Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Muslim Conference Jammu and Kashmir, Shabbir Ahmad Dar, has paid glowing tributes to Ashiq Hussain Khan on his 6th martyrdom anniversary.

Muslim Conference Jammu and Kashmir held an extraordinary meeting on the instructions of Shabbir Ahmad Dar, who is admitted in a Srinagar hospital, in which glowing tributes were paid to Ashiq Husain Khan who was a member of Muslim Conference. »

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Shabbir released from detention, put under house arrest

Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has strongly condemned the continued house detention of its ailing Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, terming it as inhuman and uncivilized act of the puppet authorities.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Syed Ali Gilani since his return from Delhi on 6th April had not been allowed to conduct political activities and perform religious obligations. It said that the puppet administration led by Mehbooba Mufti was doing all this to appease its masters in New Delhi. The statement said that the restrictions on the movement of Syed Ali Gilani were taking a heavy toll on his health.

The occupation authorities, today, put the APHC General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, under house arrest immediately after his release from two months illegal detention. He was arrested on 24th February during a nocturnal raid and lodged in Srinagar’s Rajbagh Police Station.

The Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Aasiya Andrabi, in a statement in Srinagar expressed concern over India’s plan to build some structures in the territory for homeless people. She said that the move was aimed at changing the demographic composition of Kashmir by settling non-Kashmiris in the territory. »

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shabbirSrinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities placed the APHC Secretary General and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmad Shah, under house arrest immediately after his release from two months illegal detention, today.

The DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Shah was arrested on February 24 during a night raid and lodged in Rajbagh Police Station. “The puppet administration didn’t even provide any reason for his arrest and now, after two months, instead of releasing him again placed him under house detention,” he deplored. »

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candleAtlanta (US), April 23 (KMS): Kashmiri diaspora community spread across the globe on Friday night staged a candle-light vigil against the killings of five civilians, including a woman, in the firing of Indian Army personnel on protesters demonstrating against the molestation of a school girl by a soldier in Handwara town of occupied Kashmir last week.

The Kashmiri diaspora community in Atlanta city of the US staged a “non-political” candle light vigil at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Beerwah town of Budgam district against detention of youth by Indian police during the past few days.

All shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the road.

People staged forceful protests in the town against the detention of several youth who had been arrested by the police during raids for participating in anti-India demonstrations. The protesters demanded immediate release of the detainees.

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Inquiry Officer probing Handwara killings has asked the Indian Army to explain its position on the killings which took place on last Tuesday.

Assistant Commissioner (Revenue) of Handwara, Muzaffar Ahmad Shah, in a media interview in Srinagar said that he had written to 21 Rashtriya Rifles unit of Indian Army to explain position. However, he said, the army hasn’t responded so far. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi has expressed serious concern over India’s plan to build some structures in the territory for homeless people, saying that the move is aimed at changing the demographic composition of the territory.

Aasiya Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that after the Kashmiri people protested and foiled India’s design to set up separate colonies for non-Kashmiris, the Indian rulers were exploring new ways to fulfill their agenda. »

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New Delhi, April 23 (KMS): The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) has asked India to withdraw draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), from occupied Kashmir.

Former CPI-M General Secretary, Prakash Karat, in the editorial of forthcoming issue of party mouthpiece ‘People’s Democracy’ expressed concern over the recent killing of civilians in the firing of Indian Army personnel in Kupwara district of the occupied territory and demanded a credible probe into it. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has said that police presented the minor Handwara girl, who was molested by an Indian soldier, before the office of Women’s Commission of the territory in Srinagar.

The JKCCS spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that initially the girl and her father, in presence of DIG police talked to the Chairperson of the Commission, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor, in absence of victim’s lawyers. Later, Mehjoor allowed the legal team of the girl to intervene on behalf of her family. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned the continued house detention of its ailing Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, terming it inhuman and uncivilized action of the puppet authorities.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the puppet administration of the territory led by Mehbooba Mufti was doing it to keep its masters in good humour.

He deplored that after returning from Delhi on April 6, Syed Ali Gilani had not been allowed to conduct political activities and perform religious obligations and was even barred from offering Friday prayers. “This continued house detention, which seems to have no end, is taking heavy toll on his health,” he added. »

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Front-Page-Pellet-BlindsSrinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, sixty four youth suffered pellet injuries and at least five of them lost their eyesight after being hit in their eyes by pellets fired at the peaceful protestors by Indian troops and police during last one year.

The information obtained by Abdul Mannan Bukhari, head of human rights wing of the Hurriyet forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, through Right to Information (RTI) Act revealed that total number of patients with pellet injuries admitted to various hospitals of Srinagar from October 2014 to December last year was 64, with 45 having eye injuries. »

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indrabiSrinagar, April 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Kashmir Freedom Front, Syed Bashir Andrabi has said that New Delhi cannot weaken the freedom sentiment of Kashmiris by subjecting them to brute force.

Syed Bashir Andrabi addressing a public gathering at Bandarpora in Pulwama said that Kashmir was an internationally-recognised dispute and the implementation of the UN resolutions was the best way to settle it. »

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