gujGujranwala, November 05 (KMS) The Bar Association of Gujranwala held a function, today, to eulogize the sacrifices of the Jammu martyrs of 1947.

The function was attended by a large number of lawyers and people belonging to different walks of life.

The speakers including APHC-AJK Convener, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Mir Tahir Masood, Manzoor-ul-Haq Butt, Sheikh Abdul Mateen, Sheikh Mohammad Yaqoob, Abdul Majeed Malik and Abdul Majeed Mir said that the sacrifices of the Kashmiri martyrs would not be allowed to go waste and their mission would be accomplished at all costs. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, pro-freedom leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the teargas shelling on the mourners carrying the body of a teenage boy, Qaisar Sofi.

The 16-year-old boy, Qaiser Sofi, was found in an unconscious state a day after he went missing on 27th October. He was admitted at the Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar where he breathed his last at around last night. The family members and locals said that the boy was arrested by Indian forces and was subjected to custodial torture that led to his killing. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the pro-freedom leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the Jammu Martyrs of 1947

In the first week of November in 1947, hundreds of thousands of Kashmiris were killed by the forces of Maharaja Hari Singh, Indian army and Hindu extremists in different parts of Jammu region.

The illegally detained Hurriyet leader, Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar paid rich tributes to Jammu Martyrs on their martyrdom anniversary and said that the Kashmiris remembered these pious souls because they laid down their lives for a sacred cause. »

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Tributes paid to Jammu martyrs, troops martyr 1 youth

Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 35 people were injured after Indian troops and police personnel resorted to teargas shelling on the funeral of a boy in Srinagar, today.

The 16-year-old boy, Qaiser Sofi, was found in an unconscious state a day after he went missing on 27th October. He was admitted at the Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar where he breathed his last at around last night. Locals said that the boy was arrested by Indian troops and was subjected to custodial torture.

The mourners shouting pro-freedom slogans marched from Safa Kadal towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard in Eidgah with the body of the boy. However, Indian forces deployed in the area resorted to teargas shelling to stop them from proceeding ahead. Around 35 persons, including two women, were injured in the forces’ brutal action. The mourners, however, managed to reach the Martyrs’ Graveyard. The body of the martyred was shrouded in Pakistani flag. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, South Kashmir, the epicenter of 2016 uprising, faced the brunt of Indian forces’ reprisal with Pulwama, Kulgam, Islamabad and Shopian districts together accounting for over 60 percent of injured civilians.

The data compiled by Health and Medical Education department of the territory revealed that 8,896 people were injured and admitted in peripheral hospitals in the last nearly four months of uprising out of which 5,368 were from the four districts of south Kashmir.

Pulwama tops the list with 1571 injured civilians followed by Islamabad (1,411) and Kulgam (1,384). In Shopian 1,002 civilians were injured during this period. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Citizen Forum Sopore (CFS), a local rights organization, has said that the authorities of Baramulla jail are pitching the criminals lodged in the prison against the detained Hurriyet leaders to harass them.

The CFS in a statement strongly reacted to a news item published in leading newspapers recently about clashes in Baramulla Jail, terming the police reports fabricated. The reports had said that four cops and two inmates were injured in the clashes. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): The world human rights watchdog Amnesty International has said that the right to education must be protected in occupied Kashmir.

Aakar Patel, Executive Director, Amnesty International India, in a statement said that the authorities should bring to justice those responsible for the burning of schools and end the occupation of schools by Indian forces in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has condemned the barbaric, extrajudicial and cold-blooded murder of eight activists of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) in a fake encounter by police in Bhopal jail.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that as per reports these persons were arrested on fake charges and police was well aware of it, sensing their early acquittal and to shield their own criminal mentality they stage managed this drama and the communal political top brass was quick to glorify their ‘bravery’ and announced a reward of 40 lakh »

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Shutdown continues on 120th day

Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one innocent Kashmiri youth in Shopian district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation in Dobjan area of the district. The operation continued till reports last came in.

Indian army claimed that the youth was a militant and was killed in an encounter with the troops.

Earlier, an Indian soldier was killed in an attack in the same area.

Meanwhile, complete shutdown continued on 120th consecutive day, today, against the civilian killings and other brutalities of Indian forces in the Kashmir Valley.

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London, November 05 (KMS): The Chief Patron of Kashmir Concern, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl, has saluted the indomitable will of the people of occupied Kashmir on the occasion of Jammu Martyrs’ Day being observed tomorrow (November 6).

In the first week of November in 1947, hundreds of thousands of Kashmiris were killed by the forces of Maharaja Hari Singh, Indian army and Hindu extremists in different parts of Jammu region while they were migrating to Pakistan. »

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Brussels, November 05 (KMS): Latest data collected from occupied Kashmir will be raised during programmes being arranged by the Kashmir Council EU in connection with upcoming Kashmir EU-Week at European Parliament in Brussels.

The Kashmir EU-Week programmes comprising international conferences, seminars, debates, workshops, video casting of a documentary, photos and a handicraft exhibition on Kashmir would be held from November 7-11 at the EU Parliament. »

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Srinagar, November 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has expressed apprehensions about the safety and security of the political detainees lodged in Baramulla jail.

The DeM Secretary General, Nahida Nasreen in a statement in Srinagar said that the attack on the inmates by the jail police was a glaring example of barbarism. Dukhtaran-e-Millat is seriously concerned about the safety of the detainees including its Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, and her associate Fehmeeda Sofi, she added. »

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