Zubair’s drowning evokes condemnation
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 15: Various political organizations have condemned the drowning of a teenager Zubair Ahmad Bhat in Jhelum at Sopur in north Kashmir allegedly by the police and CRPF personnel on Tuesday.
Condemning the killing, the Hurriyat Conference (M) termed it demonstration of ‘worst brutality by the forces’. Hurriyat delegation visited the residence of martyred youth and sympathized with the bereaved.
Jama’at-e-Islami J&K demanded action against the erring forces and prayed for the martyred.
The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate, while condemning the killing, termed it worst example of rights violation. Front delegation visited his residence and sympathized with the family.
Expressing sorrow over the teenager’s drowning, the Democratic Freedom Party condemned the use of indiscriminate force against the protesters at Sopur.
Condemning the act, the Tehreek-e-Muzahamat spokesman Shabir Ahmad Zargar termed it worst example of ‘state terrorism’.
The JK Salvation Movement chairman, Zaffar Akbar Bhat has paid tributes to Shaheed Zubair and accused the forces of killing innocent people in different ways. Zaffar appealed to the international organizations to take cognizance of rights abuses by the forces in the Jammu and Kashmir.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party and Awami Action Committee have condemned the Zubair’s drowning, terming it a brutal act by the armed forces.
Mahaz-e-Azadi, Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Tehreek-e-Wahadat-e-Islami, Peoples League and Peoples’ Freedom League have also condemned incident terming it worst kind of rights violation.
The incarcerated senior leader of Hurriyat Conference (M) and National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan has also condemned the ‘forced drowning’ of teenager, termed it a worst act of rights violation. “Such brutal acts by the forces will not deter us from pursuing the solution of Kashmir issue through peaceful and democratic means,” he said.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 15 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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