Shutdown in Tral against army’s brutalities

Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has expressed concern over the plight of Kashmiri political detainees, languishing in different jails of India and the territory.

The resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement in Srinagar, today, termed the inhuman treatment meted out to the detainees in jails as a test case for international human rights organizations.

The leaders condemned the callous attitude of Tihar Jail authorities towards Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Advocate Shahidul Islam, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Pir Saifullah, Merajuddin Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Farooq Ahmad Dar and businessman Zahoor Watali. Muhammad Yasin Malik along with a delegation visited the office of International Committee of Red Cross and urged the human rights watchdog to send a team to take stock of the detainees’ conditions, lodged in different Indian jails. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik has accorded full support to a call for proposed protest at famous Berlin Wall in Germany.

A statement issued by the party in Srinagar, today, said that JKLF had decided to support a call for a demonstration at Berlin Wall in Germany on 27th October 2017. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, massive protests followed by violent clashes broke out in BohriKadal area of Srinagar after the braid of a woman was chopped off in the area.

The protests took place after a woman said that her braid was cut by two masked men, who knocked her unconscious when she went to washroom. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Employees Joint Action Committee EJAC (Q), an association of several government employees’ unions, held a sit-in at Partap Park in Srinagar, today, to protest against the growing incidents of braid chopping across Kashmir.

The protesting employees were holding banners which read “Stop braid-chopping, punish the culprits”, and “No compromise on honour and dignity of women”. »

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Muzaffarabad, October 23 (KMS): A protest rally was held outside the UN office against growing incidents of braid chopping and Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.

The participants of the rally marched from Burhan Wani Shaheed Chowk to UN and staged a sit-in there. They raised slogans against atrocities perpetrated by Indian forces in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that India’s repressive and coercive tactics will not succeed in breaking Kashmiris’ resolve for struggle to secure their right to self-determination.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued after the APHC Executive Council meeting at his residence in Srinagar, said, “Being on righteous tack, we and our mission have full sustenance and blessings of Almighty Allah. History stands witness to the fact that right-based movements never fail; however tyrant forces vanish and stand nowhere.” »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Internet services continued to remain suspended for the past several days in Islamabad and Kulgam districts with business community bearing the maximum brunt.

The authorities had snapped internet services on Wednesday morning following firing by Indian army on protesters at Wularhama village of Pahalgam. At least five people had sustained injuries in the firing. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) has once again summoned the Jammu leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference to New Delhi for questioning.

Advocate Devender Singh, President of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Party, a constituent of APHC, was arrested by NIA sleuths from his Jammu residence in August in a fake case. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has urged the United Nations and world human rights organisations to send fact-finding teams to Kashmir to expose Indian brutalities.

The DeM General Secretary, Nahida Nasreen in a statement issued in Srinagar said Kashmiris are being subjected to the worst kind of human rights violations as India is using all means to muzzle the voices of the people. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Congress leader Tariq Hamid Qarra has termed the braid-chopping incidents taking place across the Kashmir valley as state sponsored saying such moves are aimed to change the political discourse in the territory.

Addressing party workers at Dak Bunglow in Sopore, Qarra said that the PDP, BJP and RSS combine had devised this strategy to suppress the people of Kashmir so that they were affected economically, emotionally and psychologically. »

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