro blogging website Twitter. “At #JamaMasjid.While today there is a global outrage and demand for #JusticeForAsifa,Kashmir equally demand justice for the hundreds of rape victims since 1990 including #Kunanposhpora #ChakSaidpora #Pazipora #Shopian, #Badasgaam# #Balipora and many others where abhorrent #Rape, he wrote on Twitter.
In another tweet Mirwaiz said: “…was used as a means to repress incite fear and intimidate people into submission of the perpetrators nefarious agenda/ design. We demand REOPEN all cases ASAP!”.
There has been outrage all across India and world over the Kathua minor rape and murder.