Geelani condemns NIA summons to Mirwaiz, Naseem

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Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday condemned NIA summons to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Naseem Geelani.

In a statement Geelani said, "Earlier also NIA and EDarrested scores of pro-freedom workers including Dr Ghulam Muhammad Bhat,Shabir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah, Ayaz Akbar, RajaMehraj-ud-din Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Shahid-ul-Islam,Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad on fictitious and false charges ofHawala and terror funding, but could not prove even a single case."

"Countless raids on various people have not yielded anythingto substantiate their narrative, but New Delhi's media theatrics and their paidchannels put every Kashmiri to the media trial even before judicial proceedingswhich has dented the image of this investigating agency to the extent that inKashmir it's used as a tool to strangulate every voice of dissent and with vastand unparalleled impunity. It has been authorized to poke in everybody'spersonal life," Geelani said.

He said, "Kashmir issue is globally recognized reality andsuch mean and timid tactics can in no way downplay its importance."Geelanisaid that "New Delhi needs to come out of the denial mode and show somesincerity, if not to us at least to its own people as this unresolved flashpoint can trigger anytime a human destruction and unthinkable destruction."

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