The chairman, Mr.ZAFFAR AKBER BHAT represented the continuing arrests, detentions, raids, custodial killings, tortures. Molestation and fear and agony posed a “BEHIND THE BARS SIT-IN’’ along with his associates, in presence of the prominent print and electronic media functionaries.
The chairman, highlighting the most sensitive issue of MASS GRAVES, use of force, detention under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and Public Safety act (PSA), addressed the peace loving international communities stressing for their earliest effective role for honorable and respectable everlasting settlement of Kashmir issue. The chairman further raised the issues of the harassment and thrashing of print and electronic media persons by security forces, Para military forces during their professional journalistic duties. It was at this point of time that the police and their other related agencies arrested the chairman, Mr Zaffar Akber Bhat along with dozens of organizational activists and seized the all available materials like play cards, cage etc from the site.
The organization condemns the arrest of Zaffar Akber Bhat and on the spot forcible action against the activits of the organization and the participants of the protest.