Hafta-e-Shahadah: Hurriyat (M) to organise seminar on May 19

Hafta-e-Shahadah: Hurriyat (M) to organise seminar on May 19

Srinagar: A seminar will be organized by Hurriyat (M) on May 19 at its Rajbagh headquarters here in connection with the ongoing Hafta-e-Shahadah (martyr’s week), the spokesperson said on Saturday. Hafta-e-Shahadah is being observed to commemorate the martyrdom anniversaries of Shaheed-e-Milat Moulana Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq (RA), martyrs of Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990 and […]

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Bandipora: The District and Sessions Judge Bandipora on Wednesday sent one of the accused in the Saderkoot Bala massacre case to judicial custody after he was produced by police before the court today. The accused was arrested on Tuesday after “evading arrest” for 23 years. Police said they had arrested the accused, Wali Mohammad, from […]

SHRC seeks status report of probe into 1994 Kupwara massacre

SHRC seeks status report of probe into 1994 Kupwara massacre

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday called for a latest status of investigation report regarding the massacre of 27 civilians at Kupwara on 27 January 1994. SHRC chairperson Justice (Rtd) Bilal Nazki issued notice to the government on a petition filed by rights activist Ahsan Untoo. On the eve of India’s Republic […]

Culprits of Gawkadal massacre ‘untraced’, Srinagar SSP tells SHRC

Culprits of Gawkadal massacre ‘untraced’, Srinagar SSP tells SHRC

Srinagar: In a report submitted to the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Thursday, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar stated that the case of the Gawkadal massacre of 21 January, 1990, has been closed as “untraced”. The report said that despite full efforts made by the police to trace the culprits, no clue […]

SHRC directs SSP Srinagar to explain delay in Gawkadal massacre investigation

SHRC directs SSP Srinagar to explain delay in Gawkadal massacre investigation

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Monday directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar to appear before the commission on Feb 6 to explain the delay in completing the investigation into the FIR lodged in the Gawkadal massacre of January 22, 1990. Chairman, Commission Justice (Rtd) Bilal Nazki issued the notice to SSP through […]

Kupwara shuts to remember 1994 massacre victims

Kupwara shuts to remember 1994 massacre victims

Kupwara: Complete shutdown was observed in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday to mark the anniversary of 1994 massacre in which 27 civilians were killed in alleged army firing. All shops and other business establishments including tuition centres remain closed while public transport was completely off the roads. Hundreds of people including traders offered congregational […]

Kupwara traders call for shutdown on massacre anniversary

Kupwara traders call for shutdown on massacre anniversary

Kupwara: The traders federation of Kupwara has called for a shutdown on Sunday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Jan 27, 1994 massacre in which 27 people were killed in the town by government forces. President Traders Federation Kupwara, Hafizullah said that they have called for a shutdown in the town and people will march […]

Shutdown called in Handwara on massacre anniversary

Shutdown called in Handwara on massacre anniversary

Handwara: The Traders Federation Handwara has called for a shutdown in the town on Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of Jan 25, 1990 massacre in which government forces killed 27 people and injured other 57 people in the town. President Traders Federation Handwara Ajaz Ahmad Sofi said that 29 years after massacre, the killers of […]

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