Killing of civilians in Indian shelling in AJK denounced

Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, 114 people have been killed due to the use of brute force by Indian forces’ personnel on peaceful protesters during the 139 days of the ongoing mass uprising in the territory.

According to a report released by the research section of Kashmir Media Service, today, over 15,000 people, mostly youth, have been injured during the Intifada, which was triggered by the extrajudicial killing of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, by Indian troops on July 8, 2016. Of those injured, more than 7,300 have sustained pellet injuries. Around 1,600 of the pellet victims were hit in the eyes; 22 of whom have been blinded totally, while 307 are at the verge of losing their eyesight. Over 9,030 people including Hurriyet leaders and activists have been arrested for participating in anti-India demonstrations during the period and black law Public Safety Act has been invoked against 600 of them. »

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Kashmir Media Service, KMS News,   www.kmsnews.org, Pakistan TV, States Times, HumQadam TV, Geo TV,  ARY TVSrinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while denouncing the civilian killings by Indian firing in Azad Jammu and Kashmir has said that the lingering Kashmir dispute is the result of India’s obduracy and stubbornness which fails to understand that human will cannot be suppressed by military might and oppression.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the killing of 11 civilians and injuries to half-a-dozen persons travelling in a passenger bus in Neelam Valley and attack on a rescue ambulance of the Pakistan Army by Indian troops as barbaric. He expressed his sympathy with the bereaved families and prayed for the early recovery of the injured. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian has strongly denounced the puppet administration for placing its President, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, under continued house arrest and imposing ban on his religious and social activities.

The Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the house detention of Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi had negatively affected the organization. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, General Secretary of Pairwan-e-Willayat, Agha Syed Yasoob Moosvi has welcomed the unanimous resolution passed by a committee of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in the 193-member Assembly reaffirming the universal realization of the right to self determination of Kashmiris.

Agha Syed Yasoob Moosvi in a statement issued in Srinagar commended the Government of Pakistan for its persistent diplomatic efforts in introducing the resolution which was co-sponsored by 72 countries. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and Dukhtaran-e-Millat have termed the statement of Hindu religious leaders, Ravi Shanker, regarding resistance leadership and the ongoing freedom movement as ridiculous, hilarious and far from reality.

Ravi Shankar while addressing a function in Jammu had asked that what kind of freedom Kashmiris wanted and that most of them did not even understand the meaning of Aazadi (freedom). »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Hurriyet delegation visited Kakapora area of Pulwama district to express sympathy and solidarity with the family members of a martyred youth, Rayees Ahmad Dar.

The Hurriyet delegation led by Muhammad Musaddiq Aadil said that the sacrifices of these martyrs were an asset of the ongoing resistance movement and that the Hurriyet leadership and freedom-loving people were determined to taking the movement towards its logical conclusion. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Independent member of so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed has appealed to the world community including the United Nations to send fact finding teams to Kashmir to take stock of human rights situation in the territory.

Engineer Rasheed interacting with people at various places in Islamabad welcomed the resolution passed by committee on social and cultural affairs of United Nations General Assembly calling right to self-determination the fundamental right of people and condemning atrocities on those seeking genuine political rights. »

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Brussels, November 24 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) Ali Raza Syed has strongly condemned unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) and killing of civilians in an attack on a passenger bus in Neelum Valley area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Brussels said that it was a brutal act of Indian terrorism by committing continuously unprovoked firing on LoC. He said, a civilian bus carrying innocent and unarmed people inside Azad Kashmir was targeted. He also condemned martyrdom of Pakistani soldiers in Indian firing on the Line of Control. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has expressed its deep concern over the innocent killings on the Line of Control (LoC) and called upon both India and Pakistan to take immediate measures to settle the Kashmir dispute, which is the main cause behind such happenings and miseries of people of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bar’s Executive Committee at a meeting in Srinagar stated that persons taking no active part in the hostilities were to be treated humanely even in war times; they can neither be taken hostages nor can they be subjected to any humiliating or degrading treatment. »

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Jammu November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, pro-India National Conference president and former puppet Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has said that Kashmir is a political dispute and needs a political solution for heralding lasting peace in the South Asian region.

Omar Abdullah addressing a public rally in Doda area of Jammu region said that for arriving at a solution, New Delhi must open channels of dialogue with all stakeholders.

Referring to Indian Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar’s claim that demonetisation had a positive impact on the Kashmir situation, he said, instead of continuing to invest in delusions and deflections, there is a need to understand real issues so that a solution can be worked out. »

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