Malik warns against repression of Jammu Muslims

Srinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the Kashmiri political prisoners are being subjected to solitary confinement, manhandling, denial of meetings with their families and non-provision of medical care and hygienic food.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed deep concern over the miserable plight of the detainees. He termed the shifting of the prisoners to outside the Kashmir Valley as political vendetta and said that those detained in Rajasthan, UP, West Bengal, Tihar and other jails of India were facing immense agonies and difficulties. Syed Ali Gilani also lashed at the puppet Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, for her criminal silence over rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl Aasifa Bano and said that efforts by the puppet regime to shield and to give cover to the real culprits was the biggest irony. »

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Jalandhar, March 03 (KMS): A convention and a march regarding the Kashmir dispute and right to self-determination was organized by a Sikh students’ group called Punjab Students Union (PSU).

The main speakers at the convention were Indian human rights activist, Gautam Navlakha and Professor Jagmohan Singh, who is the nephew of Indian freedom fighter, Baghat Singh.

The Union had sent a fact-finding team to Kashmir a few months ago that had met students, Kashmiri Pandits, journalists and Hurriyat leaders. The event also saw the launch of the report compiled by the Union. »

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Srinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the people of the Kashmir Valley are closely watching the situation in Jammu region and will not allow anybody to harm any Muslim there.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar warned if the anti-Muslim manoeuvres are not stopped, the people of the Valley will launch a protest campaign to save their brethren in Jammu. The communal forces should know that any untoward incident against Jammu Muslims will not be tolerated by the people of the Kashmir Valley, he added. »

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Geneva, Mach 03 (KMS): The International Human Rights Association of American minorities (IHRAAM) with ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council of the UN) consultative status in collaboration with Yemni Coalition for Monitoring Human Rights Violations (YCMHRV) organised an event on the sidelines of the ongoing 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The event was chaired by Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, chair of International Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) and permanent representative of IHRAAM. He introduced the subject of discussion “Internal displacement and mines”. He observed that millions of people are forced to flee their homes or places of habitual residence each year – including in the context of conflicts, violence and disasters – and remain displaced. »

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Srinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed, has said that he was not allowed to meet the prisoners lodged in Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Superintendent of Police of Awantipora asking for a report on how a youth was killed while he was in police custody.

The youth, Mushtaq Ahmed Chopan, was killed in a grenade blast in Tral police station. Chopan was in police custody since his arrest from Sopore on January 9, this year. »

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Srinagar, March 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed deep concern over the miserable plight of illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in different jails.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that despite court orders the detainees were not being released. He termed the shifting of detainees to outside Kashmir as political vendetta, adding that those detained in Rajasthan, UP, West Bengal, Tihar and other jails of far-flung areas in India are facing immense agonies and difficulties. »

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