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By News Desk Hurriyat Conference (M) today lashed out at the Indian media and mainstream political parties ‘for deliberately engaging in a political onslaught to distract attention from the ground situation in Kashmir resulting from Afzal Guru’s hanging’. The Hurriyat spokesperson in a press statement issued from Srinagar said that Afzal Guru’s hanging has angered and anguished Kashmiris.,He addded that diversionary tactics will not hide the fact that the sentiments of Kashmiris have yet again been treated with utter contempt and disregard. The Hurriyat (M) spokesperson stated that Kashmir was a raging conflict that has real dimensions that affect the

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By News Desk The Jammu and Kashmir Government has ordered a magisterial probe into the Watergam, Sopore firing incident, while an FIR has been lodged against the concerned unit of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The incident took place on February 10, when a contingent of 92 Bn CRPF allegedly opened fire on protestors at Watergam, Sopore in which several youth were injured, one among whom namely Ober Ahmed later died at Shere Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here. While confirming that a probe had been ordered into the incident, Minister for Medical Education, who is in charge minister

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By News Desk Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the execution of Afzal Guru and the manner of dealing with the fallout in Kashmir has resulted in reinforcement of the sense of denial of justice among the people of Kashmir. In a statement issued here today Mehbooba said that there is a long standing grouse among the people in the state that they have been treated differently and unjustly at collective and individual levels when it came to application of law and constitution. “Unfortunately this view has only been vindicated by the way and the myopic handling of Guru’s case

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By News Desk Asking people to assemble at historical Eidgah on Friday in Srinagar, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has urged Government of India to return the mortal remains of Afzal Guru to his family. He also called for return of mortal remains of Maqbool Bhat who was hanged at Delhi’s Tihar Jail in 1984. While accusing the state of continued restrictions and atrocities resulting in killings of youth, Geelani extended the shutdown call till Friday. He said they were left with no other option but to extend the strike ‘as it is the only option oppressed people of