Srinagar, June 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, have condemned the imposition of curfew and lock down of Jamia Masjid, Srinagar, on the occasion of Jumat-ul-Wida, last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Syed Ali Gilani, who is under continued house arrest in Srinagar for the past several years, in a statement described the restrictions on Jumat-ul-Wida as unacceptable and unjustified. He said that the puppet administration was practically non-existent while as those sitting in Nagpur (the RSS headquarters) ruled the roost. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has strongly denounced the harassment of the people offering prayers in mosques by Indian forces’ personnel.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that even in the holy month of Ramadan, these forces out of their insensitivity and arrogance did not even allow people to offer their prayers. “We won’t tolerate this extreme bullying and harassment. We vehemently condemn this act devoid of all human and moral justification besides a blatant violation of all the fundamental human rights. It is tantamount to interference in our religious matters,” he said. »

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Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has denounced the continued house arrest of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and arrest of JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar lashed out at New Delhi for labeling Kashmir’s pro-freedom leaders as terrorists. »

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Protest against attack on Kashmir’s special status

Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, peaceful protest demonstrations will be held, tomorrow, after Friday prayers against the brutalities of Indian troops in the territory particularly in Shopian where people were subjected to severe torture and vandalism after they celebrated Pakistan Cricket team’s win in England.

Call for the protests has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik that is also intended to protest against the raids of Indian National Investigation Agency on the houses of Hurriyat leaders. The leadership in a statement said that NIA was being used to harass the genuine Kashmiri leadership. They demanded immediate release of all political prisoners.

Jamaat-e-Islami of the occupied territory, Muslim League, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Bilal Sidiqee, Qazi Yasir and Jehangir Ghani Butt in their statements issued in Srinagar condemned the harassment and beating of Kashmiri people at the hands of Indian troops. Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir in a statement denounced invoking of draconian law, Public Safety Act on its activists. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the use of excessive forces against civilians and ransacking of properties and smashing vehicles during massive crackdown by Indian troops in Shopian district. »

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UN-supervised plebiscite in Kashmir urged

Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Degree College Shopian, today, held forceful protest demonstrations against the killing of young student Aadil Farooq Magray by Indian troops, last week.

The students boycotted classes and when tried to come out of the college premises to hold a march, Indian police and paramilitary forces resorted to massive force including teargas shelling on the protesting students. The action led to clashes between the students and forces’ personnel. Several students were injured while one female student fainted during the clashes.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, urged Amnesty International, International Committee of Red Cross and other human rights organizations to prevail upon India to release all illegal Kashmiri detainees before Eid. He said that hundreds of Hurriyet leaders and activists including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmida Sofi were languishing in jails under draconian Public Safety Act. »

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Continued  house arrest and detention of Hurriyet leaders condemned

Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one more Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district, today, raising the number of killed in fake encounters in the territory to seven since yesterday.

The troops martyred a youth during a military operation in Gurez area of Bandipora, today. The troops had killed six youth during a similar operation in Uri area of Baramulla district, last evening.

Meanwhile, the occupational troops launched a siege and search operation in Vessu area of Islamabad district following an attack on the convoy of Indian paramilitary force. One person was injured during the exchange of firing between the attackers and the troops. Indian forces conducted a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, causing huge inconvenience to the people. Indian Army personnel went berserk and damaged several residential houses at Narpora in Shopian after some youth pelted stone on their vehicles. »

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Srinagar, June 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has strongly condemned the continued illegal detention of Arshad Ahmad Sheikh, the son party leader Assadullah Sheikh.

The JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Arshad Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Budroo Yaripora area of Kulgam, had been in police custody for last many days and had been kept at police station Devsar in Kulgam. »

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Islamabad, June 08 (KMS): Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has strongly condemned Indian blatant killings and human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.

Nafees Zakaria at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday said during last one week, nine Kashmiris, including a 12th class student Aadil Farooq Magray in Shopian, a post graduate student Ajaz Ahmad Mir and Basharat Ahmad Sheikh (19) have been martyred, reportedly, around 40 were arrested and equal number of people were injured.
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