Release Kashmir’s political prisoners: Activists

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Members of civil society group of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday urged the centre to release all the political prisoners of the state to ensure peace in the region.

“We urge the government to release all the political prisoners of Jammu and Kashmir so that the atmosphere of fear, denial of democratic space, hostilities and animosity is replaced by the atmosphere of genuine politics, freedom of expression and peace building,” said a joint statement from the civil society members of the state.

The activists also demanded the removal of all the impediments for free travel of the people of Jammu and Kashmir within and outside the state.

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