Shabir Shah arrested in Pulwama
Srinagar, December 30 : Indian police personnel arrested
senior APHC leader and the President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom
Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmed Shah at Pulwama.
Shah was on way to Shopian to address a public meeting after Friday prayers
when a heavy contingent of police stopped his vehicle and took him into
custody at Neaw Khanda in Pulwama.
The DFP spokesman condemned Shabir Shah’s arrest and said that India would
never succeed in its efforts to weaken the liberation movement by keeping
Shabir Shah away from the people
He said that India was playing delaying tactics with regard to resolving the
dispute. “Pakistan, in past and the recent times, has expressed willingness
to resolve the Kashmir issue. However, India has always backed off. New
Delhi has a military approach to deal with the issue,” he added. He stressed the need for resolving the dispute through
tripartite talks and said, “No bilateral solution will be acceptable to the
people here. We are the main party to the conflict and our participation is
a must in bringing about a resolution to this long pending issue.”
Kashmir is purely political issue: Shabir Shah
Srinagar, December 28 : Senior leader of the All Parties
Hurriyet Conference and the President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic
Freedom Party, Shabir Ahmad Shah has said that Kashmir is purely a political
issue that can only be resolved politically after taking its people on
Shah speaking at a meeting of his party activists in Srinagar pointed out
that to ease the international pressure, India was trying to dub the Kashmir
dispute as a problem, which could be resolved by giving economic benefits to
its people. “But the fact remains that Kashmir is neither an economic issue
nor a law and order problem. It is a political problem for which millions of
people have so far offered the supreme sacrifice of their life,” he added.
Shah paying rich tributes to the martyrs reiterated the pledge to take their
mission to its logical conclusion at all costs. He urged the people to foil
the nefarious designs of those who wanted to harm the sectarian harmony in
the Kashmir Valley.
Kashmiris’ sacrifices not to go waste: Shabir Shah
Srinagar, December 27:Senior leader of the All Parties
Hurriyet Conference, and DFP chief Shabir Ahmed Shah has said that the
unparalleled sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiri people for resolution of
the Kashmir dispute will not go waste.
Shah was addressing a delegate session of his party activists in Srinagar.
He maintained that the world community had realized that the people of Jammu
and Kashmir were engaged in a just liberation struggle for the past
sixty-four years and pressure was increasing on India to settle the
lingering dispute. The DFP chief stated that Hurriyet Conference was
custodian of the Kashmiri martyrs and wanted settlement of the dispute over
Kashmir in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations through the relevant
Shah deplored that on one hand, India claimed to be the largest democracy of
the world and on the other, it was victimizing the Kashmiri people for
challenging its rule and demanding their inalienable right to
Pressure mounting on India for Kashmir resolution: Shabir shah
Srinagar, December 26 : Senior APHC leader and the
President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Shabir Ahmad Shah
has said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri people for political settlement of
the Kashmir dispute will not be allowed to go waste.
Shah addressing party activists in Srinagar said that the entire world knew
that the people of Kashmir had been struggling for last 64 years to get rid
of Indian bondage. “Pressure is mounting on India for evolving a political
solution to the dispute,” he said.
He said that New Delhi had been trying to present Kashmir as an issue of law
and order before the international community but it would never succeed in
its nefarious designs. He said that Kashmir was the matter pertaining to the
future of millions of Kashmiris.
Shah said that Kashmir dispute could be resolved by implementing the
relevant UN resolutions. He said that the Kashmir dispute had been
internationalized due to sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs and vowed that the
people of Kashmir would take the liberation movement to its logical
conclusion at all costs.
Shabir, condole Kochak’s demise
Srinagar, December 25 : Senior Hurriyet leader, and DFP
chief shabir Ahmed shah have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise
of noted Kashmiri leader, Ghulam Rasool Kochak
Shah in a statement in Srinagar expressed solidarity and sympathies with the
Shah during his visit to the bereaved family in Islamabad termed late Kochak
as an active leader of Mahaze-e-Raishumari and great social figure who also
wished for resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
Shah expressing grief over the death of Ghulam Rasool Kochak said that the
deceased spent several years with prominent Kashmiri writer, Pandit Prem
Nath Bazaz, during freedom struggle in Kashmir.
