Separatist Leaders

  • Islamabad: Man linked to Kashmiri separatist leader arrested on 'terror charges' September 10, 2013

    In the first incident of its kind, a man from Jammu and Kashmir has been arrested by police in the Pakistani capital on terrorism-related charges, according to a media report on Tuesday. Mohammad Shoaib, a relative of senior Kashmiri separatist leader Aasiya Andrabi, was detained when police raided a house in...
  • Curfew continues in 8 Jammu districts, 11 including separatist leader arrested August 13, 2013

    Curfew continued in eight districts of Jammu region on Tuesday even as the annual Amarnath Yatra resumed after three days, officials said. Eleven people have been arrested in connection with the communal clashes in Kishtwar. The Amarnath Yatra had remained suspended for the last three days. "The Amarnath Yatra resumed early on...
  • Separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar September 14, 2012

    Srinagar: Several Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest in Srinagar on Friday ahead of a protest against the film "Innocence of Muslims", a trailer of which was uploaded on YouTube. Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • J&K separatist leaders put under house arrest July 13, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection with martyrs' day. Senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • Protesters clash with security forces in Srinagar February 20, 2009

    Srinagar: Nearly a dozen protesters and security men were injured in clashes in the old city area of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital after Friday prayers, officials and witnesses said. Protesters took to the streets in Bohri Kadal area of the old city after the Friday Friday prayers, demanding the...