Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, prominent religious scholar and the Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Yasir has said that India is trying to create national sentiment against Kashmir and its people.

Qazi Yasir addressing a public gathering at Jamia Masjid in Islamabad town said, “The civilians killed in Army firing in Shopian and later the FIR against them was a tricky disguise to create media hype around it wherein Indian forces were presented as victims and hence fired in self-defence which has ended the scope for anyone expressing sympathy with Kashmir.” »

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Indian troops martyr two Kashmiri youth in Poonch

Islamabad, February 16 (KMS): The world human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has expressed serious concern over the use of pellet guns by Indian troops on protesters in occupied Kashmir.

The Amnesty has written a letter to the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, ahead of his visit to India urging him to raise the matter of the use of pellet guns in his meeting with the Indian prime minister, next week.

In the letter, the Amnesty International has said that Indian forces have been using pellet firing shotguns in occupied Kashmir since at least 2010 and during this period, these weapons had killed, blinded and injured thousands of people. it said that in January this year, »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed serious concern over the falling health of illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in different jails.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri prisoners were not being provided with proper medical treatment due to which their health was deteriorating with each passing day. He said while the inmates are harassed and threatened on one pretext or the other many of them are being shifted to Jammu jail. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq strongly condemned the puppet authorities for imposing curbs to disallow congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar time and again, saying that the Kashmir dispute will not disappear by preventing people from gathering to offer obligatory prayers.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his address at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar condemned those in power for repeatedly barring Muslims from offering obligatory Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid and other mosques across the Valley by imposing curfew and restrictions. He said that the Friday prayers were held today after three weeks at Jamia Masjid. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown will be observed, tomorrow, against the shifting of Kashmiri detainees from Srinagar Central Jail to Jammu, staying of an FIR against Indian troops involved in Shopian killings by the Supreme Court of India and the brutal killing of a Hurriyat leader, Muhammad Yousuf Nadeem.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said that shifting of political inmates including Abdul Hameed Teeli, Tariq Ahmed, Raees Ahmed, Showkat Ahmed Hakeem, Muhammad Adil Zargar, Moomin Ahmed, Muhammad Ishaaq Paul and others from Srinagar Central Jail to various jails in Jammu was basically the so-called rulers’ revenge. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has said that durable peace in the region is impossible without settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a public gathering in Islamabad town, today, said that the people of Kashmir were rendering unprecedented sacrifices for securing their right to self-determination which would never be allowed to go waste. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have paid rich tributes to resistance leader, Muhammad Yusuf Nadeem who was killed recently by unknown gunmen in Budgam.

A condolence meeting was held at Sandipora in Budgam by All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

The condolence meeting was presided over by APHC General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, and many Hurriyat leaders including Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed, Bilal Siddiqi, Nisar Hussain Rather, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, Advocate Muhammad Shafi Rishi, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Musaib Ahmed, Ghulam Muhammad Nagu, Muhammad Yousuf Butt, Mukhtar Ahmed Sofi, Mohammad Yousuf Butt, Syed Imtiaz Haider, Muhammad Ali Shuja and representative from Tehreek-e-Khawateen Kashmir and others. »

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New Delhi, February 16 (KMS): A Delhi court has reserved its order on the bail plea of freelance photojournalist, Kamran Yousuf, after his lawyer argued that there was no evidence against him and his arrest was made to gag media in occupied Kashmir.

The Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against several Kashmiris, one of whom is Kamran Yousuf, in the fake case. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) have said that after the escape of a prisoner, the authorities have turned the Srinagar central jail into a torture camp.

A JI spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said that a number of inmates had been shifted from Central Jail, Srinagar, to the jails outside the valley as punishment. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained senior APHC leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, has completed one year in jail despite court quashing his detention under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), twice.

Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, 71, a resident of Badambagh in Sopore town was arrested from the graveyard of the town on February 15, 2017, when he had gone there to pay tributes to freedom leader, Ghulam Muhammad Bulla, on his martyrdom anniversary. Ghulam Muhammad Bulla was killed by Indian police after he had held a rally in Sopore against Indra-Abdullah Accord in 1975. His death in custody is said to be the first custodial killing in occupied Kashmir. »

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