Shabbir pays homage to martyrs of Pathribal, Brakpora

Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have launched a massive crackdown against Hurriyet leaders to prevent them from visiting New Delhi and attending the Pakistan Day function to be held, tomorrow, at Pakistani High Commission in the Indian capital.

The Pakistan High Commission had invited the Hurriyet leaders to attend the 23rd March function.

The authorities have put the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Zafar Akbar Butt, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Umar Aadil Dar and Shahid-ul-Islam either under house arrest or in custody. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has paid glowing tributes to the innocent civilians killed by Indian troops in Pathribal and Barakpora on their 17th anniversaries.

The troops had killed five innocent civilians in Pathribal fake encounter and seven in Barakpora by opening fire on peaceful protesters.

Shabbir Ahmed Shah, who is under house arrest in Srinagar, in a statement said that the memories of these gory incidents were still afresh in the minds of Kashmiri people and they could never forget such barbarism of Indian occupational forces. He said just before these killings, Indian forces carried out a heinous massacre of Sikhs in Chattisinghpora in which 35 innocent people were killed. “And those families still wait for justice,” he added. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has demanded immediate release of illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the continued illegal detention of Hurriyet leaders and activists including Mushtaq Ahmad Hurra, Abdul Salam Mir, Nazir Ahmad Tantrey and Zahid Ahmad Zargar. It said that despite being bailed out by court they were still detained in police station Pattan. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has strongly condemned the illegal detention and house arrest of Hurriyet leaders and imposition of curbs on their movement by the puppet authorities ahead of the so-called Indian Parliamentary elections in the territory.

The HCBA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the Bar Association strongly condemns the arrest of Muhammad Yasin Malik and his lodging at Srinagar Central Jail and the caging of almost all pro-freedom leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and the imposing of restrictions on their movement by the authorities to prevent them from launching anti-election campaign and to persuade the people to boycott the upcoming Indian parliamentary elections scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th April, 2017. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Aasiya Andrabi, has said that like Muslims of Indian subcontinent adopted a resolution to form Pakistan 77 years ago, her organization too will pass a similar resolution on March 23 (Thursday) to declare that the struggle will continue until Jammu and Kashmir becomes part of Pakistan.

Aasiya Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “March 23 holds tremendous relevance for the Muslims of the subcontinent. On this day in 1940, a unanimous resolution was adopted to form Pakistan and only after a gap of seven years, the resolution became a reality.” »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders have felicitated the people and government of Pakistan on the eve of their National Day, the 23rd March.

The APHC leader and the Working Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu prayed to the almighty Allah for the stability and development of Pakistan. He said that a strong and stable Pakistan was imperative for peace and development of entire South Asia and the resolution of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Islamabad, March 22 (KMS): A function was held at the office of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter (APHC-AJK) in Islamabad, today, in connection with the Pakistan Day, the 23rd March.

The leaders from all Hurriyet organizations attended the function.

Addressing on the occasion, the speakers felicitated the Pakistanis on the eve of their National Day. They said that foundation of Pakistan was laid on 23rd March 1940 and it came into being on 14th August 1947 but its formation was incomplete without accession of Jammu and Kashmir with it. They said that the Kashmiris were fighting the war for the completion of Pakistan for the past sixty-eight years and had sacrifices their generations for the purpose. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference leader, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, and Sikh community in the territory have demanded impartial probe into the Chattisinghpora massacre.

Thirty-five members of Sikh community were killed in disguise by Indian troops in Chattisinghpora area of Islamabad district on March 20 in 2000 on the eve of the then US President, Bill Clinton’s visit to India. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have arrested or put under house detention almost all Hurriyet leaders to prevent them from attending the Pakistan Day function to be held at Pakistani Embassy in New Delhi, tomorrow (23rd March).

The authorities have put the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Zafar Akbar Butt, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Muhammad Ashraf Laya, Umar Aadil Dar and Shahid-ul-Islam either under house arrest or detention. Indian police arrested Nayeem Ahmad Khan at Srinagar airport when he was on way to board a plane for New Delhi. »

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Election boycott campaign launched in IOK

Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested over three dozen people including teenage boys and elderly civilians during house raids in Srinagar, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam and Bandipore districts ahead of the forthcoming so-called Indian parliamentary elections in the territory.

The detainees include students of 7th, 8th and 10th classes, a 65-year-old civilian and a physically-challenged Muhammad Afzal Parrey. Hundreds of people from Chawalgam and Budroo areas of Kulgam district, today, staged protest demonstrations and blocked the road against the arrest of youth by police during the nocturnal raids. The farcical Indian Parliamentary by-elections are scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th April, 2017. »

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