Massive frisking begins across IOK ahead of Indian Republic Day

Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik terming the action of Indian investigating agency NIA against pro-freedom leaders as a pressure tactics to suppress the Kashmiris’ freedom voice has said that the Hurriyat leadership will not bow down or succumb before the Indian government.

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said that the Kashmir dispute could not be resolved through military might. Syed Ali Gilani, who has been under continued house arrest since 2010, addressed the press conference over phone. The press conference was called soon after the NIA filed a chargesheet in a Delhi court against several Kashmiris including pro-freedom leaders already under detention in Tihar Jail. The leaders including Altaf Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Peer Saifullah, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmed Dar and Merajuddin Kalwal have been charged in a false case registered against them in May, last year, for their active role in the ongoing Kashmir freedom movement. The chargesheet says that these people have waged a war against India. »

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New Delhi, January 18 (KMS): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), today, filed a chargesheet against 12 people including several Hurriyat leaders in a false case registered against them in May last year for their active role in the ongoing Kashmir freedom movement.

The NIA filed the chargesheet before a Special Court in New Delhi against Hurriyat leaders, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Peer Saifullah and Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Ahmed Watali, photojournalist, Kamran Yusuf, and a youth, Javaid Ahmed Butt. The chargesheet also includes the name of Hizbul Mujahideen Chief, Syed Salahuddin. The chargesheet says that these people have waged a war against India. »

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Islamabad, January 18 (KMS): Foreign Office spokesman, Dr Mohammad Faisal has condemned the continued killing spree by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

Dr Mohammad Faisal in his weekly briefing in Islamabad, today, said that Indian occupational forces during violent and illegal operations and fake encounters martyred six Kashmiri youth in Shopian and Baramulla areas recently.

He also deplored that Hurriyet leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt and Nayeem Ahmed Khan continued to remain under illegal detention, which is highly condemnable. »

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Jammu, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet administration, today, admitted that it has arrested 11,290 persons in last two years.

The puppet regime in a written reply in the so-called Kashmir Assembly said that in 3,733 FIRs 11,290 persons were arrested.

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Islamabad, January 18 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) Chapter held a protest demonstration outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, today, against the Indian state terrorism and continued detention and house arrest of Hurriyat leaders in occupied Kashmir.

Addressing the demonstration, the speakers strongly condemned the arrest spree and other human rights violations by the troops in the occupied territory. They demanded of the international community to play role in granting the Kashmiris their inalienable right to self-determination. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dr Bilqees Shah, the wife of illegally detained senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has been summoned by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) to its Delhi office again.

A DFP spokesman in a statement in Srinagar confirming the fresh summon to Dr Bilqees said she has been told to appear in the Delhi office of ED on January 30. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed deep anguish and concern over the miserable plight of illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in different jails.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the inmates were being ill-treated and subjected to mental and physical torture in jails. He said that the detainees in Udhampur Jail of Jammu were deprived of medical treatment. “We have reports from Udhampur Jail that youth belonging to Kashmir Valley are being targeted. They are subjected to the worst treatment. The unavailability of medicines and medical care and substandard quality of food is taking a toll on their health,” he said. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops and police have started a massive frisking operation in the territory ahead of January 26, the Republic Day of India, causing immense inconvenience to the people.

The police have erected several makeshift checkpoints in Srinagar where the main official function of Indian Republic Day will be held. Over 40 checkpoints have been set-up from Hari Singh High Street to Dalgate on the one side and from Amira Kadal to Zero Bridge, on the other. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi, has said that Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, is trying to demoralize the Kashmiris through his statements.

The Indian Army Chief in his recent statement said that the people of Kashmir have got tired and have realised that they cannot achieve what they desired for. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, has strongly denounced the ill-treatment meted out to the illegally detained Kashmiris in jails.

Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri political detainees were being denied basic medical and health facilities despite their deteriorating health condition. »

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