JKLF has condemned the prolonged incarceration of pro-freedom leaders and activists.
Terming the ongoing spree of arrests as clear sign of "frustration" of rulers, the spokesman said, "ailing JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik continues to remain in solitary confinement in shabby JIC cell at Humhama against the advice of doctors."
"Vice chairman advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt, who is suffering from diabetes and has to take insulin daily, along with JKLF vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi and senior vice president Kashmir zone Muhammad Yasin Butt, who recently suffered a heart attack and has to take various medicines, have been lodged at central jail here. JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal along with, district president Ganderbal Bashir Ahmad Rather alias Boya, JKLF activists Fayaz Ahmad Mir from Ganderbal, Shabir Ahmad Ganaie of Kakapora Pulwama, Mushtaq Ahmad Mir of Kupwara and Assadullah Sheikh of Kulgam after being booked under PSA are languishing in Jammu jails," the statement said.
Similarly , he said JKLF zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri is detained at police station Kothibagh." JKLF has also condemned the continuous house detention of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, detention of Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq, and other pro-freedom leaders and activists. It has also strongly condemned the arrest of Dukhtaran I Millat chief Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and various Ulema and religious scholars especially from south Kashmir.