Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has expressed strong resentment over the notice issued by India’s Enforcement Directorate to the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, regarding a 17-year-old case.

The JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that such ploys could not force the resistance leadership into submission. »

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Youth martyred in Kupwara, Pulwama shuts on 2nd day today

Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, today, said that New Delhi is using its investigating agencies Enforcement Directorate and National Investigation Agency as a tool to intimidate the pro-freedom leadership into submission.

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, Muhammad Yasin Malik said that he would prefer spending his entire life in Tihar Jail of New Delhi to surrendering before India’s fresh ploys aimed at making the Kashmiri pro-freedom leadership bow. The JKLF Chief said that he came to know through media on Friday that India’s Enforcement Directorate had issued a notice in his name. He linked the issuance of the notice to the rejection of India-appointed interlocutor by the resistance leadership and said that this was being done to hold a dialogue at gun point. Yasin Malik said that intimidations, suppression and coercion could not pull the resistance leadership to enter into any dialogue. »

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Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, today, said that New Delhi is using its investigating agencies Enforcement Directorate and National Investigation Agency as a tool to force the pro-freedom leadership into submission. »

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Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Working President of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC), Jahangir Ghani Butt, has urged India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution to the Kashmir dispute through engagement and dialogue.

Jahangir Ghani Butt speaking to party workers at Zaingeer in Sopore said Kashmir is not a law and order issue but a political dispute which needs political settlement. »

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Jammu, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has said that the Indian government is not sincere in resolving the Kashmir dispute.

The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, addressing a party meeting in Rajouri said, India has shown utter non-seriousness and casual approach towards the dispute by appointing the former chief of intelligence agency as an interlocutor for holding talks with the stakeholders of Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district on the second consecutive day, today, against the killing of a youth by Indian troops.

The troops had killed the youth during a siege and search operation in Samboora area of the district on Thursday night. »

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Oslo, November 04 (KMS): Norway’s prestigious Rafto Prize for human rights will be conferred on two prominent human rights activists, Parvez Imroz and Parveena Ahanger, from occupied Kashmir on Sunday.

Both the Kashmiri activists, who have reached Oslo, will be speaking at the ceremony titled, “Voices of Kashmir – Defending Civilians in a Heavily Militarized Zone”.

Rafto has also dedicated this year’s Torch Rally to Kashmiris who are living the most heavily militarized zone of the world. »

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Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, members of civil society have called for tripartite talks among Pakistan, India and the genuine Kashmiri leadership to resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute.

The Civil Society members in a written statement in Srinagar said, “The dispute needs to be dealt with frontally in its historic perspective. The dialogue must take place among the three principal parties – Pakistan, India and the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).” »

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Srinagar, November 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of several villages of Uri area of Baramulla district are suffering due to the restrictions imposed by Indian Army over their movement after evening.

The affected villages due to the restrictions include Kamalkote, Isham, Chakra, Salamabad, Jabla and Sultan Dhaki and others. »

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Paris, November 04 (KMS): The Paris-based international media advocacy group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF – Reporters Sans Frontiers), has said that in occupied Kashmir, journalists are often the targets of violence by Indian soldiers.

The RSF in its report on India with the title, ‘Threat from Modi’s nationalism’ released on its website said that coverage of regions that Indian authorities regard as sensitive, such as occupied Kashmir, continued to be very difficult and there were no protective mechanisms. »

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