‘Hurriyat should earn well wishers for the movement’

‘Hurriyat should earn well wishers for the movement’

Junaid Manzoor /Kaiser Majeed SRINAGAR: SRINAGAR: The speakers at a seminar ‘Is Capital Punishment a Solution’ organised by Awami Itihad Party (AIP) on Saturday pledged that they will continue to fight for justice and right to self -determination. AIP organised the seminar at a local hotel here to pay tributes to Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and […]

Geelani, Malik pay tributes to Maqbool Bhat

Geelani, Malik pay tributes to Maqbool Bhat

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani and JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday paid glorious tributes to Maqbool Bhat on his 34th death anniversary. In a statement, Geelani reiterated his demand for return of the mortal remains of Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru. Ridiculing Indian authorities for their reluctance to return back the […]

Maqbool Bhat, Afzal Guru pioneers of movement: Lashkar

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah on Saturday paid tributes to the “pioneers of Kashmir’s indigenous freedom struggle” Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru, saying both played glorious role against the New Delhi’s rule in J&K. “Martyrdom is the pathway to mightiness. The deserving persons opt for such way. Our martyrs are our heirs, heroes and […]

‘Govt curbs cannot deter people from honouring Afzal’

‘Govt curbs cannot deter people from honouring Afzal’

Sopore: On the fifth anniversary of the secretive hanging of Afzal Guroo inside New Delhi’s Tihar Jail, Sopore woke up to a heavy battery of armed personnel, complete with military vehicles and battle gear, standing at every nook and cranny leading to the native village of the late Afzal Guroo. People old and young who […]

Hanging of Bhat, Guru ‘black page’ in judicial history: JRL

Hanging of Bhat, Guru ‘black page’ in judicial history: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Friday said the hanging of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru is like a black page in the judicial history. In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said, “A human was secretly put to gallows on petty pretext […]

DFP organises prog at Afzal Guru’s home, pays tributes

DFP organises prog at Afzal Guru’s home, pays tributes

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Friday organised a programme at Afzal Guru’s ancestral home in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramaulla district to exhibit solidarity with the family on the anniversary, a party statement said. DFP in a statement said, “Those who laid down their lives for the sacred cause of freedom […]

Kashmir turned into a jail: Hurriyat (M)

Kashmir turned into a jail: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the imposition of curfew and restrictions in downtown Srinagar and Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on the fifth anniversary of Afzal Guru. A spokesperson of the amalgam lashed out at authorities for barring people from offering Friday congregational prayers at central Jamia Masjid Srinagar […]

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