Sehrai demands unconditional release of political prisoners before Eid

Sehrai demands unconditional release of political prisoners before Eid

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Thursday demanded unconditional release of Kashmiri political prisoners before Eid-ul-Fitr. In a statement, he said that the Kashmir is a political and human issue, and “by placing the people in jails for years will neither solve this issue and nor can be the realities regarding to this […]

Geelani welcomes UN initiative asking India to submit report on ‘Kashmir killings’

Geelani welcomes UN initiative asking India to submit report on ‘Kashmir killings’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday welcomed the United Nations Human Rights High Commission’s (UNHCR) fresh initiative for asking India to submit report on “Kashmir killings” since 1990. In a statement, he said that the UN bears moral and political obligations to address Kashmir issue at the earliest and ensure right to […]

HC overturns PSA on Masarat Alam passed while earlier in force

HC overturns PSA on Masarat Alam passed while earlier in force

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has overturned 37th Public Safety Act (PSA) order against Muslim League Chairman Masarat Alam Bhat on the ground that the detention order has been passed during concurrence of earlier detention order while no fresh activity has been attributed to him. The detention order No.90/DMB/PSA/2018 dated 13.11.2018, passed by District Magistrate […]

Shopian boy blinded by pellets a month after police arrested his father

Shopian boy blinded by pellets a month after police arrested his father

SHOPIAN: Doctors are about to remove one eye of 14-year-old Asif Ahmad Parray, and are not sure if he will regain vision in his other eye. Asif’s father, a 60-year-old man, is languishing in police custody since a month. His impoverished family is as worried about the expenses of Asif’s treatment as they are horrified […]

Geelani condemns ‘judicial onslaught’ against ‘pro-freedom’ leaders

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has condemned the “judicial onslaught” against the pro-freedom leaders and their family members. In a statement, Geelani said, “On May 9, 2019 the bail applications of Syed Shakeel Ahmad and Syed Shahid – sons of (Hizb chief) Syed Salahuddin – who have been falsely accused of hawala […]

Geelani expresses solidarity with Kashmiri political prisoners

Geelani expresses solidarity with Kashmiri political prisoners

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri political prisoners and alleged that even during the holy month of Ramadan, the detainees are kept in solitary confinement in small cells without basic amenities, unhygienic food and insufficient medical facilities which have rendered them to suffer miserably. In a statement, Geelani […]

HC directs jail authorities to provide full medical facilities to Factoo

HC directs jail authorities to provide full medical facilities to Factoo

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Tuesday sought response and directed authorities at Udhampur Jail to provide all medical facilities to detained separatist leader Ashiq Hussain Factoo. The court passed directions to Jail Superintendent Udhampur to take necessary steps in this regard and ensure that proper medical facilities are provided to the applicant (Factoo). The […]

Elderly hurriyat leader labelled hardcore provocateur in PSA dossier

Elderly hurriyat leader labelled hardcore provocateur in PSA dossier

SRINAGAR: District Secretary Hurriyat (G), Kulgam- Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh, detained under a Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to Kotbalwal Jail Jammu, has been labelled as hardcore provocateur of stone pelting by police in the PSA dossier against him. It is the third PSA on Ramzan, who is in his mid 60s. The detention order […]

Hurriyat (M), JKLF voice concern over deteriorating health of Yasin Malik in Tihar jail

Hurriyat (M), JKLF voice concern over deteriorating health of Yasin Malik in Tihar jail

Photo caption: JKLF stages protest in London against ill-treatment of Malik, banning of party Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Saturday expressed concern over the deteriorating health condition of incarnated Muhammad Yasin Malik, saying that the reports have raised alarm among the masses across Kashmir about […]

Sehrai condemns ‘arrest spree’ in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Moahammad Ashraf Sehrai on Saturday condemned the “arrest spree” of youth in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Pulwama ahead of parliamentary election. In a statement, he said: “Elections are meaningless in presence of draconian laws like AFSPA, mass arrests of youth and activists. When it comes to Kashmir, the meaning of every […]

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