Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, besides thousands of people who participated in funeral prayers of martyred youth at Frisal in Kulgam, hundreds of Kashmir University students also offered the same in absentia at the university campus in Kulgam.

Scores of hostel boarders at the Kashmir University offered funeral prayers for the youth, who were martyred by Indian troops at Frisal in Kulgam district, yesterday. »

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Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unnerved by the unification of various pro-freedom groups, Indian police apprehend that the situation could take a sudden turn at any point in time like that they faced during summer 2016.

In a confidential report, submitted to the Indian government in January 2017, the police had stated that the unification of resistance leadership posed a great threat to the already volatile situation prevailing in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, normal life was affected by a complete shutdown, today, against the killings of Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in Frisal area of Kulgam district.

The call was given by the joint resistance leadership including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik. »

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Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the civil society members including intellectuals, educationists and respectable citizens of Ramban district have expressed concern over systematic campaign launched against special status of the territory and other sensitive issues by Hindu extremist groups in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Aasiya Andrabi and her associate Sofi Fahmeeda were arrested, today, by the authorities and shifted to Rambagh Police Station.

Aasiya Andrabi was continuously under house arrest after her release from Baramulla sub jail on December 21 last year.

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Srinagar, February 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs will not go waste and their mission will be taken to its logical conclusion.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar criticized the stubbornness and egoistic approach of India and urged it to come forward and settle the lingering dispute in accordance with the aspiration of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and Chairman of his forum, Mirwaiz Umar have paid glowing tributes to martyred Kashmiri youth in Kulgam, saying the youth are sacrificing their precious lives for the sacred cause of freedom.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “It is a cherished and patriotic mission and these youths are putting a huge responsibility on our shoulders. We are duty bound to carry their mission to its logical end.” He said the people of Kashmir are not war mongers, but through peaceful means urging India and the world community to fulfill their pledge and resolve the political future of the territory. »

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Call for shutdown on Monday and March towards Kulgam on Wednsday

Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least six Kashmiris were martyred during a military operation by Indian forces at Firsal in Kulgam district, today.

The troops shot dead the Kashmiris in vengeance after three Indian troops were killed and many injured in a clash in the area. The authorities while confirming the killing said that one Army Major, PK Nigam, were among the injured. The four of the six Kashmiri martyrs have been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Tantray, Vakil Thokar, Farooq Ahmad Butt and Mohammad Younis Lone. »

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Amritsar, February 12 (KMS): Hurriyet leader and the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt attended a seminar on human rights in Fatehgarh Sahib Sirhind, Punjab.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Zafar Akbar Butt, who was invited to the occasion by Shrimani Akali Dal (Maan), Amrisar, met many prominent human rightist activists and political leaders of Sikh community and apprised them of the grave human rightist situation in Kashmir. »

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Brussels, February 12 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Ali Raza Syed has lauded the European Union (EU)’s stance for connecting the upcoming Union free trade dialogue with human rights’ situation in India.

It is important to mention that a head of high-level European Union’s delegation on upcoming session of EU-India later this year says, human rights will be part of next EU-India summit. »

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Islamabad, February 12 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has paid glowing tributes to martyr Bashir Ahmad Sheikh and his companions on the eve of their martyrdom anniversary.

Indian troops martyred Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, chief commander of Al Fatah Force along with his companions, Shabbir Ahmad Mir (Waqas) and Abdul Ahad Jan by Indian troops in one of the terrible Bandipore encounters on February 13 in 2002 in Watruna area of Bandipora district. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) has thanked people of Kashmir for making the three-day protest programme given by joint resistance leadership a success.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar reiterated the demand for return of mortal remains of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammad Afzal Guru to Kashmir. It termed public response as a referendum in support of Kashmir’s freedom from Indian forcible occupation. The complete shutdown was also a clear message to Indian rulers and world community that Kashmiris had never legitimized the Indian military rule and would fight till the end of this forced rule, the spokesman added. »

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