Yasin Malik

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Yasin Malik
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Born (1966-04-03) 3 April 1966 (age 56)
NationalityIndian
OfficePresident
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front
Political partyJammu Kashmir Liberation Front
All Parties Hurriyat Conference
Criminal charge(s)Criminal Conspiracy
Association with terrorist organisation
Judicial statusLife imprisonment
Spouse(s)Mushaal Hussein Mullick
Children1 daughter

Yasin Malik (born 1966) is a Kashmiri separatist leader and former militant. He supports the separation of Kashmir from both India and Pakistan.[1] He is the Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front.[2] Malik did not support violent actions in 1994 and wanted more peaceful methods in the Kashmir conflict.

In May 2022, Malik said that he was guilty of criminal conspiracy and causing war against the state,[3][4][5] and was sentenced to life imprisonment.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bose 2003, p. 126.
  2. Bose 2003, p. 3: "In early 1990 a group of young men in the Kashmir Valley launched a guerrilla revolt against Indian rule under the banner of a movement calling itself the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)."
  3. "Yasin Malik: Terror funding case; NIA court convicts Yasin Malik | India News - Times of India". The Times of India. May 19, 2022. Retrieved 2022-05-19.
  4. "Terror Funding Case: अलगाववादी नेता यासीन मलिक दोषी करार, कबूली थी आतंकी गतिविधियों में शामिल होने की बात". आज तक (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-05-19.
  5. "Kashmiri Separatist Yasin Malik Convicted In Terror Funding Case". NDTV.com. Retrieved 2022-05-19.
  6. Reuters, Story by. "Indian court sentences top Kashmiri separatist to life in prison". CNN. Retrieved 2022-05-26.