Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities disallowed the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, from addressing a press conference at his Nigeen residence in Srinagar on Saturday.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the authorities deployed heavy contingent of Indian police and troops outside the residence of the Mirwaiz to prevent him from addressing the presser.

“No journalist was allowed as such to cover the event as all routes leading to residence of Mirwaiz were completely sealed by barbed wires,” he added.

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Jammu, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a forceful demonstration and observed complete shutdown in Bhadarwah town of Doda district in Jammu region against the ruthless beating of a local Muslim youth by Indian police.

Locals said that the security guards of Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Bhadarwah, Brijesh Kumar, thrashed a local youth, Mohsin Ganai, without any reason. They said that the youth was beaten up in full public glare, creating panic in the area. »

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New Delhi, July 29 (KMS): Prominent politicians, activists and journalists from India and occupied Kashmir have strongly pitched for reviving the dialogue process with all stakeholders of the Kashmir dispute.

Speaking at a conference organized by a social group BRIEF in New Delhi, they warned against the Indian government’s present policy of dealing the problem with an iron hand, saying that it would only aggravate the situation in the territory. »

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Mong (AJK), July 29 (KMS): A big protest procession was taken out in Mong area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, today, against India’s illegal occupation of Kashmir and the human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

The procession held under the auspices of Pak-Kashmir Yakjehti Council (Pak-Kashmir Solidarity Council) was led by Hurriyet AJK leader, Engineer Mushtaq Mehmood. »

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New Delhi, July 29 (KMS): Member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed, has said that only solution to the Kashmir dispute is granting of right to self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Engineer Rasheed speaking at a two-day conference in New Delhi said, the bitter reality is that not only the pro-India politicians but every institution that has some connection with India has lost their credibility and New Delhi is controlling Kashmir only by barrel of the gun. »

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Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has reiterated its demand for access to international organisations, particularly the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to investigate human rights abuses perpetrated by Indian troops in the territory. »

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Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of people took part in a peaceful rally in Beerwah town of Badgam district to protest against the recent killing of a youth by Indian Army.

The youth, Tanveer Ahmed Wani, was killed after Indian Army personnel opened fire on protesting youth in Beerwah town on July 21, 2017. »

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Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has denounced puppet authorities for imposing curfew in Srinagar, barring prayers in historic Srinagar Jamia Masjid for the sixth consecutive Friday and keeping the Mirwaiz under house detention for the past more than one and a half month.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar also condemned the slapping of draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), on a political activist, Atif Hassan, for his affiliation with the ongoing freedom movement and the shameless beating up of the mother and three sisters of a mujahid, Tauseef Ahmed, by Indian forces at Rampora in Kulgam. »

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Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has termed the continued detention of political leaders and activists as undemocratic, illegal and immoral and demanded their immediate release.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the detainees have been lodged in far-flung areas and their detention was prolonged on one pretext or the other. »

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Kolkata, July 29 (KMS): Indian police have arrested a Kashmiri youth staying in Kolkata for alleged anti-India post on his Facebook wall.

The youth, Arshad Ahmad, was staying at a guest house in south Kolkata’s Anwar Shah Road area and was arrested by the cops belonging to Lake Police Station. The police claimed that they took the action after local residents complained about Arshad’s anti-India posts on Facebook. »

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