Killings becoming order of the day: Mirwaiz

Killings becoming order of the day: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Friday said “brutal killing” of Kashmiri youth by government forces had become the order of the day and was “highly disturbing”. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz said as the joint resistance leadership had planned a sit in outside UNMOGIP office to register protest against the […]

Desist from military adventurism, solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz on LoC flare up

Desist from military adventurism, solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz on LoC flare up

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern and anguish over the escalation in violence between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control, resulting in civilian and soldiers’ deaths on both sides besides hardships for people living near the line of control, Huriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday asked the leadership of both countries to desist from […]

Mirwaiz condemns desecration of Jamia Masjid Anantnag

Mirwaiz condemns desecration of Jamia Masjid Anantnag

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman and head of Mutaheda Majlis-e-Ulema Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday strongly condemned the desecration of Jamia Masjid, Anantnag by government forces and beating of worshipers. Mirwiaz in a statement termed the assault as “ultimate highhandedness” saying, “Now the repression in Kashmir has started touching new heights and now even religious […]

GoI’s doublespeak compounding miseries of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

GoI’s doublespeak compounding miseries of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said the Government of India’s (GoI’s) “doublespeak” is compounding the misery of Kashmiris who want New Delhi to put an end to “repression” and give peace in subcontinent a real chance by taking serious steps towards the resolution of Kashmir dispute. In a statement issued […]

‘Govt has crossed all limits of authoritarianism’

‘Govt has crossed all limits of authoritarianism’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to be under house detention since past four weeks, has strongly criticised government for barring him from offering Friday prayers and delivering religious sermon at Jamia Masjid, Srinagar. He also denounced the converting of downtown Srinagar into a “military garrison”. “Government has crossed all limits […]

Continued suppression is fraught with consequences, say resistance camp

Continued suppression is fraught with consequences, say resistance camp

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership on Thursday warned of consequences if the state authorities continued to suppress the legitimate political aspirations of the people. In a joint statement, pro-freedom leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik said that true heirs of the martyrs of 1931 were arrested or detained by the state […]

Mirwaiz’s security downgraded

Mirwaiz’s security downgraded

Srinagar: The authorities have reduced by half the security cover given to Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The move comes in the wake of the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayoub Pandit on June 23 in the Nowhatta area near Jamia Masjid, where the separatist leader delivers sermons on Fridays and other […]

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