Expressing concerns on the continued arrest of Muslim
youths in the name of thwarting terrorism,
Syed Jalaluddin Umari, president of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind demanded
from the government to stop the "whole on-going act of injustice".
He also demanded immediate release of all innocent persons and
reasonable compensation for them.
“Government is not adopting a fair conduct in this regard
despite continuous demand from the Muslim community. In spite of showing
sympathy with the innocents, government has started a new campaign of
nabbing innocent Muslims in terror cases.
"Its recent episode is the arrest of journalist Mohammed Ahmed Kazmi and putting
hurdles by the government agencies in his way to get bail", he
said while declaring to launch a nationwide
campaign against the arrests of Muslim youths.
Syed Jalauddin Umari was addressing
a press conference in the national capital Saturday.
He also expressed concern over the
delay in justice to the victims of the Hashimpura anti-Muslim massacre by
the police. He demanded from the newly elected state government to prosecute the responsible police
personnel, PAC and other
perpetrators on the other side.
Syed Umari said that
the whole Muslim community viewed with concerns the government’s
move to make registration of all marriages compulsory.
that the decisions taken in the All India Personal Law Board’s (AIMPLB)
recent Mumbai convention (20-22 April), represented the opinions
and feelings of the Indian Muslims. He suggested the government to
consider AIMPLB’s decisions while enacting any code in this