Malaysia’s Islamic body condemns ban on PFI, demands immediate release of E Abubacker and other leaders

E Abubacker

By Muslim Mirror Network

Majlis Perundingan Pertubuhan Islam Malaysia ( Malaysia Consultative Council of Islamic Organizations) an umbrella body of Islamic Organizations has vehemently condemned the ban on PFI (Popular Front of India) and demanded immediate release of its leaders specially E Abubacker who is suffering from cancer and cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid the president of the Islamic body has expressed ‘deep concern on the incarceration E Abubacker the former leader of the Popular Front of India at the Tihar prison in New Delhi’.

Abdul Hamid categorically demanded the immediate release of E. Abubacker the ailing leader of Front who is suffering from cancer and Parkinson’s disease.


‘We are following his case with great concern as he his reported to be facing a deteriorating health condition, he said in a press statement.

“The Delhi High Court refusal to grant him his request to transfer him to house arrest from Tihar Jail on account of his health condition is regreteful. It is perplexing not to give the 70-year-old Muslim leader the right of medical treatment. The investigation which is currently done by the National Investigation Agency under provisions of India’s terror law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the National Investigation Agency Act , should not deny his basic rights to get a proper medical treatment, he said.

In his petition, the former PFI leader had said that he is suffering from serious medical ailments, including a rare form of cancer – gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma – and Parkinson’s disease.

“He and hundreds of hundreds of Muslim activists associated with PFI  were arrested under the draconian UAPA and have been languishing in jail across India, said Abdul Hamid.

‘We condemn the arbitrary banning of PFI and its associates including Campus Front of India, Rehab India Foundation, All India Imams Council, National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations, National Women’s Front, Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation, Kerala’ he said.

“We object strongly the Indian authourities declaring the organisations  as  “unlawful associations”.

“The accusation of terror funding claims against them are political and are denying their democratic rights to voice their converns on the current developement of India relating to minority rights.We call on all justice loving people of India to unite and demand for the protection of minorities and to ensure their democratic rights” said Abdul Hamid.



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