Kashmiri Separatist Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Kashmiri Separatist Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri hardline separatist leader, who rejects negotiations with the Indian government that other top pro-independence politicians support and whom Abdullah has blamed for provoking the 2010 violence, says Kashmir is ready to erupt again as its people remain harassed and denied basic rights. Photographer Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images