Mushtaq-ul-Islam booked under draconian PSA

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has emphasized that no amount of repression, harassment and intimidation can deter the people of Kashmir from continuing their struggle for right to self-determination.

While addressing the Friday congregation at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that India wanted to intimidate Hurriyat leadership by conducting military raids and through arrests. However, Mirwaiz added, India has failed in its designs. He underlined the fact that sooner or later, the Kashmir dispute would have to be addressed. »

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Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protest strike is being observed in different areas of Kupwara district, today, against killing of a missing teenager boy.

The boy Omar Farooq Malik, a student of class 3, went missing after he left his home in Batargam area of Kupwara on Monday. His body was recovered from a nallah in Gulgam area of the district. »

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Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have expressed grief over the demise of the caretaker of Martyrs’ Graveyard, at Eidgah in Srinagar, Haji Habibullah Khan, and termed his death as a big loss.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement issued in Srinagar while hailing Habibullah Khan’s contribution said, “Late Habibullah looked after Mazar-e-Shuhada, Eidgah, for long time.” He prayed for his heavenly abode and extended his condolences to the bereaved family. »

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Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned the authorities for banning the transmission of 30 channels operating through cable.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the ban on the channels as fascist approach and said that the real purpose behind the action was to promote saffron dogma and pave way for Hindu Rashtra. He said that such tactics of oppression reflected the authoritarian mindset, adding that it was highly deplorable that even channels specified for religious preaching and teachings were removed from air. »

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Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities slapped black law Public Safety Act (PSA) on senior liberation leader, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, today.

Mushtaq-ul-Islam was arrested on July 16 and was lodged at Batamaloo police station in Srinagar. The authorities booked him under draconian law and shifted him to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu. It is 37th time that PSA has been invoked against him. »

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Ankara, July 20 (KMS): Turkey has said that India is spreading Hindu-Nationalism in occupied Kashmir in the name of Amarnath Yatra and is subduing Kashmir with religious tourism.

The TRT World, the national media of Turkey, has said that India driven by a larger Hindu Nationalism is using the Hindu pilgrimage sites to push for its nationalistic agenda. India is exerting a cultural imperialism on Kashmir given the fact that the use of brute force has yielded no results, it said. »

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Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has termed the death of 70-year-old Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan at Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu as the biggest human tragedy.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Death of Ghulam Hassan Malik during imprisonment has proved the apprehensions of leadership right that Kashmiri prisoners are ill treated in jails and not even provided with the basic medical aid which poses a great threat to their lives as proven in the case of Malik.” They paid rich tributes to the courage and patience shown by Ghulam Hassan Malik during illegal detention. »

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Pakistan has nothing to hide in Kashmir: Dr Muhammad Faisal

Islamabad, July 20 (KMS): Speakers at an interactive session in Islamabad have admired the UN’s call for international investigation of gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir in last seven decades.

Addressing the interactive session on Kashmir organised by the Youth Forum for Kashmir (YFK) in connection with Kashmir’s Accession to Pakistan Day, the speakers called for a referendum in Jammu and Kashmir to allow the Kashmiris to decide their political future by themselves. »

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Islamabad, July 19 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter of Hurriyat leaders held a roundtable conference in Islamabad, today, in connection with Accession to Pakistan Day with Convener, Ghulam Mohammad Safi in chair.

The speakers on the occasion said that the resolution passed in Srinagar on July 19, 1947, for accession of Jammu and Kashmir with Pakistan depicted the aspirations of the Kashmiris. »

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Indian troops martyr one youth in Handwara
Srinagar, July 19 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observed the Accession to Pakistan Day, today, with a renewed pledge to continue the struggle for freedom from Indian occupation and complete merger of Jammu and Kashmir with Pakistan.

It was on this day in 1947 that the Kashmiris adopted a historic resolution from the platform of the All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in Srinagar, demanding accession of Jammu and Kashmir to Pakistan in accordance with the Partition Plan, two-nation theory and the aspirations of the people of the territory. »

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