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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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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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, traders at Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar observed shutdown against the highhandedness of Indian police in the area.

Residents and shopkeepers from Humhama told mediamen that on Thursday evening a police vehicle was on its way to Airport from Srinagar when it was suddenly hit by a stone. They said that the police vehicle was carrying a senior officer to be dropped at his home at the Airport.

“The police vehicle was intercepted by youth at Parraypora,” the residents said. When the police vehicle reached Humhama Chowk on its return, the police personnel resorted to aerial firing creating panic among the locals, they said. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Kashmiri, Syed Maqbool Shah, who spent 14 years in illegal detention and acquitted by an Indian court in 2010, is still looking for a livelihood.

Syed Maqbool Shah, 43, in a media interview in Srinagar said that he had just passed Class 10 when he was arrested by Indian police and subsequently imprisoned for 14 years in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a court in Srinagar has extended the suspension of bail order to senior leader of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Masarrat Aalam Butt, till Monday (March 20).

The case was listed for arguments before Sessions Court where Public Prosecutor partly argued the case and the Principal District and Sessions Judge extended the suspension of bail order to Masarrat Aalam till March 20. »

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