Srinagar, July 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, has that the torture and oppression of Kashmiri youth by Indian troops is forcing them to join the armed resistance.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Subjecting peaceful youth to third degree torture and humiliation and putting their families to unwanted trouble, killing them with impunity, celebrating their death and then fabricating a desired narrative through biased media can only be termed as naked Hitlerism.” »

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Islamabad, July 17 (KMS): The APHC-AJK chapter has condemned the stepped up Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir as well as unprovoked firing along the Line of Control.

The APHC AJK at a meeting in Islamabad also expressed grief over the death of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq’s uncle, Tariq Ahmad Buch. »

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Srinagar, July 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was not allowed to attend the funeral prayers of his maternal uncle in Srinagar, today.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was arrested when he stepped out of his house at Nageen in Srinagar to attend funeral prayer of his maternal uncle and close aide Tariq Ahmed Buch. »

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Srinagar, July 17(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, welcoming the statement of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has said the Kashmir dispute can only be resolved through implementation of relevant resolutions of the United Nations on Kashmir.

The DeM Secretary General, Nahida Nasreen in a statement in Srinagar said, “There is no other option than implementing UN resolutions for the peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute.” »

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New Delhi, July 17(KMS): As unrest against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s pro-upper caste policies is growing, dozens of activist organizations took out a protest march in New Delhi vowing to jointly oppose the attacks on people with the motto “An attack on one is an attack on all.

The march was started from the Ram Lila Maidan, passed through the busiest streets of central Delhi and culminated at a rally at Jantar Mantar. The protestors carrying placards condemned Modi government’s policies and vowed that they would take on the communal and fascist forces head on. They also highlighted human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, July 17(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani while paying tributes to the three youth martyred by Indian troops in Tral has said that our youth lay their lives to end the age-old slavery of their people.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “This puts a huge responsibility on our shoulders to honor these sacrifices and take the movement to its logical end.” »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of two martyred youth in Tral and Pahoo areas of Pulwama district, today. The youth, identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Lone and Parwez Ahmad Mir were killed by Indian troops during a violent military operation in Satoora area of Tral on Saturday. The martyred youth were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans in their native Amurabad and of Pohoo areas of the district. At least three rounds of funeral prayers were offered for Mukhtar Ahmad Lone. Women showered flowers over his body from the rooftops of their houses.

Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama and adjacent areas against the killings. Mobile and internet services were suspended in the district.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that Jammu and Kashmir was becoming a flashpoint in the fast changing global scenario. He warned that further delay in the settlement of the Kashmir dispute might prove disastrous for regional peace. »

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Toronto, July 16 (KMS): Participants at the Kashmir Solidarity Conference, which was held in Toronto on Saturday adopted the following resolution:

  • Noting the ongoing grave human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir, in particular, since the latest round of killings and brutalities that began on July 8, 2016 in the aftermath of the extra-judicial execution of a young Kashmiri freedom fighter, Burhan Wani;
  • Noting the Indian defiance to the calls by UN Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, OIC and elected representatives in the UK, Europe and Australia for an independent investigation into HR violations in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK);

  • Condemning use of pellet guns by the Indian occupation forces to willfully blind a whole generation of Kashmiris, mostly youth, in thousands;

  • Recalling UN Security Council Resolutions on Kashmir [Res. 38, 39, 47, 51 (1948); 80 (1950); 91, 96 (1951); 98 (1952); 122,123, 126 ( 1957); UNCIP Res. (13 Aug 48, 5 Jan.49) that, inter alia, promised Kashmiris their right to self-determination; »

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Toronto, July 16 (KMS): Hundreds of Canadians from all walks of life paid rich tributes to the struggle of the long-oppressed Kashmiri people at a conference in Toronto on July 15.

Organized by the Friends of Kashmir Committee Canada, the conference paid tribute to Burhan Wani on the first anniversary of his martyrdom. The conference also recalled the first uprising of the Kashmiri people on July 13, 1931 against Dogra raj.

The wide array of speakers from different walks of Canadian life included Sid LaCombe of the Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA), Canadian broadcaster Phil Taylor of the Taylor Report, Dr Ali Mallah, former vice president of the Canadian Arab Federation, Ken Stone, a former academic and member of the Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War, and Lord Nazir Ahmed from England.

Mr. LaCombe pledged to put the Kashmir issue at the centre of Canadian politics. »

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