Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday launched a social media campaign highlighting the ‘plight’ of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir and in mainland India.
Mirwaiz said that while India is celebrating its Republic Day, its autocratic rule in Kashmir is going on. He said that Thosands of Kashmirs continue to languish in various jails under draconian black laws.
While launching the campaign on Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “As India celebrates becoming a Republic, its autocratic rule over #Kashmir goes on! Thousands of Kashmiris continue to languish in its various jails under its draconian black laws and new ones are added each day ! A brief glimpse into the life of some of our prisoners of conscience, a reality check of the republic, as leadership launches the #FreeKashmirPrisoners campaign.”