Posts Tagged ‘ Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ’

Re-deploying troops in Srinagar is a final blow to the hopes of peace

Aug 26th, 2016 | By

By Murtaza Shibli The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has buried all hopes of rapprochement with the besieged Kashmiris, giving a final symbolic blow to any hopes of the now-stalled ‘peace process’, its pet project that it flaunted so vigorously over the years to seek legitimacy as some sort of a champion of pro-Kashmiri sentiments.



Rajnath made a mockery of dialogue: Separatists

Aug 26th, 2016 | By

Separatists on Thursday accused Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh of “making a mockery of dialogue”, while the Congress welcomed the Centre’s move to replace pellet guns. Accusing Mr. Singh of “issuing invitations through Twitter”, incarcerated JLKF chief Yasin Malik said: “Indian leaders are making a mockery of the dialogue process and institution by saying whoever



Right to self-determination only solution to Kashmir dispute: APHC

Aug 23rd, 2016 | By

In occupied Kashmir, APHC Chairman Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyet leaders have rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertions in which he called for dialogue on Kashmir within the Indian Constitution. They said solution to the Kashmir dispute lies in granting right to self-determination to Kashmiris in accordance with the UN resolutions. APHC Chairman,



Kashmiri Separatists Under House Arrest ahead of meeting with Pak NSA , AniNews.in

Aug 20th, 2015 | By

Kashmiri Separatist leaders, who were invited by Pakistan to meet its National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz when he comes to India for the NSA-level talks, were placed under house arrest by the Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday. Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani were placed under house arrest in Srinagar



Interview With Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Chief Muslim Cleric Of Kashmir and chairman of Hurriyat Conference

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

By Yusuf Jameel Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, 40, is the Chief Muslim cleric (Mirwaiz) of Indian-administered Kashmir and chairman of a faction of the Hurriyat Conference, an amalgam of Kashmiri political parties and groups seeking right to self-determination for the people of the scenic Himalayan region in dispute between India and Pakistan and over which the



An open letter to the people of India on the Kashmir issue – Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Apr 9th, 2014 | By

Along with your votes, give your elected leadership the task of resolving the Kashmir Issue once and for all. To the People of India, India’s elections have begun and you are exercising your votes to choose your new political representatives. Whoever you end up electing will be momentously placed to exercise real leadership and take