New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed, today, a charge-sheet against senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Shabbir Shah, in connection with a false case registered against him in 2005.

Shabbir Ahmed Shah was in the illegal detention of the ED in Srinagar since his arrest from Srinagar on July 25 by the agency.

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, traders’ and transporters’ bodies have called for complete shutdown on Monday (September 25) against the summoning of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Association (KTMF) President, Muhammad Yasin Khan, by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA). »

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Urges New Delhi to act on concerns raised at UPR

Geneva, September 23 (KMS): The Indian government did not accept a number of key human rights recommendations on September 21, 2017 at its United Nations review in Geneva, Human Rights Watch has said.

The HRW in a statement posted on its website said that the Indian government should promptly act on the recommendations raised by the UN member countries during the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. »

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New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): Amnesty International India-chapter (AII) has said that India did not accept several important specific recommendations related to reducing discrimination and violence against marginalized groups, respecting the freedom to dissent and reducing impunity for human rights violations. »

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Continued house arrest taking heavy toll on Gilani’s health: APHC

Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has welcomed the statement of Pakistan Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, at the United Nations General Assembly that Kashmir dispute should be resolved peacefully and expeditiously and his call to the UN Security Council to fulfill its obligation towards the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar said, Pakistan has always raised the Kashmir dispute at international forums and advocated its settlement in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations. He maintained that the people of Kashmir deeply appreciate the diplomatic, moral and political support extended by Pakistan to their just cause. The Mirwaiz also thanked the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states for their full support to the Kashmiris’ struggle for right to self-determination at the OIC foreign ministers’ meet in New York. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Acting President of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Jahangir Ghani Butt, has said that India and Pakistan should resume dialogue and involve the Kashmiris’ genuine representatives with the process to settle the lingering Kashmir dispute.

Jahangir Ghani Butt visited different areas of Baramulla district and addressed several meetings of party workers. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): A Kashmiri businessman was found dead at his rented room in tourist resort of Manali in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Muneeb Hassan Mir, 21, a resident of Wahdatpora village of Budgam, was found hanging inside his rented room at Bhajogi in Manali area of Shimla, media reports said. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested several traders and transporters after subjecting them to brute force in Srinagar, today.

Traders and transporters from Batamaloo staged a demonstration at Press Enclave in Srinagar against shifting of General Bus Stand, Batamaloo, to Parimpora. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Shari Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi has stressed on the unity among Muslims living across the world particularly in the Kashmir Valley. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have prepared over 1,000 dossiers to detain people under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), says a media report.

The PSA allows the authorities to imprison a person for up to two years without trial.

The report published in a Srinagar-based English daily Greater Kashmir said that during the past three years 1,059 dossiers were prepared to detain people under the PSA. »

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