Hurriyat leaders placed under detention in IOK

Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over observed the Right to Self-determination Day, today, to remind the world community that the UN resolutions on Kashmir remain unimplemented even after the passage of more than six decades.

On this day in 1949, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution, acknowledging the Kashmiris’ right of self-determination.

The occupation authorities had put Hurriyat leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Aasiya Andrabi, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, Bilal Siddiqui, Syed Imtiyaz Haider, Muhammad Yasin Attai and Molvi Bashir Irfani under house arrest or in custody to prevent them from carrying out activities in connection with the Right to Self-Determination Day. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Shari Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has said that unresolved Kashmir dispute posed serious threat to peace and stability in South Asia.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi addressing a public gathering in Budgam said that UN resolutions on Kashmir including the one passed on January 5, 1949 provided a just and amicable settlement of the Kashmir dispute. He appealed to the UN Secretary General to take steps towards implementing the Kashmir-related resolutions of the World Body. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the victims of Sopore massacre on the eve of their martyrdom anniversary.

Over 60 civilians were martyred and more than 350 structures including residential houses and shops were gutted on January 6, 1993 after Indian soldiers set the town ablaze. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that India cannot deny the legitimacy and authenticity of the UN resolutions as these stand witness that political destiny of Jammu and Kashmir is yet to be decided.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the UN resolutions formed basics and guaranteed the peaceful and amicable settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Jammu, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has expressed serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri political detainees languishing in different jails of India and the territory.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu said that the jail authorities were harassing the political detainees and depriving them of basic amenities including the medical facility due to which their health was deteriorating with each passing day. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Indian journalist and editor of TheWire.in, Siddharth Varadarajan, was left red-faced when he was reprimanded by Kashmiri intellectual, Professor Hameeda Nayeem, for speaking Indian state’s language on the Kashmir dispute.

“I am disappointed how a liberal humanist can discuss Kashmir within the statist discourse,” Hameeda Nayeem said in response to Varadarajan’s speech at a seminar in Srinagar in which he remained soft on the Indian Army and asked the Kashmiris to give up the ongoing freedom movement. »

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Islamabad, January 05 (KMS): A seminar was held under the auspices of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter (APHC-AJK) in Islamabad, today, to mark the passing of a resolution on Kashmir by the UN on this day in 1949. The resolution has called for settling the Kashmir dispute by giving the Kashmiris their inalienable right to self-determination.

The speakers on the occasion highlighted the importance of the UN resolutions on Kashmir and said that the January 5, 1949 resolution of the World Body provided base to the Kashmiris’ struggle as it had acknowledged the right to self-determination of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, today, and lodged him at Sherbagh police station in Islamabad town.

The police arrested him to prevent him from addressing public meetings in connection with Right to Self-Determination Day being observed by the Kashmiris, today. »

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Srinagar, January 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Right to Information (RTI) application has found that even after four decades, there are no rules or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for ordering preventive detentions under draconian law, Public Safety Act.

In a reply to an RTI application filed by members of the Jammu and Kashmir RTI Movement, headed by Shaikh Ghulam Rasool, the Home Department of the occupied territory admitted that the puppet regime had not made any rules or SOPs under the PSA during the four decades of its existence. »

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Toronto, January 05 (KMS): ‘Made in China’ globes being sold at leading Canadian stores depict Jammu and Kashmir as a disputed area and Arunachal Pradesh as a part of China.

Pictures of the globes being sold at the multinational retail chain, Costco stores, in Canada have gone viral on social media.

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