Muslim body slams New Delhi for ‘hurriedly executing Afzal Guru’

‘Indian Government Should Now Show Some Humanity And

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Srinagar, Mar 12: The Markazi Majlis (Central Committee) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations and eminent personalities, held its first meeting of 2013 at New Delhi on Tuesday. The meeting was chaired by the AIMMM National President Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan and attended by all the members.
 An AIMMM spokesman said the meeting discussed a number of issues concerning the community.
 Reflecting on the situation in J&K, the members passed a resolution which read: “The Central government by hurriedly executing Afzal Guru has sent a bad signal to the Valley of Kashmir. It is beyond doubt that Afzal Guru did not get a fair trial, that he was not the mastermind or an actual participant in the terrorist attack on our Parliament.” “Allowing him a last appeal to the Supreme Court and letting him meet his family members for a last time was a legal as well as a moral and humanitarian requirement. Our government failed on both counts. It failed also to take into account the umpteen warnings that the situation in J&K will only worsen as a result of his execution. As a result, the Valley has been under curfew most of the time since his fateful hanging on 9 February. The Indian government should now show some humanity and courtesy by returning his body to his family for a proper burial,” the spokesman said.
 On the J&K government’s controversial police bill, the AIMMM said: “The J&K government has surreptitiously, while the Valley was under curfew, introduced a draconian Police Bill which is similar to AFPSA and gives enormous powers to the Police and envisages to create Special Security Zones where Police will be authorised to distribute guns to people in a re-creation of the discredited Village Defence Committees when persons in Hindu localities were issued fire-arms.” “If some provisions of AFPSA are removed or some areas are taken out of the purview of the AFPSA after the passage of this bill, it will hardly change the situation on the ground for the ordinary Kashmiri. AIMMM asks the J&K government to reconsider the bill and delete its controversial and anti-people provisions,” the spokesman added.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 IST




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