Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has criticized the Indian authorities for restricting and arresting pro-freedom leaders, terming it their frustration.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The election process in Kashmir has been reduced to mere drama enacted by the Indian government, thereby scandalising the whole exercise through deceitful means.” »

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Editors’ body to boycott police press notes, seeks apology

Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) has staged a protest along with electronic and print media journalists at Press Enclave in Srinagar against the assault on photojournalists by Indian army and police in Hyderpora on Thursday. »

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Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the mother of Hurriyet AJK Convener, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi passed away in Srinagar, today.

Faiz Naqshbandi’s mother died after a protracted illness at a local hospital in Srinagar.

The Chairman of his forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is under house arrest in Srinagar, in a statement expressed condolence with the bereaved family. On his direction, a Hurriyet team comprising Shahidul Islam, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, Advocate Yasir Ahmad Dalal and Farooq Ahmad Sodagar participated the funeral prayers of the deceased at Nishat in Srinagar, today. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Hurriyet leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, has said that peace and conflict cannot coexist and resolution of Kashmir dispute is imperative for peace and development in the region.

Professor Abdul Ghani Butt talking to different delegations in Kulgam and Islamabad districts urged India and Pakistan to understand ground realities, shun confrontation and find ways and means to resolve Kashmir dispute. “If you have chosen to ensure peace and development in the region, you shall have to address Kashmir dispute,” he added. »

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Kashmir resolution vital for peace in South Asia

Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik after raiding his party office in Srinagar, today.

The police action came two days after the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik announced to launch massive boycott campaign against the Indian Parliamentary by-elections scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th April, 2017.

The puppet authorities have already put Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Peer Saifullah and Ayaz Akbar under house arrest to stop them from leading the poll boycott campaign.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference in a statement in Srinagar strongly denounced the arrest and house detention of pro-freedom leaders terming it as frustration of the puppet authorities. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of illegally detained ailing All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) leader, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori has expressed serious concern over his continued detention and sealing of their house in Srinagar by the puppet authorities for the last over five years.

The family in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that Kashmir was the only territory in the world where an individual along with his family was ousted from his own house on political basis. The statement said that the authorities could differ with the ideologies of Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori but why his family was being punished. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Rasm-e-Chaharum of the mother-in-law of Hurriyet leader, Zafar Akbar Butt, was observed, today, at her ancestral residence in Khoor village in Pattan area of Baramulla. She passed away on Wednesday.

Hundreds of people including political, social and religious personalities participated in the Rasm-e-Chaharum of the deceased. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in Srinagar, today.

A heavy contingent of police took Muhammad Yasin Malik into custody after raiding the JKLF office in Aabi Guzar area of Srinagar, today. He was lodged at Srinagar Central Jail on twelve days judicial remand. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): Noted Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, co-founder of Al-Fateh and founder Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Nazir Ahmad Wani, passed away in the US after prolonged illness.

Nazir Ahmad Wani was born to Ghulam Rasool Wani, a prominent political leader, in Srinagar in 1949. He was just a school going kid when his father was exiled by the then puppet Prime Minister of occupied Kashmir, Bakhshi Ghulam Muhammad, on January 26, 1957. He spent rest of his life in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the killing of innocent Kashmiris at the hands of Indian troops will continue till the Kashmir dispute is resolved in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the killing of a minor girl, Kaneeza, by the troops in Kupwara. “It has once again shown utter disregard and callousness of forces for the life of a common Kashmiri,” he said. »

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