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 […]

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 […]

Kupwara shuts down on massacre anniversary

Kupwara shuts down on massacre anniversary

MLA Rasheed detained, says army confessing guilt by objecting to investigation Mushtaq Ahma Kupwara: A complete shutdown was observed in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of 1994 massacre in which forces killed 27 civilians in indiscriminate unprovoked firing. Shops, business establishments, tuition centres and petrol pumps remained closed in the […]

Geelani pays tributes

Geelani pays tributes

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Saturday paid tributes to martyrs of 1994 Kupwara massacre, and said that the culprits of the heinous crime roam free. In a statement issued here, Geelani said that though entire J&K has witnessed “barbarism and brutality”, but Kupwara bore most of the brunt and martyrs graveyards in […]

Report on Kupwara massacre released

Report on Kupwara massacre released

SRINAGAR: International Forum for Justice and Human Rights (IFJHRJK) Saturday released a report about 1994 Kupwara massacre here. The report stated that at least 27 people were killed on this day in 1994 in Kupwara town and still justice is eluding victims as state police has closed this case as ‘untraced’. The report was released […]

Kupwara massacre anniversary: 24 years on, victims denied justice

Kupwara massacre anniversary: 24 years on, victims denied justice

Kupwara: Twenty four years after 27 people were killed by armymen in Kupwara for observing a shutdown on India’s republic day people are still waiting for justice. Like most of Kashmir, the residents of Kupwara has observed a shutdown on January 26, 1994. However, it was against the orders of an army officer from Punjab […]

Shutdown marks 1994 Kupwara massacre anniversary

Shutdown marks 1994 Kupwara massacre anniversary

Activist of Geelani’s Tehreek-e-Hurriyat arrested during a protest Kupwara: Kupwara observed a shutdown to mark the martyrdom of 27 civilians who were massacred by the army on 27 January 1994. Most shops and business establishments, petrol pumps and tuition centres remained closed. However, transport was plying normally. The families of the martyrs visited the graveyard […]

Can peace be realised under repression and subjugation, asks Mirwaiz

Can peace be realised under repression and subjugation, asks Mirwaiz

Srinagar:  The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that peace and progress can be given a “real chance” in the region only “by respecting the wishes of the people of J&K.” Addressing the Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid Srinagar Mirwaiz questioned how peace and progress could be achieved in an environment […]