Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, legal experts have said that rights to own land in Jammu and Kashmir belong only to the permanent residents of the territory.

Syed Tassadq Hussain, senior advocate at Kashmir’s High Court and an expert on constitution and international law, told media in Srinagar that the legal and political moves against Article 35A had multiple objectives, the biggest of them being a change in the demography of the Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) General Secretary, Nahida Nasreen in Srinagar.

Indian police raided the house of Nahida Nasreen late night and detained her.

A DeM spokesperson in a statement in Srinagar said, “A large contingent of police raided the residence of party general secretary during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. After a brief questioning, the police party took away Nahida Nasreen with them and lodged her in Women’s Police Station, Rambagh in Srinagar.” »

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Srinagar, August 15 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over observed the Indian Independence Day, today, as Black Day to convey the message to the international community that India continues to deny them their inalienable right to self-determination.

The day was marked by complete shutdown, call for which had been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik. All government offices, business establishments including banks were closed, while roads wore a deserted look in the valley. »

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Islamabad, August 15 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference staged a protest demonstration outside Indian High Commission in Islamabad to mark India’s Independence Day as black day, today.

The protesters expressed concern over the unabated wave of killings by Indian troops in the occupied territory and warned New Delhi against the use of brutal tactics to crush people’s freedom movement. »

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Srinagar August 15 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world are observing India’s Independence Day as Black Day, today, to convey the message to the world that India has illegally occupied their homeland.

Curfew and other restrictions have been imposed across the territory, particularly in Srinagar where the main function of India’s Independence Day is to be held, today. Bakshi Stadium, the main venue for the day celebrations, has been sealed in the name of security. »

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Glowing tributes paid to Shopian martyrs
Srinagar August 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has strongly condemned the killing of civilians Muhamamd Yasin Butt and Owais Ahmed Dar by Indian troops, vowing that people as well as their leadership will not remain silent on the continued and unabated genocide of Kashmir’s next generation.

The resistance comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement expressed deep anger over the killings. Muhamamd Yasin Butt and Owais Ahmed Dar were injured in firing by troops on protesters in Shopian on Saturday and later succumbed to their injuries in hospitals. »

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Srinagar August 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the wife of APHC General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has written to the Indian government about the life threats her husband is receiving inside the Delhi’s infamous Tihal Jail.

Bilquies Shah in her letter to the Indian authorities also raised the issue of denial of medicare to Shabbir Ahmad Shah and asked them to shift her husband to a high security zone at the earliest for the sake of his life. »

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Srinagar August 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik visited the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani at Srinagar’s Soura hospital and enquired about his health.

After visiting ailing Syed Ali Gilani, the JKLF Chief left for Nagam to attend the funeral prayers of Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Muhammad Yasin Itoo, but he was stopped and arrested by Indian police at Chadoora. »

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One lac people attend Ittoo’s funeral

Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Pakistan’s Independence Day was celebrated with the singing of Pakistan’s national anthem and shouting of “Long Live Pakistan” slogans in Srinagar, Shopian, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Badgam and other districts of the territory, today.

Special prayers were offered for safety and integrity of Pakistan and freedom of Jammu and Kashmir from illegal occupation of India. Dukhtaran-e-Millat arranged Independence Day functions in several areas of the territory. Parades were held while Pakistan flag was hoisted in the length and breadth of the territory. Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Aasiya Andrabi, Dr Qasim Faktoo and others in their messages greeted the people and the Government of Pakistan on the Day. Syed Ali Gilani said that the Kashmiris were highly grateful to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for extending its wholehearted moral, political and diplomatic support to their just cause of freedom. He said that Pakistan was the only hope for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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