Amritsar, January 27 (KMS): The Sikh organizations, Dal Khalsa, spearheading the struggle for a separate homeland held public rallies and processions in the Indian state of Punjab and the world capitals against India’s brutalities on the Sikh community.

The Sikh group appealed to visiting US President, Barack Obama to raise human rights violations with Indian government. “We request Obama not to sideline human rights for commercial interests, which is a major cause of concern not only for Sikhs but all nationalities that once banked upon the support of US’. A big hoarding making an appeal to Mr Obama for ensuring justice to Sikhs was displayed”. »

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Srinagar, January 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hatred against India in Kashmiris’ hearts is so deep and intense that children, who are not known to refuse sweets, however, did so when Indian troops from a nearby camp in a Badgam village offered them sweets on India’s Republic Day, on Monday.

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AliRazaBrussels, January 26 (KMS): Kashmir Council EU held a protest demonstration on the occasion of Indian Republic Day (26th Jan) in front of Indian Embassy in Brussels, the capital of Belgium on Monday.

The Indian Republic Day falls on 26th January but Kashmiris observe it as black day every year. The peaceful demonstrators in front of Indian Mission in Brussels demanded New Delhi to give right of self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, January 26 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of the forum led by the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, held a seminar in Islamabad, today, to mark the Indian Republic Day as Black Day. »

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London, January 26 (KMS): British Kashmiris coming from different parts of the United Kingdom staged a peaceful demonstration outside Indian high commission in London, today. »

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Islamabad, January 26 (KMS): The Youth Forum for Kashmir has urged India to enter into serious peace talks with Pakistan and Kashmiris to resolve Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions. »

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Srinagar, January 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the pro-freedom leaders
have said that the people of Kashmir by observing Indian Republic Day as Black Day in the territory have given a clear message to New Delhi and the world community that Kashmiris don’t want to live with India. »

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Strike marks Indian Republic Day in occupied Kashmir

26_2Srinagar, January 26 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observed India’s 66th Republic Day, today, as Black Day to convey to the global community that India was not a true democratic country as it had denied the people of Kashmir their inalienable right to self-determination.

The day was marked with a complete strike in occupied Kashmir, call for which had been given by almost all pro-freedom leaders and organizations. All markets and streets gave a deserted look as people preferred to remain indoors. »

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martyred father of Javid MirSrinagar, January 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader, Javed Ahmad Mir has paid glowing tributes to martyred Ghulam Nabi Mir on his martyrdom anniversary.

Javed Ahmad Mir addressing the condolence meeting in Srinagar said that Indian forces during a night raid arrested his father, Ghulam Nabi Mir in the 1988 and took him along to notorious BSF Interrogation Centre PAPA2 . »

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New Delhi, January 26 (KMS): The veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Handwara and Kupwara towns and said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not be allowed go waste.

17 innocent Kashmiris were killed when the BSF troops had opened indiscriminate fire on peaceful demonstrators in 1990. »

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Brussels, January 26 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council EU, Ali Raza Syed has said that suitable resolution of Kashmir dispute is essential for peace and development in the region of South Asia and US can play significant role in the settlement.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement from Brussels, while commenting on the US President Obama’s visit to India, said that the United States should use its good offices and influence to peaceful solution of Kashmir dispute. He demanded of President Obama not to ignore security issue in South Asia especially Kashmir dispute in his negotiations with the Indian authorities. »

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Srinagar, January 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF), Nayeem Ahmad Khan has denounced the continued illegal detention of Kashmiri youth.

Nayeem Ahmad Khan addressing a gathering to condole the demise of Ghulam Ahmad Mir of Barna Bhag village of Kangan area said that at a time when India was celebrating its Republic Day, one more Kashmiri father could not see his son who is incarcerated only because he demanded freedom for his homeland. »

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