Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Ummat-e-Islami Chairman,
Qazi Yasir was arrested by a joint patrolling party of Police and CRPF night near Sarnal area of Islamabad district when he was on the way back home after addressing a religious meeting at Nambal area in Mattan.

Qazi Yasir had on Friday defied the police restrictions and led a massive pro-freedom demonstration at Turkwangam in Shopian. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani has strongly denounced the detention of Hurriyet leaders, activists and imposition of restrictions on the movement of the people on the death anniversaries of prominent martyred Hurriyet leaders, Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, human rights activist and Executive Director of Voice of Victims, Abdul Qadeer Dar has expressed concern over the pathetic condition of pellet victims of Baramulla and Budgam villages.

During the visit, the team of Voice of Victims led by Abdul Qadeer Dar met dozens of pellet victims from Baramulla and Budgam district, which remained under reported due to ban on internet and social media network. »

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India tarnishing Hurriyet’s image

Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed across the Valley, today, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone.

Call for the shutdown and a march towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard at Eidgah in Srinagar was given by the joint resistance leadership to pay tributes to the martyrs. The puppet authorities had imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the territory to prevent the march. All exit and entrance points in Srinagar were blocked with barricades and razor wire while residents were not allowed to come out from their houses.

Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st of May 1990. Seventy mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on the funeral procession of the martyred. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an alert has been sounded, particularly in central and south Kashmir, after a constable of Indian police decamped with four rifles from a guard room in Budgam.

A massive manhunt has been launched to nab the constable identified as Syed Naveed Mushtaq, who was posted at Food Corporation of India (FCI) godown at Badgam in central Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyet forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the Indian government is planning to ban Hurriyet Conference.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview said that the campaign to malign Hurriyet and the ongoing movement in Kashmir by Indian media is part of the strategy. “Government of India is hell-bent upon maligning the image of Hurriyet leadership and for the purpose the services of print and electronic media and other organizations have been hired. India is chalking out a plan to ban Hurriyet and that is why Indian media is spewing venom against pro-freedom leadership,” he said. The ongoing struggle in Kashmir is a people’s movement and Hurriyet represents their aspirations and sentiments, he added. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has urged the Indian government to adhere to the principles of the international humanitarian law during the combat operations.

A spokesman of JKCCS in a statement issued in Srinagar said that in the recent few months there had been huge number of extrajudicial killings by the Indian armed forces and indiscriminate use of force against the civilians.

He viewed that despite all the public commitments by India the people of Jammu and Kashmir continue to witness loss of civilian lives, destruction of their property and denial of their civil and political rights. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a civilian, who was tied to an Indian army jeep as a human shield in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district last month, has been diagnosed with a serious mental ailment by doctors at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

The medical report says that Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rahim Dar of Chill village in Budgam has been diagnosed with Acute Stress Disorder by doctors at SMHS Hospital after being examined. »

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New Delhi, May 21 (KMS): Justice delayed justice denied. Former Aligarh Muslim University scholar from occupied Kashmir, Gulzar Ahmed Wani has been absolved of all charges by an Indian court framed against him 16 years ago in the Sabarmati Express blast in 2000.

An Uttar Pradesh court acquitted Gulzar Ahmed Wani of the charge of having orchestrated the train blast in 2000 that claimed nine lives. »

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Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, three Indian soldiers were killed and as many as four Kashmiri youth were martyred in an ongoing military operation by Indian army in Kupwara district.

A senior Army official told media that three soldiers of 4/1 Gorkha Regiment (GR) and four youth were killed in an exchange of fire at Karan in Nowgam area of the district. “The operation is going on,” he said. »

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