Shutdown on Monday,If Qazi Yasir isn’t released with in 24 Hours

SAJAD AHMAD

  • The Ummat e Islami Jammu Kashmir has called for immediate release of its Chairman and Mirwaiz of South Kashmir, Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir, who has been in custody since February 10. Today Protests were also held in some parts of Islamabad as people demanded his release, warning they will come on tostreets if the govt will not release him.Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir was arrested last week ahead ofthe death anniversary of Maqbool Butt and Afzal Guru like many pro-freedom leaders. But he is the only leader who is still in custody. After the noon prayers, a protest march was taken out by the people from Jamia Masjid, demanding the release. A meeting was called today by party bearers, in which it was decided that if the govt will not releaseMirwaiz Qazi Yasir within 24 hours, they will launch protests.
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