Troops launch CASOs in different areas

Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities invoked draconian law, Public Safety Act on a teenage boy, Huzaifa Ahmad Butt, and sent him to Udhampur jail in Jammu.

The 17- year-old boy from Pattan was facing illegal detention in Baramulla jail for the past six months. He has now been shifted to Udhampur jail.

Over a thousand Hurriyat leaders, activists and students are facing illegal detention under black laws in jails of Jammu and in India’s infamous Tihar jail. Prominent among them are Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Dr Hameed Fayaz, Aasiya Andrabi, Nahida Nasreen, Fehmida Sofi, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Mohammad Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah, Merajuddin Kalwal, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Sarjan Barkati, Qazi Yasir, Advocate Zahid Ali, Moulana Mushtaq Veeri, Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, Muhammad Yousuf Mir, Noor Muhamamd Kalwal, Bashir Ahmad Boya, Bashir Kashmiri, Muhammad Yousuf Falahi, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad, Shahid-ul-Islam, Muhammad Rafiq Ganai, Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Javiad Ahmad But, Mohammad Ishaq Ganai, Nazir Ahmad Shaikh and journalist Aasif Sultan. »

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Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), commenting on the debate over the return of Kashmiri Pandits, said they always welcome their home coming and encourage every move which helps their return.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “We wholeheartedly and sincerely want them to come back, but will oppose any move to settle them in separate colonies as it negates the very fabric of our social, cultural and mutual bonds.” »

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Exhibition—Losing Sight in Kashmir in British Parliament

London, July 15 (KMS): An exhibition entitled “Losing Sight in Kashmir” depicting human rights situation in occupied Kashmir was organised by Lord Qurban Hussain and MP Kelvin Hopkins in association with Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) in British Parliament, London.

The Exhibition is in conformity with the observations made in the UN Human Rights Commissioners’ Reports of June 2018 and July 2019 and the Amnesty International`s Report on “Losing Sight in Kashmir.” »

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Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Press Club held its elections in Srinagar, today.

Shuja-ul-Haq was elected as the President, Moazum Mohammad as the Vice President while Ishfaq Tantray was elected as the General Secretary. »

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Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a teacher of a private school in Baramulla suffered a blood clot in his head after he was thrashed by goons at a village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district for preventing them from filming of female students on way back from a school picnic, the teachers’ colleagues said.

Sheikh Irfan, a physical teacher at Hanfia Model Higher Secondary School, Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, was hit with an iron rod in Raiyar village of Budgam after he along with his colleagues objected to the filming of the girls, Jehangir Ahmad, Irfan’s colleague told media. »

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Jammu, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier committed suicide in Jammu city.

The paramilitary trooper, R. Ram Kumar of D-37 Battalion, shot himself dead with his service rifle during duty hours at Civil Secretariat in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, July 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Qaimoh area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

According to Kashmir Media Service, an Indian army official told media in Srinagar that the CASO was jointly launched by personnel of Indian army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) in Wani Mohalla of Khudwani in the district. »

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Indian troops martyr 95,412 from Jan 1989 to 13th July 2019

Srinagar, July 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that illegally detained Kashmiris are kept in Indian jails, thousands of miles away from their homes and are forced to face biased and communal jail staff.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, expressed concern over the role of Indian judiciary and pointed out that the judiciary was helping Indian government in prolonging the detention periods of the prisoners. The APHC maintained that no judicial remedy was provided to the illegally detained people and justice was kept beyond their reach. It also condemned the summoning of IOK editors and owners of the reputed media houses by Indian probe agencies. »

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Barcelona, July 14 (KMS): A huge rally and a signature camp for solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir were held in Barcelona, the city of Spain on Saturday.

Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider also participated in both the events. A large number of people from different walks of life attended the rally organized by Nida-e-Kashmir (Voice of Kashmir) led by Raja Mukhtar Soni on the occasion of Kashmir Martyrs Day.

Holding placards and banners, the participants of the rally raised slogans in favour of the people of occupied Kashmir. They marched on the streets of Barcelona’s central area and pledged to continue their support to the people of Kashmir struggling for right to self determination. »

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Brussels, July 14 (KMS): An outstanding exhibition entitled “Kashmir: Champions of Peace” was organised at the European Parliament (EP) hosted by MEP Klaus Buchner, MEP Julie Ward and MEP Phil Bennion in association with Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC).

The Guest of Honour, at the exhibition, was Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Chairman Pakistan Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

MEP Klaus Buchner, in his opening speech, at the inauguration of the Exhibition, highlighted the peaceful struggle by the Kashmiris and their leaders who have given everything in their cause to see the people of Kashmir are given their right to self-determination. »

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