Shopian shuts on sixth day today

Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a peaceful protest demonstration, organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership, was held in Srinagar, today, to condemn the killings and cordon and search operations carried out by Indian forces in Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam and Islamabad districts.

The protest was held at Hyderpora, and was attended by resistance leaders including Bashir Kashmiri, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Imtiaz Haider, Omar Aadil Dar, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Mukhtar Sofi and Advocate Yasir Ahmad. »

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Srinagar, January 30(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Personal Law Board and Deputy Grand Mufti, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam has said that it is the time for Indian Muslims to demand a separate country within India.

Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, said that Muslims were being harassed on various pretexts in India. »

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IOK rights body moved over violation of sop by troops

Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed on the sixth consecutive day, today, in south Kashmir’s Shopian district against the recent civilian killings by Indian troops.

All shops, business establishments and government and private offices remained closed while transport was off the road in the district. »

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Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a peaceful protest demonstration was held in Srinagar, today, to condemn the killings and cordon and search operations carried out by Indian forces in Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam and Islamabad districts.

The protest held in Hyderpora area of Srinagar was attended by resistance leaders including Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Sheikh Abdur Rasheed, Omar Aadil Dar, Bashir Ahmed Kashmiri, Showkat Ahmed Bakhshi, Mukhtar Ahmed Sofi and Advocate Yasir Ahmed Dalal. Addressing on the occasion, the leaders said that Indian forces had been given a licence to kill the Kashmiri people at free will. »

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Nagaland political parties to boycott assembly polls

New Delhi, January 30 (KMS): In a major development in India, all political parties of Nagaland have decided to boycott the forthcoming Assembly elections if the political solution to the Naga issue doesn’t reach a conclusion.

Eleven parties including the ruling Naga People’s Front have decided not to contest the elections scheduled to be held on 27 February, agreeing to the demand of tribal bodies and civil society groups to resolve the protracted Naga issue first. The decision came at a meeting called by the Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organisations (CCNTHCO) and attended by altogether 79 members and representatives of 11 parties. »

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Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has expressed concern over deteriorating health of party Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, urging the Kashmiri people to pray for her speedy recovery.

Fehmeeda Sofi, Aasiya Andrabi’s associate, in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the health condition of DeM Chairperson worsened on Monday and she was taken to Chest Disease hospital, Drugjan, where doctors advised her to take complete rest. »

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Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have pad glowing tributes to a martyred young boy, Wamiq Farooq, on his eighth martyrdom anniversary, today.

Hurriyat leaders Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War in their joint statement in Srinagar while paying tributes to Wamiq Farooq and 125 other youth martyred by Indian troops during 2010 mass uprising vowed to continue the mission of Kashmiri martyrs, come what may. »

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Gilani condemns re-invoking of PSA on TeH leaders

Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference reacting to the recent assertions of Indian Army Chief and BJP leaders has said that Indian army and political leadership wants to kill every soul in Jammu and Kashmir.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar criticized the continuous silence maintained by the world community over the Indian leadership’s design in the occupied territory. “Since past seven decades, we raised our voice and expressed our concern about the sinister plans of Indian leadership in Kashmir; however no serious steps were taken by the international community,” it deplored. »

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‘Shahid Yousuf started bleeding after being hit on head many times’

New Delhi, January 30 (KMS): A report compiled by the Delhi High Court while confirming inhuman torture on Shahid Yousuf, the son of prominent Kashmiri freedom leader Syed Salahuddin, has said that the prisoners lodged in infamous Tihar Jail are living under constant fear of getting killed on one pretext or the other.

The report has been prepared by a three-member committee, which was constituted by Delhi High Court on November 23 to study the plight of prisoners at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. »

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Brussels, January 30 (KMS): Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU) has expressed its complete solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The solidarity was pledged in the joint meeting of board and core committee of the KCEU headed by its Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, in Brussels, the capital of Belgium. The meeting which was held in connection with the upcoming Kashmir Solidarity Day, the 5th February, finalized the programme to be held on the day in Brussels. »

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