One lac people attend Ittoo’s funeral

Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Pakistan’s Independence Day was celebrated with the singing of Pakistan’s national anthem and shouting of “Long Live Pakistan” slogans in Srinagar, Shopian, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Badgam and other districts of the territory, today.

Special prayers were offered for safety and integrity of Pakistan and freedom of Jammu and Kashmir from illegal occupation of India. Dukhtaran-e-Millat arranged Independence Day functions in several areas of the territory. Parades were held while Pakistan flag was hoisted in the length and breadth of the territory. Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Aasiya Andrabi, Dr Qasim Faktoo and others in their messages greeted the people and the Government of Pakistan on the Day. Syed Ali Gilani said that the Kashmiris were highly grateful to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for extending its wholehearted moral, political and diplomatic support to their just cause of freedom. He said that Pakistan was the only hope for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Moga (India), August 11 (KMS): The Sikhs representative organization, Dal Khalsa, has called upon the community to boycott Indian Independence Day celebrations and do not recite “Indian National Anthem” as according to the organization these verses do not represent the independent stature of the Sikh community.

Dal Khalsa spokesman, Kanwar Pal Singh addressing a press conference gave a call for boycott of celebrations as there was no reason for Sikhs to celebrate August 15, the India’s Independence Day. He said the Dal Khalsa declared that the independence of Punjab was the only solution for its people to protect their distinct identity, its natural resources, social-political interests, fulfill rightful aspirations and move forward without any outside domination and fear. »

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Srinagar, August 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdul Rasheed has condemned ill-treatment meted out to illegally detained All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad Shah. »

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Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, condemning the recent killing of civilians by Indian troops in Pulwama district, have said that India is committing genocide of the Kashmiri people.

Senior APHC leader and President of Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the puppet authorities continued to utilize all repressive methods to muzzle the voice of Kashmiri people and their leadership. »

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Demos, strike in Bhaderwah against police atrocities

Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that Indian secret agencies under a well-thought-out plan are devising policies to malign the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement and link it with global terrorism.

The leaders in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that these agencies with the active support of those elements not affiliated with the freedom struggle had chalked out a programme to carry out their sinister designs of linking the movement with global organizations like ISIS and Al-Qaeda to mislead the international community. They said that the Kashmiris’ freedom movement was indigenous and had nothing to do with such organizations. The leaders said that the peace-loving nations of the world had also acknowledged the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir and the Kashmiri people were continuing a peaceful struggle for its settlement. »

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Srinagar, July 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC General Secretary and the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah has said that India is hell bent upon suppressing the Kashmiris’ freedom movement through military might but is destined to fail in its designs.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah, who is under continued house arrest in Srinagar, said this while talking over phone to the family members of martyred youth, Tanveer Ahmed Wani. Tanveer was martyred when Indian Army personnel opened fire on protesters in the area on Friday. »

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Srinagar, July 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that thrashing of Kashmiri policemen by Indian Army personnel in Gund area of Ganderbal shows that even Kashmiri policemen are not secure and the incident illustrates the grave situation the common civilians in territory are facing.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar commenting over the incident said, “It serves a bitter lesson for those officials and officers who for medals and material gains behave as more loyal than king.” »

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Srinagar, July 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyet forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the occupied territory is the world’s highest militarized zone where a common man is completely at mercy of Indian forces.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the huge deployment of Indian troops and police personnel in every nook and corner of the territory was the prime reason for the rising graph of human rights violations. He said that so far not a single soldier or policeman involved in grave human rights abuses had been brought before the court of law. Probes ordered time and again and the commissions probing serious cases of human rights violations are just eyewash to ensure no solider is convicted, he deplored. »

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Srinagar, July 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a demonstration in Beerwah area of Budgam district against the cold-blooded murder of a youth, Tanveer Ahmed Wani, by Indian Army.

Tanveer Ahmad Wani was killed when a patrolling party of Indian Army personnel opened fire on protesting youth in Beerwah on Friday.

Many resistance leaders managed to reach the residence of the slain youth and later staged a peaceful protest against his killing. The youth accompanied the resistance leaders up to the martyrs’ graveyard where they offered fateha. »

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