Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmad Shah expressing wonder over the conflicting statements of Indian leaders on Kashmir, has said that such statements show that India is trying to run away from dialogue to resolve the longstanding Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that Indian forces are carrying out genocide in Kashmir under a well-thought-out plan.

The leadership in a statement condemned the Indian authorities for imposing curfew and restrictions and arresting Hurriyet leaders. The leaders demanded immediate release of all illegal detainees and lifting of curbs in the occupied territory. They added that Kashmir was not a law and order problem but a political issue and the people of Kashmir were peacefully pursuing their right to self-determination for the past seven decades. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown continued in Pulwama district for the fourth consecutive day, today, against the killing of Mizbul Mujahideen commander, Sabzar Ahmed Butt.

Indian troops had killed Sabzar Ahmed Butt in Tral area of the district on Saturday. »

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Lucknow, May 31 (KMS): Top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders including L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Indian Minister, Uma Bharti, have been charged in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case by a Lucknow-based special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court which ordered framing of charges invoking criminal conspiracy provision against them.

A last-minute bid by the three leaders and nine other accused to get discharged from the case was foiled when the court rejected their plea in this regard. All the accused were earlier given bail on a personal bond of Rs 50,000 each. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of its illegally detained Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, and her associate, Fehmeeda Sofi, in Amphala jail in Jammu.

The DeM General Secretary, Nahida Nasreen in a statement in Srinagar said that as per the close family members, the health condition of both Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi was deteriorating fast in the jail. “Jammu’s heat is unbearable for a common Kashmiri. The temperature is above 40 degree Celsius and there is a lot of humidity. A normal Kashmiri cannot bear this heat and it is very difficult for Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi, who are not well, to bear it,” she said. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly condemned the continued house arrest of its chairman and imposition of curfew and other restrictions by the puppet authorities in the territory.

A spokesman of the forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that barring Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from carrying out his religious duties in the holy month of Ramadan was direct interference into his religious affairs. He said that the Mirwaiz was scheduled to deliver a sermon at the shrine of Hazrat Naqashband Sahib (RA) at Khawaja Bazar in Srinagar on the death anniversary of Hazrat Fatima (RA), the daughter of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), but could not visit the place because of his house arrest and continued curfew in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, regretting New Delhi’s hard posturing on Kashmir, former Indian minister and senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Yashwant Sinha has said that he was disappointed to hear the party leaders as well as ministers calling Kashmir a “war zone”.

Yashwant Sinha, in an interview with a Srinagar-based English daily said, “This has somehow entered into the minds of people who are in the party (BJP) or in the government that we are at war with Kashmir.” »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities continue to detain many Hurriyat leaders in their houses, jails or police stations to prevent them from leading anti-India demonstrations.

The authorities continue to put the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and several other Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabbir Ahmad Shah under house arrest in Srinagar while Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, remains lodged in Central Jail Srinagar. »

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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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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of Sarjan Barkati, the Hurriyet leader and popular sloganeer of the freedom movement, has said that Indian police are keeping him in illegal detention on new false charges after the High Court of the territory quashed his detention order issued under the black law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

Sarjan Barkati’s wife, Shabroza Begam, in an interview with a local English daily said that her husband was recently brought to the court in Shopian. “He told the judge that while he was in custody at Shopian police station, the police beat him ruthlessly and even broke one of his teeth. The judge then summoned two top police officers and warned them to not harass him again,” she said. »

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