Friday shutdown called off for Shivratri

Friday shutdown called off for Shivratri

Srinagar: The united pro-freedom leadership has cancelled its call for a shutdown on Friday, 24, due to Shivratri celebrations, a party spokesperson said here on Monday. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference spokesperson Shahid-ul-Islam while confirming the decision said they have called off the strike in view of the Hindu festival. Ayaz Akbar, the spokesperson of […]

Resistance leaders gather at Hyderpora, decry ‘vengeance’ against prisoners

Resistance leaders gather at Hyderpora, decry ‘vengeance’ against prisoners

Srinagar: Drawing attention to “ill treatment” meted out to Kashmiris in jails by the state, the pro-freedom leaders on Monday said that inmates were facing Guantanamo Bay-like treatment in prison. The leaders addressed a protest rally held in Hyderpora area of Srinagar outside the residence of Geelani Monday afternoon. Leaders from both factions of the […]

KU students rally behind resistance movement

KU students rally behind resistance movement

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir University campus on Tuesday was filled with posters carrying anti-India and pro-freedom slogans as a large number of students took out a protest rally that marched all through the university campus. The rally began from the Islamic Studies department and culminated in the lawns of the central Iqbal Library where students raised […]

Resistance camp condemns Lahore suicide attack

Resistance camp condemns Lahore suicide attack

SRINAGAR: The resistance leadership on Tuesday condemned the suicide bomb attack in Lahore wherein two senior officers including 16 more people were killed. In a statement issued here, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani while expressing grief over the attack appealed to Pakistan administration to isolate and bring to book those responsible for the […]

Kulgam killings: Resistance leaders slam ‘blood thirst’ forces, pay tributes to slain

Kulgam killings: Resistance leaders slam ‘blood thirst’ forces, pay tributes to slain

SRINAGAR: The resistance leaders on Monday condemned the government forces’ “indiscriminate” firing on people in Frisal village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday in which two civilians Ashiq Ahmad Reshi and Mushtaq Ahmad Itoo were killed. Several delegations of pro-freedom camp also visited the residences of slain militants and paid tributes to them besides […]

Shutdown today, Kulgam chalo on Wednesday: resistance camp

Shutdown today, Kulgam chalo on Wednesday: resistance camp

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yaseen Malik called for a shutdown on Monday against the killings and asked people to march to Kulgam on Wednesday. In a statement, they condemned the use of “brute force” against civilians in Frisal, Kulgam and termed forces’ action as the […]

Hurriyat in the Cross Hairs of the State?

Hurriyat in the Cross Hairs of the State?

Even though Director General of Police SP Vaid has called into doubt the authenticity of reports suggesting another anti- India uprising in Kashmir in March 2017, questions remain on the nature of the report. It may be recalled that the Economic Times had, a few days ago, carried an item, which citing an ‘internal police […]

Police report does not rule out repetition of 2016 uprising, says Hurriyat unification is ‘threat to peace’

Police report does not rule out repetition of 2016 uprising, says Hurriyat unification is ‘threat to peace’

SRINAGAR: The police in Kashmir are “unnerved” by the unification of various groups in the pro-freedom camp and apprehend that situation in Kashmir could take a sudden turn at any point in time creating a 2016-like atmosphere. In a confidential report, submitted to the government in January 2017, the police have stated that unified Hurriyat […]

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