Washington D.C, May 23 (KMS): Hundreds of Kashmiri Americans – men, women and children – from various states of the US staged a huge rally in front of the White House. They were demanding of the United Nations to take steps towards granting the people of Jammu and Kashmir their right to self-determination.

Raising slogans like “Kashmiri Lives Matter Too”, “Kashmir in Pain: India in Shame”, “Indian Forces: Out of Kashmir”, “Demilitarize Kashmir”, “UN Implement Resolutions on Kashmir” and “Stop Forced Disappearances and Torture in Kashmir,” the marchers held candle light vigil on the sidewalk of the White House. »

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Detain several workers of AAC

Srinagar, May 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police foiled a rally of workers of Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in Srinagar, today.

The police arrested several workers of the AAC when they tried to hold a rally in Rajouri Kadal area of old Srinagar city in connection with the Martyrdom Week. »

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Indian police arrest five members of a family in Hajin

Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a demonstration at Gadoora in Pulwama against the killing of a civilian.

The body of the missing civilian, Mohammad Yousuf Lone, was recovered from a deserted place at Newa in Pulwama. »

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Muzaffarabad, May 18 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter (APHC-AJK) staged a protest against the stepped up Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

The participants of the protest included APHC-AJK Convener, Ghulam Mohammad Safi, Hurriyet leaders, Altaf Hussain Wani, Ishfaq Mujeed Mir, Raja Shaheen, Muzaffar Ahmad Shah, Pervaiz Ahmad Shah, Dawood Achakzai, Imtiyaz Wani, Mushtaq Adeel Wani, Nazir Ahmad Karnahi, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Khawaja Farooq Haider, members of Jamaat-e-Islami AJK and Refugees Action Committee. »

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Demonstrations against arrest of students in IOK

Srinagar, May 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, over 100 people including girls were injured in Indian forces’ violent actions during a siege and search military operation in Shopian district, today.

Indian police and troops launched a massive siege and search operation in Heff Shirmal area of the district. Over one thousand troops and police personnel took part in the operation. People came out on the streets in the area and staged forceful demonstrations against the military action. Indian forces’ personnel fired bullets and pellets to disperse the protesters injuring over a hundred people. 20 people with pellet injuries have been shifted to different hospitals in Zainapora, Pulwama and Islamabad. »

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Slapping of PSA on Aasiya Andrabi, Fehmeeda Sofi denounced

Srinagar, May 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for peaceful protests on Friday (May 19) after Juma prayers against the slapping of draconian law, Public Safety Act on Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, and her associate, Fehmeeda Sofi.

Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that the protests would also be aimed at demanding release of all Kashmiri political prisoners. They termed the act of slapping of PSA on Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi as the worst form of state terrorism. They said that the puppet administration was following “Doval Doctrine” and had waged war against the civilian population in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people including women were injured after Indian forces used brute force on protesters in Kulgam and Pattan areas, today.

Indian troops fired bullets on women who were protesting against Indian forces’ brutalities and thrashing of civilians during crackdown operation in Okay area of Kulgam. »

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Islamabad, May 16 (KMS): A demonstration organized by the Youth Alliance for Kashmir Movement was held in Islamabad, today, against the Indian brutalities on students of occupied Kashmir.

The demonstration was arranged by the students of Federal Urdu University at Zero Point in Islamabad. The students expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri students. They asked India and its local authorities in occupied Kashmir to stop use of brute force against the student c community. The demonstrators said that protest was the democratic right of Kashmiri students. »

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