Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has urged the United Nations to strongly take up with Government of India the issue of abolition of draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership carried out a peaceful march from Maisuma to Budshah Chowk, today.

The march was carried out to protest against shifting of Kashmiri prisoners to jails outside the Valley and move to save the culprits involved in rape and murder of innocent Asifa and the civilian killings in Shopian. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was, today, brought to Khyber Hospital in Srinagar for medical check-up from Central Jail.

Muhammad Yasin Malik after medical check-up was shifted to the Central Jail. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Political Party (JKIPP) took out a peaceful protest demonstration at Hyderpora in Srinagar against Shopian killings and for stern punishment to those responsible for rape and murder of an 8 years old Asifa. »

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Geneva, March 09 (KMS): Kashmiri representatives highlighted the Indian brutalities at a seminar in Geneva.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Altaf Hussain Wani, Sardar Amjad Yousf, Hassan Banna, Parvez Ahmad Shah, Shameem Shawl and Professor Shugfta Ashraf addressing a human rights seminar, ‘Global Human Rights’, today, apprised the participants of the prevailing situation in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a police investigation in the killing of six people on Sunday evening in Shopian has found that there was no one by the name of Shahid Ahmad Dar who the Indian Army claimed to have killed during the encounter.

A media report said that only two mujahideen were killed by the Indian Army at Pahnoo in Shopian identified as Amir Ahmad Malik and Ashiq Hussain Butt. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Tahoor Sidiqi have condemned the atrocities committed by the Indian forces.

Hurriyat leaders, Reshi and Tahoor Sidiqi, addressing people at Goripora in Budgam denounced the authorities for use of brute force on innocent people and killing of youth at Pahnoo in Shopian by the Indian forces. »

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Shutdown continues in Shopian on 5th successive day

Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, forceful demonstrations were held in Srinagar, Budgam, Baramulla, Islamabad and other areas, today, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership against the killing of innocent civilians by Indian troops in Shopian.

A large number of Hurriyat leaders and activists participated in the demonstrations which were also aimed at pressing the demand for stern punishment to the culprits involved in the rape and murder of 8-year-old girl Aasifa Bano at Heera Nagar in Kathua area of Jammu region.

The protesters led by Hurriyat leaders including Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Yasmeen Raja, Showkat Ahmed Bakhshi, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani, Salim Zargar, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, Khawaja Firdous Wani and Imtiaz Ahmed Shah, chanted high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Anjuman Islamia Bhaderwah in Jammu region also held protests against killings in Shopian. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has called for resolution of Kashmir dispute through tripartite dialogue.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a public gathering in Lissar, area of South Kashmir’s Kokernag, said India can achieve nothing by policy of suppression and oppression and war is no solution to any issue. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed on the fifth consecutive day, today, in Shopian district against the recent killing of civilians by Indian troops.

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

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