Farooq Ahmad Dar Harassed by Indian Government
By Assabah Khan
Kashmir Centre E U Issued A Press Release In Which It Condemns Harassment Of FarooQ Ahmad Dar By Indian Government Forces in Indian Administerd Kashmir.
In recent days the Chairman of the JKLF (Real ), Farooq Ahmad Dar, has seen his house and offices raided and a number of threats made against him and his family by the Indian forces in Indian Held Kashmir.
Farooq Ahmad Dar regularly holds public meetings and demonstrations to protest against the continued occupation by Indian forces in Kashmir. The mandate of the JKLF is the peaceful struggle towards self-determination for the people of Kashmir and it appears that, as numerous times before, the Indian forces are aiming to once more arrest Farooq Dar under the notorious Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA).
In the past Farooq Ahmad Dar has served 18 years in jail without charge or trial under the PSA only with a stipulation that he was being held “for conducting acts prejudicial to the security of the state”. The SSP in Srinagar have been quoted as saying that they would rather shoot Farooq Ahmad
Kashmir Centre London flays Farooq Dar’s detention in IOK
London, April 24 : The Advisory Council of Kashmir Centre London has condemned the illegal detention of Kashmiris including the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R, Farooq Ahmad Dar, by Indian troops and police in occupied Kashmir.
During an extraordinary meeting of the Advisory Council, the participants said that depriving a person from his right to expression and free movement through draconian laws was an infringement on the civil liberties, which was condemnable.
Besides, the Executive Director, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl, the meeting was attended by Raja Mohammad Ayub, Raja Eshaq, Shoaib Akbar Nazish, Barrister Nazar Mohammed Chaudhry and Sajid Yusuf. The meeting reviewed the latest political situation of the occupied territory.
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Nazir Ahmad Shawl remarked that this organised harassment would not deter the people of Jammu and Kashmir from demanding their basic right to self-determination. He appealed to the international community to take a serious notice of this state terrorism unleashed by India.
Raja Mohammad Ayub in his remarks expressed complete solidarity on the part of British Diaspora with the arrested leader and his goal of freedom.