Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful anti-India demonstrations, today, while Indian forces’ personnel used brute force on the demonstrators, injuring many of them.

Call for the demonstrations was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to protest against the suspension of life sentences by a military court of five Indian army personnel involved in Machil fake encounter and persecution of pro-freedom leadership. Indian army personnel had lured three youth, Shahzad Ahmad Khan, Riyaz Ahmad Lone and Muhammad Shafi Lone to the higher reaches of Machil on the pretext of jobs and good money as porters and killed them in a staged encounter on 29th April 2010. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Agha Syed Hasan Al-Mosvi Al-Safvi has condemned the revoking of life sentence and granting bail to those army men responsible for Machil fake encounter.

Agha Syed Hasan Al-Mosvi Al-Safvi addressing a public gathering in Budgam said that such encouragement to guilty army men would have serious ramifications. He said, “It has become clear that army is encouraged for murdering Kashmiri people”. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities disallowed congregational Friday prayers at the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, for the sixth consecutive week.

All gates of Jamia Masjid were locked by the Indian forces while all roads leading to the historic mosque were blocked with concertina wires.

The authorities also imposed curfew and other restrictions in Srinagar to prevent people from staging anti-India demonstrations. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has strongly condemned the arrest of a youth, Atif Hassan, who was shifted to by the puppet authorities to Kathua jail after slapping draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on him.

Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar also strongly condemned implicating of Muhammad Ishaq Paul of Shupian in a false case. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has constituted a high-powered legal team to examine the constitutional validity of National Investigation Agency Act, 2008 and its application to Jammu and Kashmir and suggest ways and means for providing necessary legal aid to those booked by NIA and after their arrest have been taken to New Delhi.

The HCBA in its Executive Committee meeting held in Srinagar, today, discussed various issues concerning the people of Kashmir particularly relating to the misuse of the provisions of the NIA Act by the NIA authorities and harassing the Hurriyat leaders and activists in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the leaders and activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and other pro-freedom organizations, today, staged a peaceful protest near Budshah Chowk in Srinagar against the arrests by Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) and release of killers troops involved in Machil fake encounter.

The JKLF leaders, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Muhammad Yasin Butt, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Sheikh Abdul Rasheed, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Umar Aadil Dar gathered near Budshah Chowk and staged a peaceful protest. A large number of people from all walks of life joined the protest. »

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New Delhi, July 28 (KMS): India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) after getting seven days remand of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, is all set to register a false case against him.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah was picked by the ED from Srinagar on Monday night in connection with a decade-old fake case registered against him. On the next day, he was airlifted to New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) continuing its repressive tactics to harass the pro-freedom leaders and activists has issued summons to Nayeem Gilani, the elder son of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, to appear before it.

The NIA in its summons has asked Nayeem Gilani to appear before it for questioning on Monday in connection with false charges leveled against him. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that India through a well-thought-out plan is pushing the Kashmiri people and resistance leadership to the wall.

The APHC in a statement in Srinagar rejected the allegations leveled by Indian National Investigation Agency against resistance leadership. “It is a ploy to suppress freedom sentiments of people and through these arbitrary measures Indian authorities are harassing the leadership. Such measures failed to deter us from pursuing our mission in the past as well. We will continue our struggle till the cherished goal is achieved,” it said. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, civil society and business community have said that the PDP-BJP regime is leaving no stone unturned to fulfill the agenda of extremist Hindu organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, in the territory.

The civil society members and business community unanimously called the extension of Collection of Statistics Amendment Bill-2017 by India as another nail in the coffin of Article 370 of Indian Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Bill recently passed by the Indian Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament, will empower the government of India to directly collect data from occupied Kashmir. »

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