Mirwaiz remembers twin massacres of Handwara and Wandhama

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday remembered the victims of twin massacres of Wandhama and Handwara. Mirwaiz said that while people were yet to come to the terms from Gaw Kadal massacre, on this day in 1990, 21 civilians were killed in Handwara. “Remembering with pain, another massacre executed in the month […]

Persuade New Delhi to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges int’l community

Persuade New Delhi to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges int’l community

SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of the Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said it is the moral duty of the international community to intervene and play its role to put an end to the “various forms of human rights violations committed by forces and other state agencies” in Kashmir. He said the forces […]

The bloodbath continues, amid ban on peaceful protests, says Mirwaiz

The bloodbath continues, amid ban on peaceful protests, says Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the killing of a youth Khalid Ahmad Dar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said even protesting against the search operations under CASO is responded with lethal pellets and bullets. Mirwaiz in a statement said the “bloodbath” of Kashmiri youth by forces […]

Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat brings out Human Rights Report 2017

Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat brings out Human Rights Report 2017

Srinagar: In its Annual Human Rights Report for 2017, the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference on Saturday said that a total of 391 persons died in “violent incidents” this year in Kashmir. “Out of 391 persons, 97 were civilians, 81 of armed forces and police personnel, and 212 militants, while killing of one counter-insurgent was […]

Mirwaiz again under detention, protests continue

SRINAGAR: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) on Thursday termed the government’s decision of once again placing the chairman of the amalgam, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, under house arrest as a “political vendetta and frustration”, and warned that if the policy of repression continues, the move will be resisted by the people. APHC criticized the government for […]

Delhi bullying resistance leadership for talks: Mirwaiz, Malik

Delhi bullying resistance leadership for talks: Mirwaiz, Malik

Summoning of Geelani’s son SRINAGAR: Resistance leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said summoning the kith and kin of resistance leadership by NIA and ED is aimed at forcing it (leadership) for talks with Delhi’s envoy. Mirwaiz and Malik in a joint statement said “forcing one for talks by bullying is […]

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