Meanwhile DFP chief shabir shah including APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar farooq
and other religious scholars attend the condolence meeting for renowned
spiritual personality and religious scholar, Faqir-i-Milat Allama Pir
Mohammad Yasin at Harwan in Srinagar and paid rich tributes to him.
Shabir , urges India to show seriousness on Kashmir dispute
Srinagar, December 24 : senior leader of the All Parties
Hurriyet Conference, and DFP chief Shabir Ahmad Shah has said that Kashmir
is not a territorial dispute between Pakistan and India but an issue
pertaining to the political future of millions of Kashmiris.
Shah while addressing a public gathering in Ganderbal urged India to show
seriousness to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the
aspirations of Kashmiri people. “Brutal and cruel regimes are crumbling in
the world and soon the Kashmiris will also see the dawn of freedom,” he
added. Shah maintained that the people of Jammu and Kashmir had been
rendering enormous sacrifices for liberation of their soil from Indian
subjugation. He paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the district Ganderbal
who laid down their lives for the righteous cause and stated that their
sacrifices would not be allowed to go waste. Shah pointed out that durable peace in South Asia was not
possible without settling the dispute over Kashmir. Shah urged India to stop
arrest and harassment of the Kashmiri people and resolve the Kashmir dispute
without any further delay. The participants of the rally chanted ‘go India
go’ slogans during the rally.
Beware of anti-movement element ,, Shabir Shah
Srinagar, December 17 : Senior leader of the All Parties
Hurriyet Conference, and DFP chief Shabir Ahmed Shah have urged the
Kashmiris to remain cautious about the elements who want to sabotage the
ongoing liberation movement. Shah talking to media men in Budgam said that
the Kashmiris should frustrate with unity the conspiracies aimed at dividing
them on sectarian lines. He said that the liberation movement would be taken
to its logical conclusion against all odds.
Later, Indian police stopped shah at Takipora and not allowed him to proceed
towards Nasrallahpora area of Budgam, where he was going to take stock of
the situation that arose due to a video containing objectionable content.
Shah talking to reporters at his residence in Srinagar said that the puppet
administration was stoking sectarianism in the occupied territory. Shah said that the occupation authorities
were using repressive measures to suppress the Kashmiris’
struggle for securing their right to self-determination. He
said that Kashmir was not a border dispute but an issue
pertaining to the future of millions of Kashmiris and without
its settlement durable peace in South Asia is not possible.
Shah visited the residence of a youth, Tariq Ahmed Butt, who
was recently killed by some miscreants in Nowhatta area of
Srinagar, and participated in his Rasm-e-Chaharam.
Shabir Shah arrested from Mirgund
Srinagar, December 16 : The Indian police arrested senior
leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) and the President of
Democratic Freedom party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah from Mirgund, today.
Shah was going to Baramulla to address a public gathering after Juma
prayers. When he reached Mirgund, the Indian police personnel arrested him.
Earlier, in a statement issued in Srinagar,the senior APHC leader demanded
revocation of all draconian laws from the territory, release of all
illegally detained Kashmiri Hurriyet leaders and activists and withdrawal of
Indian troops from the territory.
The DFP spokesman while denouncing the arrest of party
leader, said that the authorities had prevented the senior APHC leader from
offering Juma prayers 40th time this year either by arresting or placing him
under house arrest. He said that stopping of Shabir Ahmad Shah from offering
Juma prayers and addressing public gathering had exposed the real face of
India that claimed to be the biggest democracy.
High Court asks authorities to clarify Shabir Shah’s detention
Srinagar, December 14 : The High Court of occupied
Kashmir has directed the authorities to file an affidavit explaining whether
it requires the detention of senior leader of All Parties Hurriyet
Conference (APHC) and DFP chief Shabir Ahmed Shah..
Shah was released from Kotbhalwal Jail, Jammu, in November last year
by the puppet administration without quashing his detention under the black
law, Public Safety Act .in other separate decisions, the High Court has also quashed detentions of
three persons booked by the authorities under the draconian law PSA..The authorities booked Shabir Shah on July 01, 2010. Subsequently, he
was shifted to Kotbhalwal Jail. In the meanwhile he challenged his detention
through his counsel Advocate Mir Shafqat Hussain before the High Court.
