Track II: With funds flowing from Pakistan, can Hurriyat be trusted with talks

New Delhi, June 24: Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satyapal Malik said last week that it was encouraging to see the readiness by the Hurriyat Conference (M) for talks. The faction led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that it was always in favour of talks as a means of resolution.

Malik said that the Hurriyat leaders who had once shut the doors on Ram Vilas Paswan were not ready for talks and this was an encouraging sign. It is interesting to note that the readiness by the Hurriyat (M) comes in the wake of a major crackdown by the security forces and also the National Investigation Agency, which is probing a series of cases relating to terror funding in which the Separatists of Kashmir are involved.

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Willing to be questioned, but in Srinagar says Mirwaiz accused in terror funding case

New Delhi, Mar 19: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq did not appear before the NIA in New Delhi on Monday for questioning in connection with a terror funding case and said he was willing to be quizzed here as he fears for his security in the national capital.

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To hit them where it hurts, ED set to attach plush properties of Kashmiri separatists

mirwaiz umarNew Delhi, Mar 09: Furthering its probe, the Enforcement Directorate is all set to attach the properties of the Kashmir separatists. The ED is currently probing charges of money laundering against the separatists.

The move comes just days after the National Investigation Agency carried out searches at premises of separatists, including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, in connection with a case related to funding to terror and separatists groups in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Terror funding: NIA to land at door-step of Yasin Malik, Geelani, Mirwaiz shortly

separatists-1-650_042115080554New Delhi, June 30: The National Investigation Agency which has been probing a terror funding case against the separatists in Kashmir says that next on line at the big-wigs of the Hurriyat. We probed the case in stages and are almost in the final stage, an NIA official informed OneIndia.

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Hurriyat terror funding: Separatists brought in funds from London, Dubai

mirwaiz umarArrests of top separatists in the Kashmir Valley is just round the corner with the National Investigation Agency unearthing shocking details in the Hurriyat terror funding case. The questioning of Shahid Islam, a key aide of Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has revealed that funds were being routed into Kashmir not just through Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, but from London and Dubai as well. Shahid was arrested in July along with scores of others in connection with the case.

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Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win

gautam-gambhir1Gautam Gambhir had a suggestion for Kashmir separatist, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq. A suggestion ‪@MirwaizKashmir‬ why don’t u cross the border? U will get better fireworks (Chinese?), Eid celebs there.I can help u wid packing, Gambhir said in a tweet.

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Anti-nationalism: Separatist Mirwaiz cheers for Pak after win over England in ICC Champions Trophy

mirwaiz umarIn a brazen show of anti-nationalism, Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq cheered for the Pakistan Cricket Team after its win over England in the first semi-final match of the ICC Champions Trophy.
Several locals took to the streets and burst crackers in Kashmir. In a tweet, the chairman of Hurriyat Forum tweeted, “As we were finishing taraweeh, could hear the fire crackers bursting, well played team #Paksitan. Best of luck for the finals!”

Kashmir unrest: What key funder had to say about separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

mirwaiz umarAs the National Investigation Agency probes into funding of separatists in the Valley, it would be interesting to revisit a 2006 probe. The probe was relating to Nasir Shafi Mir who is accused of funding several Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir.

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Kashmir a ‘nuclear flashpoint:’ Talk to us Hurriyat tells Delhi

mirwaiz umarThe explosive Kashmir issue has become a nuclear flashpoint the Hurriyat Conference has said. A meeting held under the leadership of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urged the centre to initiate a meaningful dialogue to find a lasting solution to the Kashmir issue.

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Mirwaiz writes to Pope, Shankaracharya over Kashmir issue

mirwaiz umarSrinagar, Aug 24: Kashmir separatist, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has written to the Pope Francis, Shankaracharya and Imam of the Kaba to find a solution to the problem in Jammu and Kashmir.
Farooq who is the chairman of the Hurriyat (M) brings to the notice of the three religious leaders about the violence in Kashmir.
The letter with Kashmir Reader states, “As I write to you, the present phase of the unceasing and unprecedented violence in Kashmir is over forty days old. Now a sense of extreme urgency has built up due to the inexplicable lack of response from the international community to this human tragedy.

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