While expressing concern and anguish over the continuous and illegal detention of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leaders Ayaz Akbar, Raja Mehraj-ud-din, Rayees Ahmad Mir, Abdul Gani Bhat and Mohammad Amin Parray, General Secretary Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu & Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Monday strongly condemned these detentions and said that the government has no justification in prolonging the detention of the pro-freedom leaders. In a statement issued to KNS, Ashraf sehrai demanded the release of all the political prisoners who are languishing in different jails across India. Sehrai further said that despite using every oppressive measure, Indian government has badly failed in suppressing the just and Genuine voices of the Kashmiri people and will never succeed in their plans in future also. Ashraf also demanded immediate release of the pro-freedom leaders who were detained about a month before on the occasion of “Million March” program and who are still not being released from the preventive custody. Gen secretary of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu & Kashmir further said that the imprisonments, bullets, pallets and the banning of peaceful political activities of the pro-freedom people is not going to solve the issue otherwise this attitude will further complicate the problem and it will also add to the alienation of the Kashmiri people particularly the youths of our nation. Sehrai said that India has a vast experience of using extremely cruel and autocratic methods in Kashmir right from 1947 to suppress the freedom sentiments of its people. But the Indian rulers are witness to this fact that the Kashmiri nation has neither surrendered their just demand and nor has they shown any kind of weakness in their commitment towards the freedom struggle. He said that Kashmiri nation will continue to struggle till the goal of freedom from India is achieved.
2015 Kashmir Despatch