Hurriyat protests against rights violations

7 April 2008
The Hindustan Times
Press Trust Of India

Srinagar: Moderate faction of Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday staged a dharna at Pratap park in Srinagar to protest against the alleged Accompanied by families of 'disappeared' persons, the Hurriyat activists carrying placards, raised slogans against 'state terrorism, forced disappearances and maltreatment of detainees in jails within and outside the state'. The protesters, led by senior separatist leaders Shabir Ahmad Shah and Sheikh Abdul Aziz among others, earlier took out a procession from Hurriyat headquarters at Rajbagh to Pratap park in the heart of the city.