Gilani under house detention, Shabbir Shah arrested

Kashmir Media Service, KMS News, www.kmsnews.org, Pakistan TV, States Times, HumQadam TV, Geo TV, ARY TVSrinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Resistance Day, today, was marked by forceful anti-India demonstrations by people and use of brute force on protesters by Indian police and troops in the territory.

Call for observance of the Resistance Day was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to protest against the illegal detention of Hurriyet leaders, activists and youth. »

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India sanctions six hundred thousand pellets

Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Shah has urged the world bodies to resolve the Kashmir dispute at the earliest to prevent more bloodshed in the territory.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, while hailing the address by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Economic Cooperation Organisation summit in Islamabad described it as based on truth and reality. He expressed satisfaction that despite India’s conspiracies, the world nations were consolidating their relations with Pakistan. He hoped that the international community would intervene in resolving the long-pending Kashmir dispute. »

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Gilani demands probe by UN into Srinagar massacres

Srinagar, March 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred fifteen Kashmiris including a woman during the last month of February.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, three of the martyrs were killed in a fake encounter. The killings rendered one woman widowed and two children orphaned. During the period, two hundred eighty seven people were injured when Indian troops and police personnel resorted to brute force and fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on peaceful protesters. Two hundred thirteen people including Hurriyet activists and youth were arrested. The troops damaged fifty one houses during the month. »

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Delhi’s attitude towards Kashmiri youth flayed

Srinagar, February 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has said that India is conspiring to unleash fresh bloodshed by implementing the Doval Doctrine on Jammu and Kashmir.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Indian authorities were hell-bent on making situation explosive, and for this purpose they are trying to create disturbances and uncertainty in the territory. Referring to the Indian Army Chief’s statement, the APHC said the authorities are planning to control Masajid and religious schools to quench freedom sentiments. The spokesman asked the people to follow only the programmes issued by the joint resistance leadership. »

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India plotting to divide Muslims in Kashmir
Srinagar, February 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that lasting peace, stability and economic development would elude South Asia until the Kashmir dispute is resolved in line with the political aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while addressing members of Japanese media in Tokyo through a video conference from Srinagar appealed to Japan and the international community to come forward and help stop the grave human rights violations perpetuated by the Indian forces in Kashmir. The event was organised by Pakistani and Kashmiri diaspora at Tokyo Press Club in Japan. The Mirwaiz said that Kashmir continued to be the world’s highest militarized zone with the presence of over 700,000 Indian troops. »

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Anti-India demos in Srinagar, Sopore, other areas

Srinagar, February 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has termed the continued illegal detention of senior Hurriyet leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt, as political vendetta.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said, Masarrat Aalam Butt is a born devotee of Kashmir movement and he is a person who has always been at the forefront of the struggle. He said that Masarrat Aalam exhibited exemplary valour during his incarceration. He appealed to the Amnesty International and other world human rights organizations to play their role in his release. »

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India using rape of Kashmiri women as a war tool
London, February 22 (KMS): Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has criticized India for using excessive and arbitrary force on demonstrators after the killing of Mujahid commander Burhan Wani in occupied Kashmir on July 8, last year.

The Amnesty International in its 2016 and 2017 report on human rights, which was released in London, said that more than 80 people, mostly protesters, were killed in clashes and thousands were injured. It said that hundreds were blinded by forces’ use of pellet-firing shotguns, which are inherently inaccurate and indiscriminate. The report also mentioned the killing of a lecturer Shabbir Ahmad Monga, who was beaten to death by army soldiers in August, last year. The report said that the authorities imposed a curfew which lasted over two months. Private landline, mobile and internet service providers suspended their services for weeks on orders from the authorities. »

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Indian troops martyr one youth in Rajouri

Srinagar, February 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a boy hit by pellets fired by Indian troops has succumbed to his injuries after battling for life for more than six months. This has raised the death toll to 120 in the ongoing mass uprising from July 8, 2016.

The boy, Waseem Ahmad Thoker, was critically injured when Indian troops had fired pellets on peaceful protesters in Mirhama area of Kulgam district in August, last year. He had received over three hundred pellets and succumbed to his injuries last night. »

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People stage forceful anti-India protests in Bandipore

Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that Indian deeds and actions in Jammu and Kashmir negate its tall claim to be a democratic country.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar while referring to freedom struggle in Kashmir said that circumstances would eventually force India to honor the aspirations of the suppressed Kashmiri people. Citing the examples and procedures adopted in Croatia, East Timor, Scotland and South Sudan, Syed Ali Gilani said, sensible people respect right to self-determination of suppressed nations, and avoid using military might to subjugate their inalienable birth right.

The Mirwaiz-led Hurriyet forum in a statement criticized the authorities for prolonging the detention of political prisoners on one pretext or another. It urged international human rights organizations to impress upon India to stop inhuman and undemocratic tactics against Kashmiri people. »

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Resistance day to be observed in IOK tomorrow

Kashmir Media Service, KMS News, www.kmsnews.org, Pakistan TV, States Times, HumQadam TV, Geo TV, ARY TVSrinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi have warned that India has devised a plan to further massacre the unarmed common civilians of the territory.

The Hurriyet leaders were reacting to the recent statement of Indian Army Chief, Bipin Rawat, wherein he said that protesters in the territory will be dealt with strictly, taking them as over-ground workers of mujahideen. »

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Curfew, curbs in valley to thwart Kulgam march

Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities in their fresh crackdown operations arrested or put under house detention almost all resistance leaders to prevent them from leading a march towards south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, today.

Call for the march was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to express solidarity with the families of the youth who were martyr
ed by Indian forces on Sunday. Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested by a police party that raided his Maisuma residence in Srinagar, this morning. He was lodged at Kothi Bagh police station. The occupation authorities put Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Qazi Yasir, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Omar Aadil, Firdous Ahmad Shah and other Hurriyet leaders under house arrest or in custody. »

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March towards Kulgam against killings tomorrow

Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one more Kashmiri youth and injured many in Bandipore district, today.

The personnel of Indian army, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group during a siege and search operation killed the youth in Hajin area of the district. Indian police claimed that the youth was killed during an encounter with forces. »

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