Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has completed seven years of house detention on Friday, Hurriyat spokesperson told Kashmir Reader. The amalgam’s spokesperson Ayaz Akbar said that Geelani has been deprived of religious, political and social rights by ‘jailing’ him at his home. “During these seven years of unofficial and illegal detention, he was […]

Geelani slams authorities for curbs on resistance leaders

Geelani slams authorities for curbs on resistance leaders

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Sunday slammed the state administration for placing Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Ayaz Akbar, and scores of other resistance leaders and activists under house arrest. Terming the “arbitrary” arrests and curbs as “unjustified” and “state sponsored terrorism”, Geelani in a statement said […]

Geelani again disallowed to offer Friday prayers

Geelani again disallowed to offer Friday prayers

Srinagar: Senior resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani was not allowed to offer Friday congregational prayers and the authorities continued to keep him under house arrest. The police also placed Tehreek-e-Hurriyat General Secretary Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai and Ayaz Akbar under house arrest. While terming authorities action as state sponsored terrorism, Hurriyat spokesman said that it is […]

Geelani prevented offering congregational prayers on first Ramzan Friday

Geelani prevented offering congregational prayers on first Ramzan Friday

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani was again stopped from offering Friday prayers, spokesperson Ayaz Akbar said. He said Geelani despite his ailing health was barred from offering Fridaycongregational prayers. “It is unjustified and holds no ethical ground,” Akbar said, adding that resistance leaders are barred from performing religious obligations which is tantamount to […]

Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

SRINAGAR: Chairman, Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was barred from offering Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar. A statement issued by the Hurriyat said that because of the curbs on Mirwaiz, he could not participate in the blood donation camp organized in the vicinity of Jama Masjid in connection with Hafta-e Shahadat programs. Speaking […]

Hurriyat seeks justification for turning Geelani’s residence into ‘sub-jail’

Hurriyat seeks justification for turning Geelani’s residence into ‘sub-jail’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday condemned the continued house arrest of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani, saying that stopping pro-freedom leaders from performing their religious and social responsibilities was gross violation of human rights and interference in the personnel and religious rights. Police authorities have so far failed to produce any court order or […]

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Srinagar: Police on Sunday foiled the book launch of Syed Ali Geelani’s “Iqbal: Rooh-i-Deen Ka Shinasa” on poet-philosopher Allama Iqbal at Geelani’s Hyderopra residence. According to reports, police laid a siege around the house of Geelani at the time of the scheduled launch of the third part of Geelani’s book on Iqbal. Terming the restrictions […]

Under house arrest, Ayaz Akbar beaten by police

Under house arrest, Ayaz Akbar beaten by police

SRINAGAR: The government forces attacked the residence of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) spokesman Ayaz Akbar and beat him severely. Akbar, who is under house arrest at Maloora in the city outskirts, told Kashmir Reader that he was severely beaten up by the raiding party. “The SOG personnel came and broke the window panes of […]