Srinagar, Apr 20, CNS: All Parties Hurriyat Conference on Friday has hit out at the “ruling regime” and its forces for “their attitude towards the leadership, saying the state is virtually reeling under the martial law like situations. No law exists, and fundamental rights have been trampled and leadership continue to be caged. Hurriyat strongly condemned the government’s action of caging pro-freedom leaders and turning entire state into a military garrison stating that repeated curbs reflect the frustration of the rulers, who have accepted defeat at the hands of people’s resilience.
The spokesman in a statement said that Police on Thursday night detained Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Aga Syed Hassan al-Mosvi, Gh Ahmad Gulzar, Mohammad Ashraf Laya, Omer Adil Dar, Syed Imtiyaz Hyder and scores of other activists and placed under house arrest.
Denouncing police action Hurriyat strongly termed as “dictatorial” the decision of authorities to keep resistance leaders under continuous house detention, saying that despite their rhetoric for freedom of expression, they have turned the state into a big jail and strangulating the genuine voices and people and resistance leaders are denied the political space.
Hurriyat conference in its statement while lamenting state authorities, said that they are for namesake and instead of facing resistance leaders on political turf are creating graveyard silence, saying all repressive and suppressive measures perpetrated by authorities won’t break our resolve and despite all odds will pursue freedom mission till its logical conclusion.