‘Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik to lead Protest March’

Joint Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik have decided “to lead the pro-Kashmir march towards Lalchowk from their respective residences Hyderpora, Nageen and Maisuma tomorrow at 11:30 am”. In a statement issued on Sunday, leaders said, “People should ensure their participation in the said march to convey the oppressor and its local yes-men, that we will continue to fight for our goal.”

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Situation tense in Kulgam, dozens injured during violent protests, Geelani, Mirwaiz stages sit-in, lashes out at UN

 25 injured reach Kulgam Hospital, situation very tense Reports from Kulgam in south Kashmir suggest that situation is very tense and more than 30 persons have sustained injuries in the ongoing clashes in the district however officials were not available for comments. District Hospital Kulgam sources told Kashmir Post that they received 25 injured persons who have different sorts of injuries. Intense clashes erupted in Adeejan area of the district after thousands of protesters were stopped from marching to DH Pora. Local people had called a prayer meeting at DH Pora in…

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Geelani, Mirwaiz barred from reaching Jamia Masjid

Police on Friday once again detained the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani outside his Hyderpora residence when he defied the curfew and tried marching towards Jamia Masjid in old city, reports said. As soon as Geelani stepped out of his Hyderpora residence a huge contingent of Police told him he cannot move out and arrested him. Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday was arrested and shifted to police station Nigeen. “Mirwaiz was arrested as soon he stepped out for Jamia Masjid,” media advisor…

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Geelani, Mirwaiz, Yasin bat for liquor Ban, KEA protest against Sale

‘Alcohol promotion will hurt sentiments of Muslims’ Demanding complete ban on sale and consumption of liquor in J&K, several separatist leaders on Monday said Jammu and Kashmir is a Muslim-majority state and the stand taken by PDP-BJP government regarding liquor promotion “will hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims.” In a joint statement, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik said if this substance can be banned in Bihar and Kerala, why can’t it be done in Muslim…

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Geelani, Yasin vow to resist Indian designs jointly

All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chief Muhammad Yasin Malik have appealed to the people to jointly resist the imposition of evil agenda of Hindu extremist organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Jan Sangh in the territory. The appeal was made at a meeting between Syed Ali Gilani and Muhammad Yasin Malik at former’s Hyderpora residence in Srinagar, today. The two leaders discussed the Indian conspiracies including construction of separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits and Indian soldiers and imposition of so-called industrial policy…

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Geelani, Malik call for strike tomorrow; Mirwaiz appeals for Friday protests

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani have called for a strike tomorrow to protest against the fresh killing in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has appealed for protests after Friday prayers. A spokesman of the JKLF, quoting Yasin Malik, appealed people to observe a complete shutdown against the killing of Jahangir Ahmad after being hit by a teargas shell in Drugmulla area. He also appealed people to hold protests after Friday prayers. In a statement, Geelani also…

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Geelani, Omar on same page on JNU issues, caution against harassing Kashmiri students

Separatist Hurriyat Conference and Kashmir based human rights groups have come out in support of striking students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University and have condemned registration of FIR against former Delhi University Professor SAR Geelani. Separatist Hurriyat Conference and Kashmir based human rights groups have come out in support of striking students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University and have condemned registration of FIR against former Delhi University Professor SAR Geelani. They also condemned alleged harassment of Kashmiri students in various campuses in Delhi and other places. Already former…

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Geelani, Malik, Mirwaiz call for shutdown on Feb 9, 11

Kashmir’s top separatist leadership on Tuesday called for a complete shutdown on February 9 and February 11 on the anniversaries of Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Bhat respectively. The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani called for complete and state-wide shutdown on 9th and 11th February and appealed people to hold special prayers on these days as a tribute to Afzal Guru and MaqboolBhat who were executed on these days respectively. While reiterating his demand for the return of the mortal remains of Bhat and Guru who were…

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Geelani, Andrabi oppose Gulmarg NY events as ‘cultural aggression’

scribing the New Year celebrations as an act of “cultural aggression” aimed to disconnect Kashmiris from religion, society and its rich heritage, Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani and another separatist Asiya Andrabi on Tuesday asked the Kashmiri people to stay away from year-end festivities. The separatists were reacting to Jammu & Kashmir tourism department’s programme of taking a musical event to Gulmarg on December 31st. A Bollywood musical fest ‘Rooh-e-Saaz’ is being organized to kick off the New Year 2016, with some popular voices from the film industry chipping…

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Geelani, Malik attack CM Mufti Sayeed for praising PM Modi

Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Yasin Malik on Tuesday attacked Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for showering praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The puppet Chief Minister’s praise of Modi and Hindu fanatic RSS is reflective of his ideological and physical slavery. In fact, Mufti Sayeed is working as a bridge for the RSS to sacrifice Jammu and Kashmir to the communal forces,” Geelani, chairman of hardline Hurriyat Conference, said. Reacting to Sayeed’s statement that Modi is not “intolerant”, Geelani said he has “unmasked” himself. JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik also…

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