Mirwaiz flays India over continuation of AFSPA in IOK

Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has castigated the government of India over the reports wherein it stated that time is not appropriate for revocation of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act from occupied Kashmir.

The APHC Chairman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that under a conspiracy, people of the occupied territory were being tortured with the use of these draconian laws. He maintained that both ruling and opposition parties in India seemed to be in nexus over the issue, caring little about the agonized ground situation of the territory. »

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Indian troops have massacred thousands of innocent Kashmiri youth in staged gun battles dubbing them as militants. Besides, being an effective method to suppress the Kashmiri populace, the “fake encounter” as a policy has other motives also. First of all, considering Kashmiri youth as a potential threat to its illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir, India wants to eliminate them through such encounters. Secondly, through such killings, New Delhi intends to give an impression to the international community as if freedom movement is actually terrorism against India being sponsored by Pakistan. Whereas, every time it turns out to be a fabricated and concocted story just to malign Pakistan.
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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities placed the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders under house arrest, today, to prevent them from leading anti-India and anti-Israel protest rallies.

Besides Syed Ali Gilani, Hurriyet leaders including Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Zafar Akbar Butt, Altaf Ahmad Shah and Ayaz Akbar were confined to their residences and stopped from moving out. They were not even allowed to offer Juma prayers.

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25 July Shabir Shah arrestedSrinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested senior leader of Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, in Srinagar, today.

The police took Shabbir Ahmed Shah and his associates into custody when they stepped out of the party office to proceed to Dargah Hazratbal in Srinagar where they were scheduled to offer Friday prayers. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained leaders of Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir (HCJC), Farooq Ahmad Dar, Shabbir Ahmad Dar and Muhammad Yousuf Naqash have said that India cannot suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation movement through killings, torture, harassment and other cheap tactics in the territory.

The Hurriyet leaders talking to mediamen at Srinagar’s Ram Munshi Bagh Police Station said that the people of Kashmir had been struggling for securing their right to self-determination and they would continue their struggle at all costs till it reached it logical conclusion. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police personnel tortured the staff members of Public Health Centre (PHC) set up at Laar in Gandarbal district.

The police personnel, who got minor injuries during a clash with demonstrators, went to the health centre for first aid. The doctor on duty asked them to come to the room on their turn. This enraged the police personnel and they tortured the doctor and other staff of the health centre. »

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andrabiSrinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Kashmir Freedom Front (KFF), Syed Bashir Andrabi, led a peaceful protest at Press Enclave in Srinagar, today, to remand the United Nation of its obligation towards resolving the Kashmir dispute.

Talking to media persons on the occasion, Syed Bashir Andrabi said that Kashmir was a UN-mandated dispute. He said that the UN had accepted the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people and had promised to resolve the lingering dispute. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and patron of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM), Farida Behanji has denounced the arrest of party Chairman, Moulvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani, by Indian police after raiding his residence.

Farida Behanji in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, was put under house arrest for appealing the people of Kashmir to observe Juma-tul-Wida as Kashmir and Al-Quds Day. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, in Islamabad town, today, to prevent him from leading a protest rally.

The police lodged Mukhtar Ahmed Waza in Sherbagh police station in the town.

Earlier, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza in a statement denounced the nocturnal raids in the Valley particularly in South Kashmir and demanded release of illegally detained youth before Eid-ul-Fitr. He said that Indian armed forces had unleashed a reign of terror on Kashmiri youth and were trying to crush the ongoing freedom movement through use of brute force, but they would never succeed in their designs. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference leader, Yasmeen Raja has strongly condemned the illegal detention and house arrest of Hurriyet leaders and termed it frustration of the authorities.

Yasmeen Raja in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Kashmir had been converted into a police state where youth were being arrested and harassed to weaken the freedom sentiment of Kashmiri people. She said that such undemocratic methods could not suppress the ongoing liberation movement. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of the mass rape victims of Kunanposhpora have slammed the puppet authorities for shielding the perpetrators of crime.

Dozens of relatives of Kunanposhpora mass rape victims gathered at Lal Chowk and staged a demonstration to protest the authorities’ rapprochement policy to shield the involved troops. They chanted anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the people of Kounsarnag have expressed strong resentment over the demand of the yatra at the tourist place, stating that the move is a deep conspiracy to grab the serene landscapes of Kashmir Valley.

Talking to newsmen, the locals hailing from the area stated that they would move court and would submit the petition against any plan of giving this tourist place a religious color. They said that the stream flowing since centuries was not any religious place and no historical account proves that yatra must be executed at the stream. »

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Washington, D.C. July 25 (KMS): Secretary General of World Kashmir Awareness, Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, has said that the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination is explicitly recognized by the United Nations and upheld equally by India and Pakistan.

Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai said this in his submission to the UN Working Group, which is meeting this week at its headquarters in New York. “Self-determination is a principle that has been developed in philosophic thought and practice for the last several hundred years. It is an idea that has caused people throughout the world to rise up and shed the chains of oppressive governments at great risk. Self-determination is the act of a people, expressing their free will to control and participate in their nation’s destiny. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has said that the United Nations in an important contact link between the countries of the world.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that UN’s role regarding the Kashmir dispute was a historical fact and it could neither be neglected nor termed as unnecessary. He described the closure of UN office in Delhi as stupidity of Indian government, maintaining that reality could not be changed by turning the face away from it. »

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