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 […]

Under house arrest Geelani leads funeral prayers for neighbour

Under house arrest Geelani leads funeral prayers for neighbour

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday led the funeral prayers of a neighbor at his own residence while under house arrest. A spokesman of the conglomerate in a statement issued here said since Geelani was under house arrest, he couldn’t visit the bereaved family of Miya Bashir Ahmad whose wife had passed […]

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the house arrest of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and not allowing him to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, the Hurriyat Conference (M) has said the way government was imposing curbs on political and religious activities of Mirwaiz and other resistance leaders reflects the “worst example of dictatorial policies”. In a […]

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

SRINAGAR: Huriyat Conference (G) has slammed the government for continuously disallowing its chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer Friday prayers. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the conglomerate said stopping pro-freedom leaders from performing their religious responsibilities is gross violation of human rights and interference in the personal and religious rights. Criticising authorities, […]

Shah, Ashraf Sehrai placed under house arrest: Hurriyat (G)

Shah, Ashraf Sehrai placed under house arrest: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday detained the general secretaries of Hurriyat (G) and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Shabir Ahmad Shah and Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai respectively and placed them under house arrest, a spokesman of the conglomerate said. He said police also raided houses of several leaders and activists including Raja Meraj-u-Din Kalwal and Omer Adil Dar. He said […]