Protest in Pattan against Aasiya Andrabi’s arrest

Protest in Pattan against Aasiya Andrabi’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Several women in north Kashmir’s Pattan area held a protest demonstration on Friday against the arrest of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and her close aide Sofi Fahmeeda who have been shifted to Amphala Jail, Jammu. Soon after Friday prayers, a group of women carrying placards, reading ‘release Aasiya Andrabi and Sofi Fahmeeda’ […]

Ailing Asiya, aide Fahmeeda booked under PSA

Ailing Asiya, aide Fahmeeda booked under PSA

Srinagar: The ruling PDP-BJP government has booked ailing Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi and her aide Faheemda Sofi under Public Safety Act, the  act  described as a “lawless law” by the Amnesty International. Nahida Nasreen, general secretary of the DeM, an all women organisation, told Kashmir Reader that the “so called authorities have ordered the detention […]

Pro-freedom leaders call Asiya’s detention “political vendetta”

Pro-freedom leaders call Asiya’s detention “political vendetta”

Srinagar: Senior pro-freedom leader, Syed Ali Geelani, on Saturday said that Asiya Andrabi, incarcerated in Women’s Police Station Rambagh, was “subjected to vengeance” by the PDP lead coalition. Muslim Deeni Mahaz also criticised the government for “particularly target(ing)” Andrabi’s family. Hurriyat (M) expressed “serious concern” over the deteriorating health of Andrabi, terming her detention a […]

Life of Asiya, Fehmeeda in danger in lockup, says Bar

Life of Asiya, Fehmeeda in danger in lockup, says Bar

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association has strongly condemns the continued detention of Asiya Andrabi and Fehmida Sofi as well as imposition of 35th order of detention under PSA on senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masrat Alam Bhat by the government. In a statement, a spokesman of the lawyers’ body demanded immediate release of Asiya and […]

Aasiya Andrabi critical, put on oxygen in police station: Dukhtaran

Aasiya Andrabi critical, put on oxygen in police station: Dukhtaran

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Friday said the health condition of its chairperson, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi has “alarmingly deteriorated” in the past few days. In a statement issued here, DeM general secretary, Nahida Nasreen, said Andrabi was already suffering due to change in weather as she is an asthma patient “For the last few days, the […]

Hindutva forces will face severe opposition in JK: Dukhtaran-e-Millat

Hindutva forces will face severe opposition in JK: Dukhtaran-e-Millat

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, on Sunday said the agenda of “fascist and rogue right-wing” Hindutva forces will be face severe condemnation and opposition in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Andrabi said after attacking Muslims in its states, the BJP-led “Hindu terrorists” were now targeting Muslims in JK “which […]

Tunnel opened to facilitate free-flow of forces into Kashmir: Dukhtaran

Tunnel opened to facilitate free-flow of forces into Kashmir: Dukhtaran

SRINAGAR: Chairperson Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Syeda Aasiya Andrabi on Tuesday said Narendra Modi cannot “hoodwink” people of Jammu Kashmir by resorting to “deceptive rhetoric”. She was referring to Modi’s speech during the inauguration of the Chenani-Nashri tunnel on Sunday. “The tunnel was inaugurated to facilitate the free-flow of occupational forces to Kashmir and to save resources […]

‘Before every election, authorities further oppression against people’

‘Before every election, authorities further oppression against people’

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Aasiya Andrabi on Saturday said whenever the “sham” elections are to be conducted in the State, New Delhi and its “puppets” step up “oppression and brutalities” against the people. “Indian government is going to conduct the election drama this month in Srinagar and Islamabad (Anantnag). With it, Indian forces […]

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