are an Attack on Human Rights
"The killing of Huriyat leader Shri Abdul Ghani lone in day light
and in a public rally is another blatant show of terrorist daring in Jammu
and Kashmir. Beginning with the attack on Raghunath temple in Jammu, there
have been a number of such incidents in which innocent civilians have
lost lives. The present one was different in the sense that it aimed at
eliminating an individual who stood for political reconciliation.
aim or larger objective, every terrorist act is an attack on the civil
liberties and human rights of the common citizen.
"The PUCL strongly condemns the killing of Shri Lone and hopes that
it will not damage the democratic spirit of the citizens of Jammu and
Kashmir." -- Y.P. Chhibbar, General Secretary, May 22, 2002