However, he was released on November 03,
2010 from Kotbhalwal Jail. Earlier, the senior APHC leader and
DFP chief had refused to come out of jail after the
authorities ordered his release on parole with certain
conditions. Though he was released, however, his detention
order is still alive and is pending before the High Court",
counsel Shafqat said. As the case came up for hearing before
Justice J.P. Singh, the counsel, representing the puppet
administration in the matter, was directed to file an
affidavit that whether the administration really required the
detention of shabir shah. The judge gave authorities two
weeks time to respond.
Shah paid Rich tributes to Sofi Muhammad Akbar,
Srinagar, December 13 : Senior APHC leader
Shabir Ahmed Shah has paid rich tributes to prominent Kashmiri
liberation leader and founder of Mahaz-e-Azadi, Sofi Muhammad
Akbar, on the eve of his death anniversary, falling on
in a statement issued in Srinagar, Shah said that the
personality of Sofi Sahib was a role model for the pro-freedom
leaders. He said that steadfastness of leaders was imperative
for any movement to reach its logical conclusion. Shah said it
was Sofi Akbar who kept the morale of the Kashmiri people
intact during and after Indra-Abdullah Accord.
Meanwhile, the Chief Patron of Mahaz-e-Azadi, Azam Inqilabi
has released his new book namely Beacon Light on the eve of
24th death anniversary of founding leader of the organization,
Sofi Muhammad Akbar.
Shah said that he in his book had urged India and Pakistan to
peacefully settle the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the
India a usurper: Shabir Shah
Srinagar, December 04: Senior APHC leader and DFP chief
Shabir Ahmed Shah, addressing a public gathering at Naeen in Sangham said
that the people of Kashmir had been offering unparalleled sacrifices for the
Kashmir cause and they were determined to take the liberation movement to
its logical end.
Shah said that the Kashmiris would continue their
righteous struggle following the footprints of Hazarat Imam Hussain (RA).
Shah deplored that India had usurped the political and religious rights of
the people in the occupied territory.
Later, Indian police took Shah into custody when he was returning to
Srinagar and shifted him to undisclosed destination.
Shabir Shah arrested from Awantipura
Srinagar, December 02 : The Indian police arrested senior
leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC),and DFP chief Shabir
Ahmad Shah from Awantipora, today.
Shah was going to Doroshahabad to address a public gathering after Juma
prayers. When he reached Awantipora, the Indian police personnel arrested
Earlier, in a statement issued in Srinagar, Shah demanded
revocation of all draconian laws from the territory. He warned if any
amendment was brought in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), it would be
strongly resisted. He said that the authorities wanted to grant more powers
to the Indian forces by bringing amendments in the CrPC.
Shah deplored that the occupation authorities had unleashed a reign of
terror in Jammu and Kashmir and India was trying to suppress the freedom
movement through its military might and youth, even minors, were being
harassed and booked under draconian law he pointed out that not a single FIR was
registered against the Indian troops and police personnel
responsible for the killing of over 122 innocent people during
the last year’s uprising while a commission was appointed to
probe the death of a worker of pro-India National Conference.
He termed the Army-sponsored tour to India for the Kashmiri
children as a conspiracy. “The exercise is aimed at giving the
people particularly those in remote areas the impression that
Army is for the welfare of the people and thus legitimize
Shah said that the people of Kashmir should be given their
right self-determination so that they could decide their fate
by themselves. He also reiterated that the liberation movement
would be taken to its logical conclusion against all odds
Shabir put under house arrest in Srinagar
Srinagar, November 11 : The authorities have placed
senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference and DFP chief Shabir
Ahmad Shah under house arrest in Srinagar.
Shah was to address a public gathering in Bandipore after Juma prayers,
Pertinently, the authorities have prevented the senior APHC leader from
offering Juma prayers 35 times this year either by arresting or placing him
under house arrest.
Meanwhile, Shabir Ahmad Shah in statement said that India had utilized every
tactic to suppress the liberation movement but did not succeed in its
nefarious designs. He said that the people of Kashmir had rendered
unprecedented sacrifices for securing their right to self-determination and
the struggle would be taken to its logical end, despite all odds.He also expressed serious concern over the Indian planning to change the
demographic status of Jammu and Kashmir by settling non-Kashmiris in the
territory. He said that the people of Kashmir would resist the Indian
conspiracy and would never allow converting Muslim majority into minority.
