Yet again,Geelani barred from offering Friday prayers

Srinagar, June 21: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani who is under continued house arrest, was not allowed to offer congregational Friday prayers.
In a statement, the Hurriyat (G) spokesman Aiyaz Akbar said Geelani has been placed under house arrest since March 7 when he returned from New Delhi.  “Geelani sahib was not allowed to offer congregational prayers for 17th consecutive Friday. Under virtual gun-point Geelani sahib is not allowed to perform his religious, political and social obligations. We strongly condemn his continuous house arrest,” he said.
He said the conglomerate had last year filed a writ petition in the High Court which recently reserved its order on it.
The spokesman appealed the international human rights organizations, civil society members and pro-freedom groups to raise their voice against Geelani’s continuous house arrest.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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