‘Mehbooba has put Kashmir on sale, time to stage strong protests’

Srinagar: Terming the anti-Kashmir policies of the state’s ruling class, ban on peaceful activities of the resistance leadership and arrest spree as dictatorial, Hurriyat Conference (M) today said the way they were taking decisions against the Kashmiri nation’s political and economic interests and bartering Kashmiri’s resources to New Delhi for staying in power, it had become incumbent upon the people and the resistance leadership to stage protests against it.

A statement of Hurriyat (M) issued here said PDP-BJP coalition government was implementing anti-Kashmiri policies and under the garb of setting up of Sainik colonies, separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits and New Industrial Policy and at the same time clamming themselves as representatives of Kashmiri people were actually working toward the mission of making Kashmir a colony of India in every respect.

Appealing people to make the programme of the united resistance leadership of staging peaceful protests and hoisting black flags after Friday congregational prayers a success, the APHC statement said this would send a message against these anti-Kashmir policies of the government.

Condemning the continued arrest of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik at Central Jail, Srinagar and detentions and house arrests of several other resistance leaders and activists, the APHC statement said these undemocratic tactics would not be able to cow down the resistance leadership. (PTK)

Mirwaiz Umar Released After 7 Days of Detention

SRINAGAR: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (m) chairperson, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was released from house detention on Tuesday morning.

Mirwaiz Umar was detained in his Nigeen residence by authorities ahead of a strike call on last Thursday . The strike call was given by both factions of Hurriyat and JKLF against the proposed “Sanik and Pandit Colonies in Kashmir”.

Media Advisor to Mirwaiz, Shahid Ul Islam, who too was detained in his home, told Kashmir Life, “Mirwaiz Umar was released early this morning from seven days of house detention.”

JKLF Chief Muhammad Yasin Malik has been shifted to Central Jail while Syed Ali Geelani remains under continuous house detention.


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