Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani has said that India claims to be big democracy, however its stand about Kashmir is contrary to its tall claims and its aspiration for membership to Security Council is inappropriate.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “We need to be optimistic, show wisdom & valour. Time periods can’t be fixed for freedom movements, some nations achieve their goal within a short span of time while as for others they have struggled for quite long periods.” »

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Srinagar, February 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Mohammad Hussain Fazili, one of the three Kashmiri youth acquitted by a Delhi court after over 11 years of illegal detention in a case of Delhi bomb blasts, was warmly received by his relatives and neighbors on his arrival in Srinagar.

After wearing a gloomy, deserted look for more than a decade, Mohammad Hussain Fazili’s modest house in Srinagar’s Buchpora outskirts was abuzz with celebrations. He has come home after spending 11 years in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. »

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Srinagar, February 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that the puppet administration is subjecting political prisoners to political reprisal and detaining them in jails on the pretext of preventive detention. »

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Rafiq was in classroom in KU on day of blasts in Delhi

Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Muhammad Rafiq Shah, one of the three Kashmiri youth acquitted by a Delhi court after over 11 years of illegal detention in a case of Delhi bomb blasts as per the official records of Kashmir University was present in his classroom on the day of explosions.

Former Head of Department of Islamic Study Circle, Kashmir University, Professor Naseem Ahmed Shah in an interview in Srinagar said, “Yes, he was present in the class in the University and the then Vice Chancellor, Professor Abdul Wahid had handed over the official records and his attendance to Delhi Police. Despite this he was booked and his precious 11 years of life were ruined.” He said that Rafiq was a bright student, he was punctual and his results were always good. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF) has paid glorious tributes to the martyrs of Haigam tragedy on their martyrdom anniversary.

The JKNF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that a meeting was held to pay homage to the martyrs. »

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New Delhi, February 18 (KMS): Former Indian Minister, Yashwant Sinha, voicing concern at the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir, has asked India to begin dialogue process on Kashmir by involving all the stakeholders.

Yashwant Sinha and members of the Concerned Citizens Group in a statement in New Delhi said, “We are deeply concerned at the deteriorating situation in the Kashmir Valley. The loss of lives in the recent incidents was unnecessary and avoidable.” »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, policeman Abdul Ahad Jan, who shot to instant fame for hurling a shoe at the former puppet Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, in 2010 died today at his home town Ajas in Bandipora district.

Abdul Ahad Jan’s family members told media that he died of kidney failure. They said that Ahad Jan lost his kidneys after facing torture following the shoe throwing incident. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that the Kashmiri people have been striving for their freedom from Indian occupation for the past several decades and their sentiments are well known.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the killing of civilians by Indian troops in the garb of armed encounters as state terrorism. He said that the intimidating statement by Indian Army Chief, ministers and police were like encouraging this ugly trend of innocent killings. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in a blatant lie, Indian police have said that “no person was kept under house detention” in Srinagar.

In response to a notice sent by the Human Rights Commission of the occupied territory, Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, has submitted that no individual was kept under house arrest and such reports from non-reliable sources were false and untrue.

The Commission had asked the police under which law citizens were kept under house detention. »

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Islamabad, February 18 (KMS): The Ummat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has called for immediate release of its Chairman, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, who has been in custody since February 10.

Qazi Yasir was arrested last week ahead of the death anniversary of prominent Kashmiri leaders, Mohammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammad Afzal Guru like many pro-freedom leaders but he is the only leader who is still in custody. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Indian policemen were injured in an attack in Srinagar.

The policemen were wounded after some unknown persons lobbed a grenade on a police party in Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar. The injured cops were removed to SMHS Hospital for treatment.

Soon after the attack, Indian police and troops cordoned off the area and started a massive operation to nab the attackers.

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Says occupied Kashmir turned into a virtual jail

Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has strongly denounced the continued house arrest of its Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar terming the autocratic and egoistic behaviour of the puppet rulers as condemnable said that Syed Ali Gilani was not being allowed to offer Friday prayers for the last so many years.

It said that it was in Omer Abdullah’s regime that curbs and restrictions were imposed and the octogenarian leader was barred from offering prayers. It said that this practice was followed by the puppet Chief Minister, late Mufti Sayeed, and now Mehbooba Mufti too was following the same policy.

The statement said that the PDP-BJP regime had turned occupied Kashmir virtually into a big jail and more than six hundred Hurriyet leaders and activists were still languishing in different jails. »

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