Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has said that India is holding Kashmir on gunpoint and the people of Kashmir have never accepted this forced occupation.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar ridiculed the statement of Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, V K Singh, said that Hurriyet leaders were free to meet Pakistani representatives on Indian soil. He said that the pro-freedom leadership had never asked for permission from India in this regard. »

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Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of journalism at Central University of Kashmir in Ganderbal protested during a function against the curbs on the press in the territory.

The students reacted in protest to an event organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Press Association in collaboration with the University to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday. »

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Journalists working in difficult situation in IOK

Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the UN resolutions are very much relevant and provide the basis for settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

Syed Ali Gilani told reporters at his residence in Srinagar that a statement from any UN or Indian official cannot lessen the significance of these resolutions, which guarantee right to self-determination to the Kashmiris. The APHC Chairman pointed out that India was signatory to 18 UN resolutions on Kashmir that promised this right to the Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of his own Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the present PDP-BJP regime is touching new heights of oppression in the territory.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing reporters at the office of the Hurriyet forum in Srinagar asked the authorities to fight the pro-freedom camp on political turf than caging them in homes and jails. He reminded the puppet Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, of her 2010 street protests wherein she would demand revocation of draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act and call for end to atrocities. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Awami Ittehad Party Chief, and member of so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed has said that the sacrifices offered by Kashmiri people will not go waste and India will have to come to the table of negotiations for settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

Engineer Rasheed while talking to people during his visit to the families of martyrs, Bilal Ahmad Butt, and Naseer Ahmad at Karimabad in Pulwama asked India to learn a lesson from the love the Kashmir people have in their hearts for militants (Mujahideen). »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader, Javaid Ahmad Mir, has said that the puppet administration pursuing the agenda of RSS and Israel is harassing pro-freedom people particularly youth and students.

Javaid Ahmad Mir in a statement issued in Srinagar said that people who had been speaking of providing right to freedom of expression, creating an environment for the battle of ideas, and giving a healing touch were actually dealing the people with a killing touch. »

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10 killed, several injured since 1989: Report

States Times, HumQadam TV, www.statestimes.net, www.humqadam.tv, Greater Kashmir, The Guardian, Al Qamar Online, www.alqamar.infoSrinagar, May 03 (KMS): Occupied Kashmir is one of the most dangerous places of the world where people associated with the press and media are carrying out their professional duties in the most difficult situation.

According to the data released by Kashmir Media Service, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, today, ten journalists have been confirmed as being killed while performing their duties during Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation struggle since 1989. They included Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Mushtaq Ali, Ghulam Muhammad Lone, Ghulam Rasool Azad, Muhammad Shaban Wakeel, Pervez Muhammad Sultan, Mushtaq Ahmad and a woman scribe, Aasia Jeelani. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Ummat-e Islami, Qazi Yasir has said that the PDP-led administration has gone one step ahead of pro-India National Conference in stifling dissenting voices.

Qazi Yasir, who was arrested by Indian police in Islamabad town while on the way to Kokernag to address a religious gathering, in a statement said that PDP had given the extremist Hindu organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) an access to Jammu and Kashmir in the name of development. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference leader and the Chairman of Kashmir Freedom Front, Syed Bashir Ahmad Andrabi, has said that unresolved Kashmir dispute is a threat to the peace in not only South Asia but also the entire world. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that India continues to hatch conspiracies to change the Muslim majority status of Jammu and Kashmir into a minority.

Syed Ali Gilani told mediamen at his residence in Srinagar that India was not concerned about the people of Kashmir but its land. “The RSS and the BJP want to convert our Valley of Saints into a Hindu Rashtra. Worst part is that local pro-India parties are assisting these forces in every possible way in fulfilling their agenda in the territory, ” he said. »

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New Delhi, May 02 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, today, admitted in Fortis Hospital, New Delhi.

Muhammad Yasin Malik had gone to Delhi on April 26 and was admitted in hospital, however, he had to return back the same day as noted liberation leader, Amanullah Khan died in Rawalpendi. Today early in the morning Yasin Malik reached Delhi and straightaway went to the hospital where he has been admitted now. »

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gilani sab pressc 02-05-2016VK Singh’s statement illogical, misleading: Shah

Srinagar, May 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has said that Jammu and Kashmir is not a border, but a human issue directly involving the fate about political future of over 13 million Kashmiri people.

Syed Ali Gilani addressing media men at his residence in Srinagar, today, said Kashmir is an international dispute which has also been accepted by India itself. He maintained that the Hindu fundamentalist organization RSS in connivance with the Peoples Democratic Party headed by Mehbooba Mufti has hatched a conspiracy to change the demography of the territory. Initially, police did not allow media personnel to enter the residence of Gilani. However, after their strong protest they were allowed to cover the press conference. »

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