Citizens of valley who are facing worst of the detentions of the hoipolli have now started expressing their burgeoning anger against Chief Minister Omar Abdullah through social networking sites, demanding him to Revoke Public Safety Act.
"Public Safety Act which was introduced in the state on 08 April 1978 when the militancy had not even taken off, and its basic aim was to deal with timber smuggling, & is being used as Money Making Machine (MMM) to quash people & detain them illegally,after release also. " wrote by @idreesulhaq on twitter.
Amnesty International has also earlier slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for continuing to use the Public Safety Act (PSA) to detain people without charge or trial in violation of their human rights and demanded its repeal.
Another Resident @wazeera_shah05 wrote:" Revoke PSA In Kashmir ‘coz its ruining the future of our kids. Police are detaining them without any crime& demanding money frm their families"
@Umar_Farooq wrote : "PSA directly allows arbitrary detention, indirectly facilitates torture, ill-treatment other human rights
The Twitter trend #RevokePSAInKashmir was started By @Wazeera_shah05, a kashmiri student & @idreesulhaq; who is a well known social worker & Student innovator of the Jammu & Kashmir