Srinagar, September 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, massive protests erupted in Mattan area of Islamabad district, today, against ransacking of property and thrashing of locals by Indian army during a search operation. »

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Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a pall of gloom has again descended on Aripanthan village of Badgam district as the villagers recall the mayhem caused by the indiscriminate firing by Indian troops on this day, last year.

On 15th of August 2016, some protesting villagers blocked the road that hampered a local middle-rung officer’s journey to a venue to hoist the Indian flag. On August 16, the next day, troops descended on the village to carry out a massacre without any provocation. Four villagers were mercilessly killed and several others wounded. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred thirty three (33) Kashmiris including two (2) young boys and a woman during the last month of July.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, three (3) of those martyred were killed in a fake encounter. The killings rendered three (3) women widowed and six (6) children orphaned. »

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New Delhi, July 14 (KMS): Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has revealed that nearly 50 percent of total 186 rights violations complaints have been received from occupied Kashmir over last four years.

In reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application by Common Wealth Human Right Initiative (CHRI), the Home Ministry’s data indicates that Jammu and Kashmir accounted for almost 50 percent of the human rights violations complaints in various categories under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). »

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Police arrest Muhammad Yasin Malik in Shopian

Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has condemned Indian forces’ crackdown operations against civilians saying that Kashmiri people are being harassed in all possible way.

The resistance leadership in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that raids and crackdowns had become a regular feature in the occupied territory and the people of Kashmir were being held hostage for hours by Indian troops on gunpoint. The leaders ridiculing the statement of police chief that crackdown at Lal Chowk was a part of routine drill said that Indian forces had no respect for civilian rights. The leaders urged international human rights organizations to take notice of occupational forces’ inhuman treatment towards the Kashmiri people. »

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Geneva, June 09 (KMS): The United Nations is witnessing quick developments on Kashmir conflict. The latest is the floating of a proposal to appoint a UN Special Representative for Jammu and Kashmir. The move is in its initial stages. Several countries are involved in private discussions on the proposal, and a lot depends on Pakistan’s ability to leverage its influence.

The Kashmiri delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has requested the world’s top rights body to appoint a Special Representative for Jammu and Kashmir, another step that increases diplomatic pressure on India in the seven-decades-old Kashmir dispute. »

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New Delhi, June 07 (KMS): The Modi-led Indian government has given a free hand to its army to unleash a killing spree in occupied Kashmir, a report published on a defence news portal said.

The report said, “The army is going for the kill” and added that “The Army won’t be bogged down by political interference while dealing with the situation in the Valley”. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred twenty eight (28) Kashmiris during the last month of May.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, of those martyred three (3) were killed in different fake encounters.

The killings rendered nine (9) women widowed and thirty three (33) children orphaned. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an unknown fear continues to haunt the women, particularly young girls, of Shopian town since the incident of rape and murder of two young women, Aasiya and Neelofar, by Indian men in uniform in May 2009.

The locals while talking to media said that they were waiting for justice in the double rape and murder tragedy as the perpetrators of the crime were roaming freely. “We fear to go outside alone as same tragedy may happen with us,” said Iqba Shafi, a teenage girl perusing her studies at Degree College Shopian. »

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