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Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat Denounces Civilian Killings In Kashmir

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’.

06 October 2021

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

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.


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

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


Kashmiris Empathize With Afghans: Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz

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.

09 September 2021

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.


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.

14 November 2020

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’.

06 September 2021

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Hurriyat Conference Slams New Land Law, Kashmir Observes Strike

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

31 October 2020

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28 October 2020
Hurriyat Breaks Silence, Calls New J&K Land Law ‘Anti-People’

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

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

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

Moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said both India and Pakistan should implement the recommendations reiterated in the UNHCR report from 2018 and...


31 May 2019
Overwhelming Mandate Gives PM Modi Power To Play Decisive Role In Kashmir: Mirwaiz

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

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

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

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


08 April 2019
Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Appears Before NIA In Delhi In Terror Funding Case

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

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


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04 April 2019
'Anti-People, Dictatorial': Mirwaiz Umer Farooq On J&K Highway Civilian Traffic Ban

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

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...


15 March 2019
'No Borders That Terrorism Cannot Cross': Kashmir Condemns Christchurch Mosques Shooting

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

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...


11 March 2019
Mirwaiz Farooq Not To Appear Before NIA In Terror Funding Case

Mirwaiz Farooq Not To Appear Before NIA In Terror Funding Case

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

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

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said the NIA summons to moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were emblematic...


09 March 2019
Mirwaiz, Geelani's Son Summoned To Delhi For NIA Questioning In Terror-Financing Case

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

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...


08 March 2019
Restrictions In Srinagar As Separatists Call For Strike Against Slapping Of PSA On Yasin Malik

Restrictions In Srinagar As Separatists Call For Strike Against Slapping Of PSA On Yasin Malik

The separatists called for a strike on Friday against booking of the JKLF chairman and others under the PSA, the crackdown on separatists and ban on...


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01 March 2019
Restrictions Imposed In Srinagar Amid Ban On Jamaat, Mirwaiz Under House Arrest

Restrictions Imposed In Srinagar Amid Ban On Jamaat, Mirwaiz Under House Arrest

Speed of both Mobile and fixed broadband Internet services have been slashed in the valley to prevent exchange of inflammatory posts and pictures on the social...


15 February 2019
Regret Every Killing On Kashmiri Soil, Say Separatists Without Mentioning Pulwama

Regret Every Killing On Kashmiri Soil, Say Separatists Without Mentioning Pulwama

Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik in a statement said, "People and leadership of Kashmir regret every killing that...


29 July 2018
J&K: Separatist Leadership Calls For 2-Day Strike Against

J&K: Separatist Leadership Calls For 2-Day Strike Against "Challenge" To Article 35A

“JRL (Joint Resistance Leadership) met to deliberate serious challenge posed to Art (Article) 35A, want to make it clear to GOI (Government of India) any and...


26 June 2018
Turkey’s Erdogan Is Latest Favourite Of Kashmiri Separatists

Turkey’s Erdogan Is Latest Favourite Of Kashmiri Separatists

Hurriyat’s Mirwaiz hails the newly elected President, who “has raised a voice in support of suppressed people—be it in Palestine or Kashmir”


10 May 2018
Separatist Leader Slams Mufti's All Party Meeting. Says 'Pro-India Parties' Supporting Black Laws Put In Place By New Delhi

Separatist Leader Slams Mufti's All Party Meeting. Says 'Pro-India Parties' Supporting Black Laws Put In Place By New Delhi

He described the All Parties Meeting as nothing but "a farce to mislead people into believing that they are serious or can do something to bring people out of...


19 January 2018
Kashmir Belongs To Them As Much As It Does To Us: Separatist Leader Mirwaiz Farooq Appeals Kashmiri Pandits To Come Back 'Home'

Kashmir Belongs To Them As Much As It Does To Us: Separatist Leader Mirwaiz Farooq Appeals Kashmiri Pandits To Come Back 'Home'

About 4 lakh Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee Kashmir in 1989 in the wake of violence and terrorism and seek shelter in camps for refugees set up in Jammu...


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