Srinagar, August 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the ill-treatment meted out to Kashmiri political detainees languishing in different jails.

The resistance leaders in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that the detention period of these prisoners was being prolonged on one pretext or the other. They termed it as political vendetta. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities slapped another fresh draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) on Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Syeda Asiya Andrabi and Sofi Fehmeeda.

A spokesperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat said that as the previous draconian law PSA expired on August 15, a fresh black law Public Safety Act was slapped against Asiya Andrabi and Sofi Fehmeeda. They were lodged in Ambphalla jail Jammu on May 15. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, Zafar Akbar Butt and Javaid Ahmad Mir, have expressed concern over the plight of political detainees and demanded their immediate release.

Zafar Akbar Butt and Javaid Ahmad Mir in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said the Kashmiri political prisoners were being subjected to inhuman treatment and medical and basic facilities were being denied to them.

They castigated the puppet authorities for their callous approach and said that elderly and ailing prisoners were not provided with specific treatment and as a result their condition was deteriorating with every passing day. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Ummat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir held demonstrations in Islamabad town, today, against the continued illegal detention of its Chairman, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, demanding the his immediate release. Qazi Yasir is under custody since July 8, this year.

The party activists led by Maulana Aijaz Noori protested against the prolonged illegal detention of Qazi Yasir. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that aggression and repression can never resolve anything but only aggravate it.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a public gathering in Srinagar after his release from illegal 57-day house detention said, “Each day young educated boys are being killed and there is a belief in some sitting in New Delhi that once all of them are killed the problem will be over. But those that think this forget that these boys took up arms as a reaction to repression and for the resolution of the dispute.” »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has directed the puppet authorities to furnish within a month details about the number of persons lodged in various jails of the territory including under-trials, convicts, acquittals, women, children and those detained under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA). »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people including students staged forceful anti-India demonstrations, today, while Indian forces’ personnel used brute force on the demonstrators, injuring many of them.

People took to the streets in Srinagar, Chadoora, Badgam, Islamabad, Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Sopore, Pattan, Hajin, Bandipore and other areas of the territory raising high-pitched pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. They also waved Pakistani flags at various places. Thousands of people took out a rally in Chadoora area of Badgam against the killing of a youth, Muhammad Yasin Itoo, by Indian troops. Indian police resorted to brute force on protesters in Nowhatta and many other areas of the territory, injuring several of them.

Hundreds of students of Islamic University of Science and Technology in Awantipora, Pulwama, staged demonstrations in the campus against the recent killing of a B-Tech engineering student, Irfan Sheikh, by Indian troops. The students also offered funeral prayers in absentia for Irfan Sheikh. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, funeral prayers in absentia were held at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in Awantipora, Pulwama, for a martyred B-Tech engineering student, Irfan Sheikh.

Hundreds of students attended the funeral prayers following which they held protests in the university campus.

“The students raised pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans during the protests, which lasted through the better part of the day,” a student at the university said. »

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Srinagar, August 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has termed the Kashmir dispute as a major threat to peace in the region.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India and Pakistan had fought three wars on Kashmir and innocent human lives continued to be lost at the hands of Indian forces occupied Kashmir as well as at the border due to the unresolved Kashmir dispute. »

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