He said that the Kashmiris’ sacrifices had internationalized the Kashmir
dispute due to which the world community had also realized the urgency of
Kashmiris want to live with dignity and respect: Shabir
Srinagar, November 8 : Senior All Parties Hurriyet
Conference leader and DFP chief shabir shah has said that it can no longer
suppress the voices and will of the people of Kashmir through the use of
brute force and military might. Shah addressing an Eid ul Azha gathering in
Srinagar maintained that the Kashmiris wanted a solution of the Kashmir that
would reflect their wishes and aspirations. He said that the time had come
to make a new beginning and formulate a way to resolve the dispute in a
friendly and amicable manner. SHAH emphasized that the Kashmiri people did
not strive for relief packages, jobs or subsidies from India but for living
a life of dignity and respect.
Meanwhile, Wali Mohammad Gilani, the brother of Syed Ali Gilani passed away
after a brief illness in Sopore. Besides Syed Ali Gilani thousands of people
including Hurriyet leaders, Shabir Ahmad Shah, attended the funeral prayers.
Hurriyet leader in his statement expressed heartfelt condolence to the
Shah placed under house arrest
Srinagar, November 7 : The puppet authorities placed the
senior APHC leader, Shabir Ahmad Shah under house arrest on Eid day, today.
The shah could not offer Eid prayers as the authorities did not allow him to
People held pro-liberation and anti-India demonstrations in Srinagar, Sopore,
Pattan, Islamabad and other areas of occupied Kashmir. Dozens people were
injured when Indian paramilitary forces used brute force and teargas shells
against the protestors in Sopore and Islamabad areas.
Shah has warned India that it can no longer suppress the voices and will of
the people of Kashmir through the use of brute force and military might.
Shah maintained that the Kashmiris wanted a solution of the Kashmir that
would reflect their wishes and aspirations.
He said that the time had come to make a new beginning and formulate a way
to resolve the dispute in a friendly and amicable manner. Shah emphasized
that the Kashmiri people did not strive for relief packages, jobs or
subsidies from India but for living a life of dignity and respect.
Shah arrested in Keller
Srinagar, November 04 : Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic
Freedom Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah was arrested by police on Friday
while he was on his way to Keller.
Shah was going to Keller to express solidarity with the families of youth
arrested and martyred by Indian police and troops in the area. The police
intercepted the senior APHC leader at New Khanda and took him into custody.
The party's general secretary Molana Abdulah Tari adressing party workers at
the party head office in sirinagar condemned the arrest of Shabir Shah
saying that such tactics could not keep the Hurriyet leadership away from
Meanwhile Molana Tari has paid rich tributes to Mir Syed Ali Hamdani for his
contribution in spreading Islam. He described Shah-e-Hamdan as true, conversant and truthful personality and
said that it was his true greatness that in only three of his visits, he lit
the light of Islam in the entire Kashmir..Meanwhile, the annual urs of Hazrat Mir
Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) was celebrated with religious fervour
and gaiety as thousands of devotees thronged the shrine of the
Sufi saint in Khanqah-e-Mualla in Srinagar..Congregational
prayers were offered by several thousands people, who had come
from different parts of the Kashmir Valley to the shrine. Head
cleric of the shrine threw light on the contribution of the
saint in spreading Islam in Jammu and Kashmir.
Shah seeks Inl. community's to resolve Kashmir dispute
Srinagar, November 02 : senior All Parties Hurriyet
Conference leader and DFP chief Shabir Ahmad Shah has said that Jammu and
Kashmir is a disputed territory, which needs to be resolved through
tripartite dialogue between Pakistan, India and true representatives of the
Addressing media men after meeting people hailing from various walks of life
at Mattan in Islamabad, Shah sought the world community’s help to resolve
the decades old dispute.Shah in a media interview expressed sympathies with
the family of the boy who was abducted and killed in Pampore.Meanwhile at least six civilians including a woman were injured in a grenade
blast near an army bunker at General Bus Stand in Kupwara.An Indian trooper committed suicide by shooting himself with his own service
rifle at Jammu Railway Station, today, raising the number of such deaths
among the Indian troops and police personnel in the occupied territory to
224 since January 2007.
Indian police used brute force on students who were protesting against the
anti-people policies of the puppet authorities in Jammu.