Warns of mass agitation if braid chopping not stopped

Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has denounced the unabated attacks on womenfolk saying that such assaults were not acceptable and may force the leadership to call for mass agitation in the territory.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Attacks on our mothers, sisters and daughters are not acceptable to us and if these attacks do not stop immediately, we will have no choice but to launch a people’s protest against it.” They said, growing attacks on women and ugly acts of braid chopping are a direct attack on our dignity and no Kashmiri will tolerate these attacks anymore. »

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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an 80-year-old man from Sopore continues to remain jailed despite the High Court directing his release after quashing his Illegal detention under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

A bench of Justice M K Hanjura directed the authorities to release Muhammad Yousuf Sheikh of Iqbal Nagar, Sopore, after quashing his PSA detention. This is for the third time that the court has quashed his detention. »

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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned Indian forces’ atrocities on civilians in South Kashmir.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly denounced the puppet authorities for their revengeful approach against relatives and families of mujahideen in Shopian, Tral and several other areas in South Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have declared thousands of kanals of land as firing range for the Indian Army in Akhnoor district of Jammu for ten years.

On June 8, the authorities declared more than 82 kanals of land to be used by the army for firing and artillery use in Udhampur. »

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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a number of 2014 flood victims are yet to receive financial aid released by the government of India in 2015 under the prime minister’s relief fund.

Three years after the devastating floods hit occupied Kashmir, scores of flood victims say that they have taken loans from banks for reconstruction or repairing of their residential houses. Some of them say that they are yet to receive assistance.
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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of its Chief Organiser, Abdul Ahad Parra, lodged in Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The JKML spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Abdul Ahad Parra had been suffering from different ailments but despite it the puppet authorities were prolonging his illegal detention on one pretext or the other. He said that Abdul Ahad Parra was not being provided medical facilities, which was the worst human rights violation and political victimization. »

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