Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot at and critically injured a local leader of pro-India Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Srinagar, tonight.

The gunmen fired upon the PDP block president, Abdul Qayoom, outside his home in Barzulla area of Srinagar. He was shifted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar where his condition is stated to be critical. »

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Norwegian parliament debates Kashmir dispute

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the awarding of Indian Army Major Leetul Gogoi with Army Chief’s Commendation Card for tying a Kashmiri youth to an army jeep and using him as a human shield in the territory. »

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Oslo, May 24 (KMS): Norwegian Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, while replying to a motion on the Kashmir dispute, has stressed the need for a dialogue between Pakistan and India to settle it amicably.

The Norwegian Parliament debated the Kashmir dispute on the adjournment motion tabled by Knut Arild Hareide, leader of the Christian Democratic Party (KrF). »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): A group of Kashmiri students studying in Swami Dev Dyal Group of Institute in Indian state of Haryana has said that the college administration has harassed them.

Amir Butt, a 6th semester B.Tech student, told media men in Srinagar over phone that he was harassed by the HoD, Shuti Kanth Sharma, of Civil Department of the college in which he is enrolled. »

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Retired general, diplomat term incident shameful

New Delhi, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Amnesty International while reacting to the award of Indian Army Major Leetul Gogoi over tying a Kashmiri youth to a moving military jeep as a human shield has said that the move gives the impression that it [Indian Army] condones human rights abuses in the territory.

Aakar Patel, Executive Director at Amnesty International India-chapter in a statement said, “Rewarding an officer who is under investigation for a human rights violation suggests that the Army seems to be willing to not just overlook but actually valorize an act of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment amounting to torture.” »

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Says India won freedom despite Linlithgow’s claims

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Congress leader and former Indian minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, has said that Bharatiya Janata Party Chief, Amit Shah’s assessment of Kashmir situation is totally wrong, because a British viceroy had also claimed that (united) India’s problem was confined to three districts only, and it won freedom despite the viceroy’s claims.

Mani Shankar Aiyar talking to reporters on the sidelines of a seminar organised by the Centre for Peace and Progress, ‘Kashmir Issue, A Road Ahead’ also admitted that the mistakes committed by Congress and local pro-India parties like National Conference and PDP from time to time were largely responsible for the Kashmir problem. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi have paid glorious tributes to veteran Kashmiri liberation leader, Dr Abdul Aala, for his contribution to the Kashmir freedom movement.

The leaders in their separate statements expressed their condolences over the death of Dr Abdul Aala who breathed his last in Muzafarabad, yesterday. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, pro-India National Conference leader, Agha Roohullah, has revealed that India is experimenting in Kashmir in consultation with notorious Israeli intelligence agency Mossad to create an ideology that they can justifiably crush.

“India is experimenting in Kashmir in consultation with Israel. They are trying to create a shadow ISIS with the help of Mossad so as to get an excuse to flex their muscles in Kashmir,” Roohullah said during a conference on Jammu and Kashmir organised by the Centre for Peace and Progress. »

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Hurriyet leaders urge ICJ to take note of the matter
Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the honouring of Indian Army Major Leetul Gogoi over tying a Kashmiri youth to an army jeep and using him as a human shield in the territory.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement issued in Srinagar while terming the move as extremely distressing and shameful, said, “Honouring such an officer clearly vindicates our claim that this is a state sponsored policy and if not stopped will prove detrimental for human lives.” »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of illegally detained seventy-year-old Hurriyet leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, has expressed serious concern over his deteriorating health in Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The detained leader’s family members who recently paid him a visit said, he is not keeping well and has been denied medical check-up. »

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