Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Shabbir Ahmad Shah has paid tributes to martyrs Ishfaq Majeed Wani, Advocate Jaleel Andrabi, Dr Abdul Ahad Guru and Shabbir Siddiqui.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Shaheed Ishfaq Majeed Wani in his brief lifetime made the whole Kashmir rise against the Indian forcible occupation and became inspiration for thousands in no time. He is the hero of our freedom movement whose sacrifices are invaluable. History will always remember him.” »

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Indian troops kill two Kashmiri youth in Pulwama

Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, during their massive crackdown operations Indian police and paramilitary forces arrested hundreds of youth ahead of sham Indian parliamentary elections scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad districts on 9th and 12th of April, this year.

Police arrested the youth during nocturnal raids in Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts. Over 120 youth were detained in Pulwama police station alone. Many youth were arrested In Awantipora for carrying election boycott posters.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference and APHC leader Nayeem Ahmad Khan in their separate statements issued in Srinagar, today, denounced the arrest of the youth. They said that India and its local stooges wanted to create an atmosphere of threat and intimidation to force people to vote in the election drama. The APHC said that the arrests proved that the elections would be just a military operation, which could not be termed a democratic process. »

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Islamabad, March 26 (KMS): A delegation of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will visit Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) from 27th to 29th of March.

The eight-member delegation belonging to eight OIC countries will be led by Med S Kaggwa, chairperson of the IPHRC. The delegation will visit AJK to gain firsthand understanding of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and will also visit refugee camps. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has released a report at the end of its six-member team’s visit to Jammu jails, which paints a gloomy picture of the inmates.

The report has been released the Bar members visited inmates lodged at Kotbhalwal Jammu, District Jail Kathua and District Jail Udhampur in Jammu region. The Bar has decided to inform the High Court about the problems of detainees and under-trial prisoners in jails. The report was prepared by six-member team comprising Aijaz Bedar, Anwar-ul-Islam Shaheen, Hamid Shafi, Muhammad Ashraf Butt, Nasir Qadri and Mudasir Yousuf following its visit to Kotebalwal, Kathua and Udhampur jails. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, during their intensified crackdowns Indian police and paramilitary forces arrested hundreds of youth ahead of parliamentary election drama scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad districts on 9th and 12th April 2017 in the territory.

Police arrested at least 135 youth in Pulwama district alone in the past two weeks. Around 115 of them were lodged in Pulwama Police district. These youth were picked up from Karimabad, Kakpora, Lelhar, Tahab, Naira, Mitrigam, Muran, Kongan, Ruhmu and Goosu areas of the district. Locals told media that in Mitrigam village police raided several houses and arrested at least a dozen youth. In Awantipora, youth were arrested for carrying election boycott posters. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Political Party has urged the people to stay away from the coming sham parliamentary elections.

Senior leader of the party, Adnan Salafi addressing people at Jamia Masjid, Devalgam in Kokernag area of Islamabad district today said that the so-called elections would be a one-sided drama to exploit the international community on Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, while reiterating his call for complete boycott of the forthcoming so-called Indian Parliamentary by-elections in the territory has said that taking part in the election process is tantamount to betrayal with the sacred blood of martyrs.

Polling for the farcical Indian Parliamentary elections will be held in Srinagar and Islamabad constituencies on 9th and 12th April 2017. Syed Ali Gilani in his statement said the participation in such sham elections will be disrespect towards those who have been deprived of their belongings and eyesight and those who while pursuing mission were molested.

Syed Ali Gilani said, “The people demonstrated tremendous commitment and valour during last year’s uprising. They faced bullets, sacrificed lives and scores were blinded. We need to remember all these sacrifices. We need to follow the mission with same spirit and stay away from election drama.” »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a youth who lost his sight in one eye due to pellet injury in 2016 uprising was arrested by Pulwama Police during a nocturnal raid in Murran village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Mudasir Ahmad Yatoo, 17, pellet-blinded in one eye was arrested by police on the allegations of stone pelting.

Due to the serious pellet injury in his left eye, Mudasir Ahmad Yatoo, a resident of Sheikhpora Murran, was staying home at the time since 2016 uprising. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, ahead of sham b- polls for Islamabad parliamentary seat, arrest spree in various areas of south Kashmir continued with police rounding up 18 more youth in Shopian and Pulwama districts.

In Mitrigam area of Pulwama police raided several homes during night and arrested at least a dozen youth.

The number of youth arrested in these districts during the past couple of weeks has risen to 114. The arrested youth are lodged in various police stations of the district. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police arrested leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori and booked him under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).

Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, who is suffering from several ailments, has been sent to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu. »

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