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Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat Denounces Civilian Killings In Kashmir

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who continues to be under house arrest, in a statement extended ‘heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the bereaved family of ML Bindroo (chemist) and others’.

Kashmiris Empathize With Afghans: Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz

Sep 09, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said he hopes the formation of new government in Afghanistan will put an end to uncertainty in the country.

Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat Condemns FIR Over Draping Geelani’s Body In Pak Flag, Alleges Harassment To His Family

In a statement, Hurriyat said: ‘It is so tragically inhuman when a family is denied the basic right of burial of their loved one’.

J&K Political Parties Question Dismissal Of 11 Govt Employees On Charges Of Terror Links

Jul 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Hurriyat Conference asked the J&K administration to revoke the dismissal or give the employees a ‘fair chance’ to challenge the charges levelled against them.

Hurriyat Invokes Changing Geopolitical Situation To Address Kashmir Issue

This is the major political statement issued by the Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in recent months.

16 April, 2021

Mirwaiz Farooq Not Released Even During The Month Of Ramzan: Hurriyat

Outlook Web Bureau

The Hurriyat Conference feel unfortunate, as their chairman has not been released even in the month of Ramzan from his "arbitrary" detention.

14 November, 2020

Indo-Pak Talks Necessary To End Bloodshed Along LoC: Hurriyat


‘We urge the governments of India and Pakistan to give up belligerence and come to the table to resolve the J&K dispute,’ the party said.

31 October, 2020

Hurriyat Conference Slams New Land Law, Kashmir Observes Strike

Naseer Ganai

Breaking its long silence, the Hurriyat Conference Wednesday called new Jammu and Kashmir land laws “anti-people”.

28 October, 2020

Hurriyat Breaks Silence, Calls New J&K Land Law ‘Anti-People’

Naseer Ganai

A year after abrogation of Article 370, a rare statement from Hurriyat Conference.

09 July, 2019

Mirwaiz Urges India, Pakistan To Act On UN Report Highlighting 'Human Rights Violations' In J&K

Naseer Ganai

Moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said both India and Pakistan should implement the recommendations reiterated in the UNHCR report from 2018 and move forward on the resolution of “the internationally acknowledged issue.”

31 May, 2019

Overwhelming Mandate Gives PM Modi Power To Play Decisive Role In Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Outlook Web Bureau

The Mirwaiz was addressing prayers at the Jama Masjid here on the occasion of 'Jumat-ul-Vida', the last Friday of Ramzan.

09 April, 2019

NIA Continues Questioning Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq In Terror Funding Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday questioned Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq for the second consecutive day in connection with terror funding case.

08 April, 2019

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Appears Before NIA In Delhi In Terror Funding Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday in connection with a terror funding case, officials said.

04 April, 2019

'Anti-People, Dictatorial': Mirwaiz Umer Farooq On J&K Highway Civilian Traffic Ban

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said the administration's decision to ban movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu and Kashmir national highway for two days a week was 'anti-people and dictatorial'.

15 March, 2019

'No Borders That Terrorism Cannot Cross': Kashmir Condemns Christchurch Mosques Shooting

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kashmir Valley on Friday came together to denounce terror attack at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people saying the brutality proved that there is no place terrorism cannot reach.

11 March, 2019

Mirwaiz Farooq Not To Appear Before NIA In Terror Funding Case

Outlook Web Bureau

NIA has also summoned Naseem Geelani, son of senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

10 March, 2019

NIA Summons To Mirwaiz Emblematic Of Centre's Repeated Assaults On Religious Identity: Mehbooba Mufti

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said the NIA summons to moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were emblematic of the Centre's 'repeated assaults on our religious identity'.

09 March, 2019

Mirwaiz, Geelani's Son Summoned To Delhi For NIA Questioning In Terror-Financing Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The Mirwaiz and Naseem Geelani have been asked to appear at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters in New Delhi on Monday, the agency officials said.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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