According to details, Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is currently under house arrest, resentfully tweeted on Wednesday, “Nocturnal raids by police on resistance activists and people’s homes in Srinagar city in connection with Human Rights Week! Family members ruthlessly beaten and harassed, activists arrested while others on the run! What state aggression!”

The aggrieved resistance leader continued, “Even peaceful candle light protests against Human Rights abuses a threat to the mighty rulers whose standard response is repression, repression and still more repression.

Moreover, the Joint Resistance Leadership , comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has strongly condemned the crackdowns launched by the Indian forces on pro-freedom leaders and activists to prevent them from observing human rights week in the territory reported.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said, as December 10 is globally observed as Human Rights Day, it was decided to commemorate a human rights week to draw attention of the world community towards the grave human rights violations by Indian troops in the occupied territory.

The Hurriyat leadership further said  the authorities arrested all those who took part in candle light protests.