JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik's house arrest by Indian authorities during Eid-ul-Fitre strongly condemned
By putting the JKLF Chairman under house arrest Indian authorities have prevented him from offering Eid prayers and direct contact with the people at the
In a press note released here today, Professor Zafar Khan, who speaks on the diplomatic affairs of the JKLF, Professor Azmat Khan, president of JKLF's UK chapter, Syed Tehsin Gilani, its General secretary and Councillor Mahmood Hussain its senior Vice President have strongly condemned Mr Malik's house arrest; and have termed it a cowardly deed by the Indian authorities.
These leaders have accused the authorities of interfering in religious affairs by preventing Mr Malik to offer the obligatory Eid prayers, and have called Mr Malik's house arrest as an infringement of his democratic and political rights to engage in peaceful political activity.
The JKLF leaders further stated that if the Indian authorities continue to prevent the JKLF chairman from meeting the masses in all parts of the Indian held Jammu Kashmir, the organisation will take this issue before international human rights fora as well as other authorities to expose the under hand undemocratic methods of Indian state machinery in Kashmir.