Srinagar, May 16: Former EJAC President and Civil Society Member Qayoom wani showed serious concern over the delay in releasing Kashmiri detainees in different jails in and outside state.
According to statement, Wani said that the families of Kashmiri detainees are in distressed condition with mental trauma ,due to lack of contact and unawareness about the wellbeing of their loved one’s after covid 19 lockdown.
He said that the detainees in and outside jails are under continuous fear of Covid -19.
Large number of detainees are senior citizens with multiple ailments and are prone to covid-19.
He also said that that safety and security of every citizen must be the priority of the government and it high time for the govt to respect the human rights by releasing the detainees on humanitarian grounds whether political or apolitical in nature.
He added that every person with human heart must feel the pain of the families of detainees and should raise their peaceful voice for their release from in and outside jails before Eid ul Fitur ,so that their families may get sigh of relief and they may not feel isolated at this difficult time .
Wani said that it’s our collective responsibility to raise voice for release and safety of Kashmiri prisoners and to show sympathy with their families at this difficult time.