Muslim Conference factions become one

Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that blood-thirsty Indian forces have turned Jammu and Kashmir into a big slaughter house where youth are subjected to the worst kind of state terrorism.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement in Srinagar, today, paid rich tributes to the civilian youth, Amir Hamid Lone, who lost his battle for life 13 days after being hit in firing by Indian forces on protesters in Kangan. The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman deplored that dozens of youth were killed and hundreds injured with pellets and bullets over the past one month. The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement said that the killing of Amir Lone was a glaring example of the fact that Kashmiri blood was valueless in the eyes of the oppressors. »

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Shabbir Ahmed Dar will be the chairman

Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In a major development in occupied Kashmir today, the two factions of Muslim Conference decided to work together on a single platform.

The leaders of the two factions in an extraordinary meeting in Srinagar decided unanimously that Shabbir Ahmed Dar will be the Chairman of the Muslim Conference. The leaders present at the meeting included Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Sultan Magray, Meraj ud Din Soleh, Nazir Ahmad, Abdul Hamid and Farooq Ahmad Reshi. »

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Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) led by Fayaz Salafi visited Kulgam, Shopian and other adjacent areas and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families of martyred civilians.

The delegation comprised Saad Salafi, Abdul Qayoom Butt and Abdul Lateef Qureshi offered special prayers for the departed souls and strength and courage for the bereaved family members. »

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Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA), today, staged a protest in solidarity with the eight-year-old girl of Kathua, who was raped and killed inside a temple by a gang of eight Hindus in Kathua in January.

The protesting lawyers demanded that the case should be shifted from Kathua to some other place. HCBA President Abdul Mian Qayoom said, “The High Court should transfer the case and also assign a special judge for the case.” »

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Jammu, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of students from various educational institutions including students from Government Degree College Doda Monday staged a strong protest in Doda area of Jammu region, demanding justice for eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder victim.

The students were seen holding placards in their hands, depicting different messages calling for justice in the gruesome case of rape and murder. »

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Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has urged India to resolve Kashmir dispute as per UN resolutions without any further delay.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza along with party leaders Nisar Ahmad Rather, Fayaz Ahmad Butt, Suhail Ahmad Ahanger, Shabbir Nanwai, Muneer Ahmad Butt and Shamil Thei addressing a meeting of his party in Srinagar strongly condemned the operations in south Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has urged peaceful resolution of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his tweet endorsed the statements of Indian army chief and his Pakistan counterpart and said it is time that the political heads of both India and Pakistan resolve the Kashmir dispute. »

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Class work in colleges, schools suspended

Srinagar, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a complete shutdown is being observed in Kangan area of Ganderbal district on the second consecutive day, today, against the killing of a youth.

Amir Hamid Lone (22) of Chatergul Kangan, a college student of Degree College, Ganderbal, who was critically injured by forces on April 3, succumbed to his injuries, yesterday. »

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Jammu, April 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the legal counsel for the rape and murder of eight-year-old Kathua girl, Aasifa, has said that she can be raped or killed for the stand she has taken for the victim.

Victim’s counsel, Deepika S Rajawat, told media in Jammu: “I don’t know till when I will be alive. I can be raped, my modesty can be outraged, I can be killed, I can be damaged. I was threatened yesterday that ‘we will not forgive you’. I am going to tell Supreme Court tomorrow that I am in danger.” »

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Students hold peaceful march in Beerwah

Dehradun, India, April 16 (KMS): Hundreds of Kashmiri students staged a protest demonstration and held candlelight vigil in Dehradun, the capital city of Indian state, Uttarakhand, under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir students Association to express solidarity with the eight-year-old nomadic girl Asifa, who was raped and killed in Kathua district, in January.

The programme was supported by several student organizations including National Students Union of India, Student Federation of India and Minipur Students Union. Apart from Kashmiri, students from institutions belonging to different religions also participated in the protest demanding justice for Asifa Bano. »

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