Life remains crippled in Hajan in Bandipora

Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, attended funeral prayers of a youth martyred by Indian troops in Pulwama district.

The youth identified as Raqib Bashir was martyred by troops during a siege and search operation in Veerbagh Gundipora area of the district, yesterday. He was the resident Zadoora in Pulwama district.

Complete shutdown was observed in Zadoora and adjoining areas against the killing of the youth. People also came out to the streets and raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has termed the statement of Pakistani Prime Minister, Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, which he gave while addressing a joint session of AJK Legislative Assembly and Kashmir Council in Muzaffarabad on Solidarity Day, as historic and based on political realities of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) leader Musadiq Aadil and members of Ittehadul Muslimeen have said that there will be no peace in South Asia without resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

Musaddiq Aadil, Abdul Majeed Wani and Ittehadul Muslimeen leader, Ghulam Hassan during a mass contact programme at Mirgund Narbal in Pattan, today, said comprehensive dialogue for Kashmir settlement in accordance with the UN resolutions and aspirations of Kashmiri people was need of the hour. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) has condemned the arrest spree unleashed by Indian army and police against Hurriyet leaders and activists in the territory.

The MDM spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that such tactics could not break the resolve of Kashmiris. He said, “In Jammu region Maulana Nisar Ahmad was arrested just because he was distributing pamphlets in connection with the completion of 23 years of Dr Qasim’s illegal imprisonment.” »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): The High Court Bar Association (HCBA) of occupied Kashmir has said that martyred liberation leaders, Mohammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammad Afzal Guru were sent to the gallows to terrify Kashmiris.

Muhammad Maqbool Butt was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on February 11, 1984, while Muhammad Afzal Guru was sent to the gallows in the same jail on February 9, 2013. Both the leaders remain buried in the premises of the jail. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in another incident of policemen deserting the force, a cop posted in Srinagar decamped with a rifle sending entire police department into a tizzy. An alert has been sounded across the territory.

Police said Reyaz Ahmed Shah s/o Abdul Ghani, a follower (belt number 175 F), posted at police station Rainawari in Srinagar fled along with his rifle.

Shah is a resident of Khansahab in Badgam district. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth identified as Raqib Bashir, a resident of Zadoora during a siege and search operation in Veerbagh Gundipora area of the district. »

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Gilani condemns arrests, detentions under PSA

image2Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, speakers at a seminar in Srinagar, today, thanked Pakistan for its continued political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for securing their right to self-determination.

The seminar was organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League to express gratitude to the Pakistanis for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, yesterday. The speakers said that Pakistan had offered huge sacrifices for the liberation of Jammu and Kashmir during the last over sixty eight years. They said that despite facing many difficulties, the country had always advocated the Kashmir cause. They appealed to Pakistan to step up its efforts to highlight the Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir and impress upon the international community to ensure release of all illegally detained Kashmiris including senior Hurriyet leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (G), Syed Ali Gilani, has strongly denounced the arrest of innocent youth by Indian police across the territory and invoking of the black law, Public Safety Act (PSA), against Hurriyet leaders and activists.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar, today, before leaving for New Delhi for medical check-up termed the action as the worst form of state terrorism. He said that Indian police had been continuing fresh arrest spree for the past one and a half month. He said that during this period students, youth and members of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet were arrested. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the pro-freedom leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the three youth who were martyred by Indian troops in Hajin town of Bandipora district on Thursday.

The Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs had centre-staged the Kashmir dispute at the global level. He maintained that the Kashmiris would take the liberation movement to its logical conclusion, come what may. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has said that Jammu and Kashmir is one unit and cannot be divided on religious or regional lines.

The JKLF leader, Showkat Bakhshi, addressing a public gathering at Bhaderwah in Doda district deplored that the authorities had turned Jammu as a ‘no-go’ area for pro-freedom leaders. This is aimed at keeping the people of Kashmir away from their Jammu brethren, he added.

“We want to convey to our brothers in Jammu region that we are one and will always remain one,” he maintained. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Hakeem Abdul Rasheed and Bilal Siddiqui have urged India to shun its stubbornness and start talks with Pakistan and the genuine Kashmiri leadership to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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