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Profile: Syed Ali Gilani – the icon of Kashmir freedom movement

Early life Syed Ali Gilani was born in Zainageer area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on 29 September 1929. He was educated at Sopore, and finished his studies at the Oriental College, Lahore. Political activism Syed Ali Gilani has been viewed as a key Hurriyat leader in …

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Pakistan observing official mourning over Syed Ali Gilani’s death

Islamabad, September 02 (KMS): Pakistan is observing official mourning, today, over the passing away of the veteran Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement for the official mourning was made by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. Imran Khan in a tweet said: “Deeply …

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WKAF urges Muslims across world to observe Friday as day of mourning

Calls for holding of funeral prayers in absentia for Syed Ali Gilani Washington, September 02 (KMS): Washington-based World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF) has appealed all Mosques and Islamic centers around the world to observe Friday (tomorrow) as a day of mourning to pay tribute to the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, …

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Gilani ‘epitome of Kashmir’s struggle for freedom’: Amb. Munir Akram

United Nations, Sep 02 (KMS): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram, mourned the demise of the “great” Kashmiri leader, Syed Ali Gilani, with the hope that the struggle to secure self-determination and freedom for Jammu and Kashmir will continue with “renewed vigour and determination.” “The Pakistan Mission to …

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Article: Iconic Syed Ali Gilani is no more!

Humayun Aziz Sandeela Veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the face of Kashmiri resistance movement who challenged India’s hegemonic rule over Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir for decades, died on September 01, 2021 while under house detention. He was 92. Syed Ali Gilani was born in Zainageer area …

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Call for widespread prayers in absentia for Syed Ali Gilani

Srinagar, September 01 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people of IIOJK, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, people of Pakistan, Kashmiri Diaspora and whole Muslim Ummah, to offer prayers in absentia for the veteran leader, Syed Ali Gilani. The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar also …

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‘Hum Pakistani Hain Aur Pakistan Humara Hai’, Gilani’s famous words

Islamabad, September 02 (KMS): Prime Minister, Imran Khan while paying glowing tributes to iconic Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Gilani recalled his famous slogan: ‘Hum Pakistani hain aur Pakistan Humara hai’. Prime Minister Imran Khan in a tweet wrote: “We in Pakistan salute his courageous struggle & remember his words: ‘Hum …

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Modi regime turns Kashmir valley into ‘Guantanamo Bay’

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Modi-led fascist government has turned the Kashmir valley, particularly Srinagar and adjoining areas into ‘Guantanamo Bay, in a bid to prevent people from attending the funeral of the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani. The occupation authorities forced …

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APHC-AJK to hold media briefing

Islamabad, September 02 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has said that powerful voice of Kashmir freedom movement and face of resistance Syed Ali Gilani embraced martyrdom in years’ long detention of India in Srinagar. The APHC-AJK has decided to hold an emergency media …

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