New Delhi, February 10 (KMS): Religious minorities and Dalits face discrimination in India, says United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

“During the past few years, religious tolerance has deteriorated and religious freedom violations have increased in India,” said a report issued by the USCIRF. »

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Glorious tributes paid to Maqbool Butt, Afzal Guru

Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, paying tributes to martyred liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru, has said that gallows, life imprisonments, curfews, arrests, intimidations and threats cannot suppress the will of Kashmiris and their freedom sentiment.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru as glaring example of Indian judicial bias against Kashmiris. He said Afzal Guru was hanged by Indian judicial system to satisfy the collective conscious of Indians which itself speaks volumes about the sham judgment. »

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi has said that the Kashmiri people eagerly await to take possession of mortal remains of prominent martyred liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi addressing a public gathering in Budgam, today, said that it was the right of the people to perform the last rites of the two leaders as per their religion. »

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) held anti-India demonstrations in different areas of the territory.

The demonstrations were led by the JKSM leaders including Zulfikar Hameed, Maulana Mushtaq, Merajuddin, Ghulam Hassan, Ajaz Ahmad at Checkpora in Chadoora and N S Pora area of Budgam. The participants of the demonstrations raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has demanded of India to return the mortal remains of prominent martyred liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru, to the Kashmiris.

Muhammad Maqbool Butt was hanged by India in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th February, 1984, and Muhammad Afzal Guru was sent to gallows in the same jail on 9th February 2013. Both the leaders were buried in the jail premises. »

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Ummat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has strongly condemned the Indian police action of disallowing a blood donation camp and public rally by the party in Islamabad town, today, to pay tributes to martyred leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.

A party spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the police didn’t allow hospital authorities to make arrangements for the blood donation camp.

He said that the police arrested the party secretary, Javed Reshi, besides confiscating the material for the blood donation camp. Such a brazen show of inhumanity by the police is condemnable, he added.

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has reiterated his demand for return of mortal remains of prominent martyred liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.

Indian authorities had hanged Muhammad Maqbool Butt in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th February, 1984, and hanged Muhammad Afzal Guru in the same jail on 9th February 2013. Bodies of both the leaders were buried in the premises of the notorious prison. »

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London, February 10 (KMS): Kashmir Concern, UK, organised a solidarity evening with the members of Slough Borough Council in which Pakistani and Kashmiri political activists, community leaders and distinguished citizens participated.

The Chief Patron of Kashmir Concern, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl, welcomed all the participants and thanked them for their continued support to promote Kashmiris’ just demand for right to self-determination and establishment of peace in occupied Kashmir. »

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New Delhi, February 10 (KMS): Dozens of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students held a demonstration in solidarity with those killed, maimed or blinded in the Kashmir Valley during the 2016 uprising.

The demonstration was held on the fourth martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 9th February, 2013. »

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Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a ceremony was held in Srinagar to celebrate the 38th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

The participants praised Iran’s achievements over the past years and hailed Tehran’s resistance against Western oppression in the Muslim world. »

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Islamabad, February 10 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has said that the struggle of people and personalities for a sacred cause lives after them and martyrs live forever, hereafter.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement in Islamabad, while paying rich tributes to life and works of martyred Kashmiri liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, and Muhammad Afzal Guru, on their martyrdom anniversaries, said that both were sons of the soil and were hanged and buried in Tihar Jail by India in contravention of the international humanitarian law by ignoring established norms and judicial procedures. »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed, today, to mark the fourth martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri martyr, Muhammad Afzal Guru.

Call for the strike was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to demand the mortal remains of prominent martyred liberation leaders Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru. The two leaders remain buried in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. All shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the road in the territory. »

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