Srinagar: While condemning revengeful approach” of authorities against relatives and families of militants in south Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference headed by Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday accused administration of pushing Kashmir into civil war-like situations.
In a statement issued here, the Huriyat Conference strongly condemned “revengeful approach” of authorities against relatives and families of militants in Shopian, Tral and several other localities in South Kashmir.
“They have crossed all limits. The forces action against civilians and arresting relatives of militants is unjustified, unconstitutional and a worst kind of state terrorism,” he said.
Targeting families related to militants is against all ethics as they have nothing to do with the activities of those facing resistance and working in active field, said spokesman.
“No law on earth permits retaliatory action against families of militants. It is frustration of authorities,” Huriyat Conference said and asked authorities to stop arbitrary actions against those not involved in militant activities.
The spokesman said that India was losing its ground and failed to break the resolve for “freedom.” “Suppressive measures won’t deter us from our cherished mission, nor it will break our resolve,” he said.
The spokesman also decried these “arbitrary measures” and said that the more they rely on these suppressive and oppressive measures, the more “we will become stronger and it will reinforce our commitment with ongoing freedom movement.”
The Hurriyat Conference also expressed its deep concern and sorrow over the increasing incidents of braid chopping incidents and said that there was not an iota of doubt that administration and police were shielding these criminals.
“Under well thought out plane, they are being rescued and declared as innocents,” the spokesman added.