Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, on the directives of illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Zafar Akbar Butt, a delegation of party’s women wing visited Kareem and Kakapora area of Pulwama and expressed solidarity with the families of the youth who were recently martyred by Indian troops.

The delegation was led by Ruqiyya Baji and comprised Ms Hafiza and Tasleema. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Farooq Ahmad Tauheedi, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War have strongly condemned the murderous attack on a passenger bus which resulted in the martyrdom of 11 innocent Kashmiris including children and women.

The Hurriyet leaders in their statements issued in Srinagar said, this heinous crime cannot be overlooked because the religious extremists in India have made it a habit to destroy the peace of the region for political considerations which can prove a serious threat to the world peace. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmad Shah has urged the United Kingdom (UK) to take practical steps for settlement of Kashmir dispute.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar, welcomed the statement of UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson that India and Pakistan should find a lasting solution to the Kashmir dispute. »

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KMS holds interactive session with Zafar Bangash

zafar bungshIslamabad, November 25 (KMS): A resolution passed at an interactive session “Kashmir dispute – Challenges to Involve the International Community and the Way Forward” has called for settlement of the Kashmir dispute through implementation of the relevant UN resolutions on Kashmir.

The interactive session was organized by Kashmir Media Service at a local hotel. The resolution condemned the worst kind of human rights violations perpetrated by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. It said that the way people of occupied Kashmir were facing the Indian barbarism with courage and determination was a befitting reply to the nefarious designs of Indian government and the Hindutva ideology of Narendra Modi. »

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Hurriyet leaders remain under detention

Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, normal life remained affected in the Kashmir Valley, today, due to the shutdown against Indian illegal occupation, civilian killings and other brutalities by Indian police and troops in the territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyet leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Shops, business establishments and fuel stations remained closed while public transport was off the road. »

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Two youth martyred, detention of leaders continues

Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Srinagar and other major towns, today, to protest against illegal Indian occupation, killing of innocent civilians and other brutalities of Indian forces in the territory.

Call for the demonstrations was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik as part of the protest calendar. People took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Sopore, Palhallan, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Islamabad, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and other areas and shouted pro-Pakistan, pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. They also waved Pakistani flags. Indian forces’ personnel subjected the demonstrators to brute force at various places injuring many of them.

The puppet authorities continued to put Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabbir Ahmed Shah under house arrest or in custody to prevent them from leading the demonstrations. »

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Islamabad, November 25 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has expressed profound grief and gloom over an unabated wave of brutal killings by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir since July 8, 2016.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a letter to the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon said that he equally showed concern over the unprovoked Indian shelling on the civilians in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, targeting 10 passengers of a bus, and an ambulance in the Lawat village of Neelam Valley. »

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Pune (India), November 25 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar in Pune city of Indian state of Maharashtra have said that India has lost the Kashmir Valley politically and emotionally.

The seminar titled ‘Pune Dialogue on Kashmir’ was jointly organized by the Yashwantrao Chavan National Centre of International Security and Defence Analysis (YCNISDA), Centre For Advanced Strategic Studies (CASS) and Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) at Yashwantrao Chavan Academy for Development Administration (YASHADA). »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has reserved its judgment on a petition by noted human rights activist, Khurram Parvez, against his detention under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

A bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar reserved the judgment after hearing Khurram Parvez’s counsel, Parvez Imroz and Additional Advocate General, Muhammad Iqbal Dar, representing the territory.

Khurram Parvez was booked on September 21 under the PSA after District Magistrate issued an order. »

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New Delhi, November 25 (KMS): A twenty-five member team from India that recently visited occupied Kashmir has documented the Indian brutalities on the people of the territory during the ongoing mass uprising.

The team representing people’s movements, women’s organisations, trade unions, human rights organisations, youth organisations and individuals who are journalists, writers and filmmakers from occupied Kashmir and different Indian states visited the occupied territory from 11 to 20 November 2016 with the objective of understanding first-hand, from ordinary people and civil society, the situation of the people of the Kashmir Valley that has emerged over the past four-and-half months since the extrajudicial killing of three mujahideen of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, Sartaj Sheikh and Pervaiz Lashkari, by Indian troops 8th July, 2016. The killings had triggered mass uprising in the territory. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyet forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over the condition of a large number of political leaders, activists and freedom-loving youth languishing in various prisons and condemned the jail authorities for meting out inhuman treatment to the detainees.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the detainees were not being provided medical treatment and the quality of food and edibles was also poor. He said, complaints are being received from the family members that when they reach the jails to meet their loved ones after travelling hundreds of kilometers, the authorities create hurdles and cite different excuses for disallowing their meeting with the inmates. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed has termed the remarks of Hindu religious leader, Ravi Shankar, regarding the Kashmiri people and the ongoing movement as baseless and far from reality.

Engineer Rasheed in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “If Shankar truly believes Kashmiris don’t know meaning of freedom and are running shops in the name of resistance movement, he should never have met Muzaffar Wani, the father of martyred Hizb commander, Burhan Wani.” »

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