Zakir calls Muslims across India to join him to fight ‘infidels’

Zakir calls Muslims across India to join him to fight ‘infidels’

Srinagar: Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa released a 4-minute audio message on Monday in which he called upon Indian Muslims to shun their “cowardice” and join him in fighting the “infidels”. In his message, Musa referred to the recent rape of a Muslim girl by a policeman in a train in Uttar Pradesh. He […]

Ideological Crisis

Ideological Crisis

By Mudasir Nazar Burhan and the martyrdom of Burhan indeed revitalized Kashmiri resistance movement. Once again, like 1990’s militants are received with huge public support and enthusiasm. They are dear, dearer than the lives of their children to Kashmiris. The tremendous popularity of the Hizbul Mujahideen (Hizb henceforth) is a typical feature of the post-Burhan […]

Zakir praises Al Qaeda, calls Pakistan’s system ‘idolatry’

Zakir praises Al Qaeda, calls Pakistan’s system ‘idolatry’

Srinagar: Zakir Musa, the Hizb-ul-Mujahedeen commander who quit the outfit two days ago, said in a new audio message on Monday that there were no differences among militants and all were fighting under the one slogan of Shariyat and Shahadat (Islamic rule and martyrdom). Praising Al-Qaeda, Zakir said that they, too, fought under the same […]

Use vision and wisdom: Joint resistance to militants, pol outfits

Use vision and wisdom: Joint resistance to militants, pol outfits

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership on Sunday stepped in to put down the unease created by Zakir Musa’s statement and cautioned against the possible ‘advantage’ that the statement can give to the ‘enemy’. “In nineties (1990s), the situation was more awful and complex. We paid a great lot in terms of precious lives. We were […]

Hizb, Zakir part ways

Hizb, Zakir part ways

Srinagar: “I stand by my statement. Hizb-ul-Mujahideen has disassociated itself from my statement, so I am disassociating myself from Hizb,” Zakir Musa said in a new audio message on Saturday after the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen disassociated itself from his threatening statement against the Hurriyat leadership, saying it was Zakir’s “personal opinion”. “Now onwards I have no association […]

Zakir’s statement denounced on Facebook

Zakir’s statement denounced on Facebook

Srinagar: Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa’s threat to Hurriyat leaders evoked sharp reaction from Kashmiris on social media, many of them saying that such a statement can harm the ongoing freedom struggle. Terming the statement as one of most unfortunate episodes of the freedom struggle, Mehraj-ud-Din, a scholar, wrote on Facebook, “The statement is not even […]

Can provide security if Hurriyat leaders ask: Mehbooba

Can provide security if Hurriyat leaders ask: Mehbooba

Srinagar: A day after Hizb commander Zakir Musa’s threat to Hurriyat leaders, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the government would consider providing security to the pro-freedom leaders if they asked for it. “If somebody asks us for security, then we will think about it,” Mehbooba told reporters after attending a function for specially-abled sportspersons at […]