Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, while strongly condemning the attack by Hindu fanatics on Muslims in Kathua, the joint resistance leadership has asked for peaceful protests, tomorrow, after Friday prayers to express solidarity with the Muslim victims in Jammu.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “These hapless Muslims are living under the stigma of fear psychosis for the last 70 years as their ancestors have been butchered mercilessly under the watchful eyes of the tallest traitor of this unfortunate land and since then they are brutalised, traumatised and throttled on one pretext or the other.” »

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Srinagar, January 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders paid glowing tributes to Sajjad Ahmad Kenue on his 21st anniversary and organised Fateha at his grave at Reshi Bazaar in Islamabad town of south Kashmir.

Sajjad Ahmad Kanue of Mattan Adda area of Islamabad was killed by the Special Task Force personnel and renegade ‘Ikhwanis’ in Srinagar on January 08, 1996. »

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Srinagar, January 08 (KMS): The delegation led by former Indian Minister Yashwant Sinha has warned of catastrophic situation in 2017 and 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir if India fails to accept ground realties on the dispute.

The delegation that visited Kashmir twice during the uprising last year released its detailed report, yesterday.

The report said that the Kashmiris were of firm belief that pro-India local political parties can’t find solution to the issue and if India failed to accept the ground realties, “Kashmir can witness catastrophic situation in 2017 and 2018.” »

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Srinagar, January 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) has ridiculed the statement of a senior Indian army officer, Lt General Subrata Saha, wherein he has said that freedom struggle in Kashmir is shifting from Azadi to the radicalization.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said after committing the heinous crimes against the unarmed oppressed people, Indian establishment especially its army tries to malign Kashmiris’ struggle in the name of religion and radicalization. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, heavy concentration of Indian military has affected the territory in a way that it witnessed nearly 50 percent increase in crimes against women in last eight years, according to Crime Records Bureau.

While 2087 cases of crime against women were registered in 2008 this figure went up to 3535 in 2015.

As per the data, 2757 cases of crime against women like rape, attempt to rape, molestation and abduction were reported in 2009, 2521 in 2010 and 3329 in 2011. »

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Britain takes up pellets’ issue with India

Srinagar, January 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 303 innocent Kashmiris including 9 women and 42 teenagers during the year 2016.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, 39 of those martyred were killed in custody. The killings rendered 25 women widowed and 58 children orphaned. Indian paramilitary and police personnel subjected 19,011 civilians to torture, while 12,604 including Hurriyet leaders, activists, students and women leaders were arrested. 658 women were disgraced by the men in uniform. Most of the killings and other incidents of human rights violations took place in the backdrop of killing of renowned mujahid commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani by Indian forces on July 8, last year. Tens of thousands of people came out on the streets to protest against the killing. Burhan’s martyrdom began a tumultuous phase in the recent history of Kashmir when forces used brute force to quell the uprising. They killed over 115 innocent civilians, injured 16,000 and blinded around 150 with pellets since July, last year. »

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Srinagar, January 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, it has been disclosed that Indian Army is illegally holding three civilians at its camp in Kupwara since November 2015.

This was revealed in an order of the High Court of the occupied territory. The court has sought objections to a petition seeking directions to authorities to disclose the authority under which three civilians are in custody of Indian Army’s Territorial Army at Kupwara since November 2015. »

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Killing of Burhan Wani began tumultuous phase in recent history of Kashmir

Srinagar, January 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 303 innocent Kashmiris including 9 women and 42 teenagers during the year 2016.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, 39 of those martyred were killed in custody. The killings by the troops rendered 25 women widowed and 58 children orphaned.

Indian paramilitary and police personnel during house raids, crackdowns, firing, pellet and PAVA and teargas shelling subjected 19,011 civilians to torture, while 12,604 persons including Hurriyet leaders, activists, students, young boys and women leaders were arrested. Two Kashmiris went missing in custody after they were kidnapped by Indian police, while 658 women were disgraced or molested by the men in uniform during the year. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the delegations of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM), and Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Muzahmat visited the residence of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, and greeted him on his release from illegal detention.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the JKEM Chairman, Muhammad Shafi Lone, along with party members and Hurriyet leader, Khwaja Firdous Ahmed Wani, met Shabbir Shah and discussed with him the issue of granting domicile certificates to the Hindu refuges by the puppet authorities. »

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JKSM organizes anti-India demonstration in Srinagar

Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other resistance leaders have strongly condemned the re-arrest of senior Hurriyet leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt, terming it an act of political vengeance.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that his apprehension that fate of quashing of the 34th draconian Public Safety Act against Masarrat Aalam Butt would not be different from the previous ones and his re-arrest proved it right. He said that Kashmir was directly ruled by Sangh Parivaar and local stooges, even if they wanted, had no authority in any of the affairs.

Hurriyet leaders including Bilal Siddiqui, Farida Bahenji, Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi, Farooq Ahmad Dar and Feroz Ahmad Khan in their statements in Srinagar denouncing the re-arrest of Masarrat Aalam Butt said that such oppressive tactics could not suppress the Kashmiris’ freedom sentiment and they would take the ongoing liberation movement to its logical conclusion at all costs. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an official commission has recommended revocation of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), from the territory.

The panel headed by Justice (retd) ML Koul recommended that the puppet administration should re-look at continuation of the AFSPA in peaceful areas of the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley against the issuance of domicile certificates to non-Kashmiri Hindu refugees.

Call for the strike was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments in Srinagar and other districts were shut, while public transport was thin. »

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