Islamabad, May 23 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has expressed grief and sorrow on the loss of precious lives in a deadly attack in Manchester city of United Kingdom.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Islamabad while condemning the attack said that violence and terrorism was not acceptable in any form. “Such attacks are assaults on sense of connection and shared humanity, tolerance, liberty and respect,” he said. »

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Oslo, May 22 (KMS): An interpolation has been tabled in the Norwegian parliament urging the world community to play its active role in resolving the Kashmir dispute to avert a possible nuclear war in the South Asian region.

The interpolation was tabled by Knut Ariled Hareide, Chairman of Parliamentary Group on Kashmir and a member of parliament and the head of the Christian Democratic Party. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has condemned restrictions on the programme to commemorate the anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The ban on mourning and condolence speaks volumes about their so-called democracy.” »

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Srinagar, May 22(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced the curbs imposed by the authorities to prevent the Eidgah march called by the joint resistance leadership terming the decision as the worst form of state repression.

The forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Hurriyet expresses its gratitude to the people for their continuous love towards the great martyrs and their support to the movement.” »

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India tarnishing Hurriyet’s image

Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed across the Valley, today, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone.

Call for the shutdown and a march towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard at Eidgah in Srinagar was given by the joint resistance leadership to pay tributes to the martyrs. The puppet authorities had imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the territory to prevent the march. All exit and entrance points in Srinagar were blocked with barricades and razor wire while residents were not allowed to come out from their houses.

Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st of May 1990. Seventy mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on the funeral procession of the martyred. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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Says Hurriyet leadership will not talk to fascists

Srinagar, May 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has condemned the shifting of ailing Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi to Amphala Jail in Jammu, saying that PDP-RSS-led regime has virtually turned Jammu and Kashmir into a battle field.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Aasiya Andrabi is suffering from multiple ailments and is critically ill and shifting her to Amphala Jail will prove detrimental to her health conditions.” He said that the puppet administration would be responsible if anything untoward happened to the ailing woman leader. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly condemned the use of brutal force by Indian police and troops on the civilian population including shopkeepers in Dangerpora, Islamabad, Awantipora and Kulgam areas of South Kashmir.

The forum spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said that with every passing moment situation in the occupied territory was touching new low as relentless oppression had been unleashed on people. He deplored that students, businessman and common masses were being thrashed by Indian forces every day just for raising their genuine voices. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has said that prolonging illegal detention of youth and beating people without discrimination are glaring examples of Indian state terrorism in the territory.

The JKLF in statement issued in Srinagar said that five youth Waseem Ahmad Sofi, Basharat Ahmad Najar, Ashiq Hussain Butt, Reyaz Ahmad Dar and Manzoor Ahmad Najar were languishing in illegal custody from many years.

It said that Waseem Ahmad Sofi, a resident of Koundbal area of Ganderbal, was arrested in 2016 and till date had been booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) for three times. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has strongly condemned the harassment of three Kashmiri students by police in Indian Punjab.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that despite assurances from Indian authorities, there seemed no let up in the intimidation and harassment of Kashmiri students pursuing studies in India.

“India is not a safe place for Kashmiri students. They are suspected everywhere and beleaguered simply because of their Kashmiri origin,” he said. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the pro-freedom organizations have strongly condemned the Indian forces’ massive crackdowns in Wokai, Kulgam, and Heff-Shirmal, Shopian, where more than 100 persons including women were injured due to the use of force by Indian police and troops during peaceful protests and house to house searches.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed concern over the return of 1990s-like crackdown on civilians in the occupied territory. It said that the forces’ personnel targeted innocent people particularly the family members of mujahideen from the villages. »

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