One civilian martyred by troops in Kupwara

Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, series of unrelenting student protests marked by clashes and shutdowns continued to sway the length and breadth of the territory, today, against the illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir by India.

Thousands of students raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans marched on the streets in Srinagar, Sopore, Shopian, Pulwama, Kupwara and other parts of the territory to condemn ill-treatment meted out to the student community. Due to the clashes between students and troops, shopkeepers in many areas lowered their shutters. »

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Using human shield a cowardly and criminal act

Srinagar, April 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, widespread anti-India students’ protests marked by pro-freedom demonstrations and boycott of classes continued to shake the entire territory, today.

The students took to the streets in Srinagar, Gandarbal, Shopian, Bandipore, Bijbehare, Pulwama and other areas of the occupied territory. The students raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans and marched on the streets. Dozens of students were injured when Indian police and paramilitary forces used brute force on protesting students. The situation led to complete shutdown in many areas. The students are on the streets since 15th of this month when the Indian troops raided Degree College Pulwama and tortured the students. »

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Indian police re-arrest Masarrat Aalam Butt

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Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that denying political space, suppressing genuine voices for freedom and unleashing crackdowns on pro-freedom leaders and activists are deliberate attempts on part of India to create uncertainty in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that hundreds of innocent youth had been detained under frivolous charges. He said that the detainees were kept in miserable conditions where criminals were targeting them at the behest of jail authorities. The APHC Chairman urged the International Committee of Red Cross and Amnesty International to take cognizance of the plight of Kashmiri political detainees and impress upon India to shun its callous attitude and release the detainees at the earliest. »

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Attack on nomad family by Hindu extremists denounced

Srinagar, April 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several students were injured when Indian police and paramilitary personnel used brute force on protesting students in Srinagar, today.

The students of S P Higher Secondary School assembled at the school premises and tried to march towards Maulana Azad Road to register their protest against the brutalities of Indian forces on the student community in the occupied territory. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. The students of Government College for Women at Maulana Azad Road also boycotted their classes and joined the protests, which spread to adjoining areas. Indian forces’ personnel resorted to teargas shelling to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes. Many students and three journalists sustained injuries in the forces’ action. The police arrested six students during the protests. The tense situation also led to closure of shops in Lal Chowk. »

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Authorities prevent launching ceremony of Gilani’s book

Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Younus Maqbool Ganai, in Patrigam area of Badgam district, today, amid high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Younus Maqbool Ganai and another youth were killed by Indian troops during a siege and search operation at Hayatpora in Chadoora area of the district, yesterday.

Eyewitnesses said that senior leader of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, led the funeral prayer, which was attended by around twenty thousand people including Hurriyet leaders, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Ashraf Laiya and Muhammad Yasin Attai. Younus Ganai’s body was shrouded in Pakistani flag and was laid to rest at a graveyard in front of his residential house. Complete shutdown was observed in Patrigam, Hayatpora and adjoining areas to mourn the killing of the youth. »

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Authorities suspend class work in educational institutions

Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people including students of different educational institutions staged massive anti-India demonstrations, today, while Indian police used brute force against the protesters, causing injuries to many protesters.

Call for the demonstrations was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, to protest against the worst kind of state terrorism unleashed by Indian forces on students across the Kashmir Valley. Over one hundred students have been injured some of them critically due to the use of brute force by Indian men in uniform on protesting students during the past one week. »

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New Delhi okays recruitment of 10,000 killer SPOs

Srinagar. April 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the entire territory was rocked on the fifth day, today, by pro-freedom and anti-India protests by student community. The protesting students included primary class boys to adults doing doctorate.

Clashes broke out at various places in north and central Kashmir between Indian troops and students, who were demonstrating against use of force in different degree colleges across the Valley. The students of Higher Secondary School Palhalan and Ajas in Bandipora blocked Srinagar-Baramulla road. Similarly, students of Delina, Nadihal, Kangan and Sopore areas of Bandipora and Baramulla marched on the streets and staged sit-ins. Many students were injured when police resorted to brute force on protesting students. Kashmir University Students also protested against the highhandedness of Indian forces. »

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India has waged war: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, April 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, life remained paralyzed in Pulwama, Kulgam, Kupwara and other areas, today, due to shutdown against the Indian forces’ brutal actions on protesting students in the territory.

All shops and business establishments remained closed while roads wore a deserted look in all the three districts of Pulwama, Kulgam and Kupwara. In order to prevent widespread protests by students, the puppet regime ordered the closure of all universities, colleges and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir Valley, today. The Kashmir University postponed its examinations. Mobile and internet services of all cellular companies remained suspended on the second day, today. Over one hundred male and female students were injured, many critically in forces’ actions, yesterday. »

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Kashmir on boil again as student protests spread

Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, over hundred male and female students and a journalist were injured, today, in Indian forces’ actions on thousands of students, who took to the streets in almost all educational institutions across the territory.

Call for the protests was given by the Kashmir University Students Union against the raid and subsequent torture of Pulwama degree college students by Indian troops on Saturday. Students raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans marched on all big and small streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Baramulla, Shopian, Kulgam, Gandarbal, Kupwara, Pulwama, Islamabad and Bandipora districts. Police and paramilitary forces resorted to pellet firing and teargas shelling, which triggered clashes between students and men in uniform. Many including female students were injured in the actions. Some female students were fainted, while seriously injured students were hospitalized. The protests and clashes led to a shutdown in Pulwama town. A journalist, Peerzada Wasim, was injured in while covering students’ protests in Sopore. »

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Students share horrific tales of torture

Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed across the territory, today, against the cold blooded murder of a youth and ruthless beating of students by Indian troops in Srinagar and Pulwama districts. Call for the strike was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. All shops and other business establishments were closed while traffic was off the road. The Indian troops had shot dead the 19-year-old boy, Sajjad Hussain Sheikh, in Batamaloo area of Srinagar, when he along with a group of friends was passing from the area, yesterday. »

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Rajnath’s threatening remarks strongly denounced

Srinagar, April 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities sealed Badgam, today, by deploying Indian troops and police personnel in strength to prevent people from converging in the town and paying tributes to the civilians recently martyred by Indian forces.

Eight civilians were killed in Badgam and Ganderbal districts in the indiscriminate firing of Indian police and troops on demonstrations against the polling for the so-called Indian Parliamentary elections on 9th April. The joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had called for a march towards Badgam, today, to pay tributes to the martyrs. »

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March towards Badgam will be held tomorrow

Srinagar, April 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the re-polling at thirty eight polling stations in Srinagar constituency was marked by a total boycott, curfew, restrictions and complete shutdown.

No vote was cast at many polling stations including Bagh-e-Mehtab in Srinagar and Repora, Chrar-e-Shareef, Khansahib and Galwanpora in Badgam district. Officials confirmed that 519 votes out of around 35,000 were cast at 38 polling stations in the constituency during today’s re-polling. Out of 7,106 votes, only three votes were polled in Badgam until the filing of the report. The eyewitnesses said that at many places non-Kashmiris were seen casting votes with the security of Indian troops. Polling booths wore a deserted look as no vote was polled at many polling stations. »

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