11 May, 2021

Kashmir Is A ­Political Problem. Govt Must ­Accept This: Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq says ceasefire is no solution to Kashmir issue.

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Kashmir Is A ­Political Problem. Govt Must ­Accept This: Mirwaiz Umer Farooq
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2018-07-06T12:34:24+05:30

Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq tells Naseer Ganai that New Delhi should stop projecting the Kashmir issue as one of terrorism, and seek the solution through negotiations among Kashmiris and the Indian and Pakistani governments. Edited excerpts from the interview.

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What’s happening in the Valley these days?

The situation is unprecedented. An anti-people policy has been adopted and a completely military approach is being ­implemented. The Indian Army’s Operation All Out is basically “Operation Wipe Out”. Innocent civilians are being ­targeted and we are seeing the highest number of civilian ­casualties ever in operations. It is clear the Indian government...

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