Ahmed Bin Qasim, a Kashmiri whose parents are both political prisoners, responded to former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah pretending to morph into a champion of azadi by tweeting distress about the wrongful imprisonment of the Kashmiri men recently acquitted after 23 years in prison:

“You, abetted by your father, illegally detained my father. He has been behind bars for TWENTY-SIX years now. Will your family apologize for tearing apart my family? You won’t. But at least don’t stoop so low and use the ordeal of our prisoners for your pitiful politics.”