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Kin of Srinagar Central Jail inmates hold protest for prisoners' rights

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Relatives of inmates staged a protest here demanding the prisoners are not shifted out of and that their rights are upheld.

The protestors alleged that they were not being allowed to meet their jailed relatives following a clash between inmates and prison staff last week.

expressed serious concern over the alleged violation of prisoner's rights in and "use of brute force" against protesting inmates.

"It looks like the wants to turn into another Guantanamo," she told reporters in Budgam.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:50 IST