London, April 21 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination Movement International (JKSDMI) team has started its campaign for fourth parliamentary debate in the House of Commons in London to raise the voice of British Kashmiris in the British Parliament as well as in different cities. »

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Indian police arrest Aasiya Andrabi, associates

Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that the territory is virtually reeling under the martial law where all the basic rights and freedoms of the people have been usurped.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar condemned the puppet authorities for repeatedly caging the resistance leaders and turning the entire territory into a military garrison. It said that the repressive measures adopted by the authorities could not break the Kashmiris’ resolve and they would continue their ongoing freedom movement till it reached its logical conclusion.

Indian police arrested the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Aasiya Andrabi, along with her associates Fehmeeda Sofi, Nahida Nasreen and a party activist in Anchidoora area of Islamabad district. The police lodged them at Saddar Police Station in Islamabad town. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, students in Chadoora and Panzan areas of Badgam, today, held a massive protest demonstration demanding punishment for the perpetrators of rape and murder of eight-year-old Aasifa in Kathua.

Indian forces’ personnel used brute force to disperse the protesting students. A female student was injured in the forces’ actions. She was shifted to Chadoora hospital for treatment. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has condemned the fresh arrest spree unleashed by the Indian police in Pulwama district.

The DFP in a statement issued in Srinagar said that 11 youth had been arrested by the police during the past few days in Pulwama for taking part in protests. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, traders in Srinagar, today, observed a symbolic one-hour protest shutdown to demand justice for Eight-year-old Aasifa Bano who was gang-raped and murdered in Kathua area of Jammu in January this year.

Shopkeepers in several markets of the business hub, Lal Chowk, pulled down shutters in solidarity with the family of the victim. The protesting shopkeepers observed the shutdown from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the list of well-educated youth joining mujahid organizations seems to be growing endlessly as one more youth from Islamabad – with an M Phil degree – has joined the mujahideen.

Local media quoting sources reported that after two major cordon and search operations in Kachdoora and Dragged areas of Shopian districts on April 1 in which 16 Kashmiris were killed by the Indian troops, over seven youth have reportedly gone missing. The reports said that four of these youth had joined the mujahid organizations. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has condemned the arrests of its Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and described it frustration of the puppet authorities.

Indian police had arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday after raiding his residence in Srinagar. »

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Washington, April 21 (KMS): Former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was stalled by a group of protesters, mostly Kashmiri Americans, at the University of California, Berkeley, in the US.

In a video making rounds of social media, some Kashmiri-Americans could be seen confronting Omar Abdullah as he was leaving after making his speech. The protesters threatened of taking him to the International Criminal Court for playing dirty politics. »

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New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): The Delhi Forensic Science Laboratory (DFSL) has confirmed that the vaginal swabs of the Kathua gangrape-and-murder victim matched with that of the accused.

The Delhi lab examined 14 packets of evidence – containing vaginal swabs, hair strands, blood samples of four accused, viscera of the deceased girl, the girl’s frock and salwar, simple clay, and blood stained clay – sent to it between March 1 and 21, stated the report published in The Indian Express. »

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New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet in a Delhi court against Syed Shahid Yusuf, the son of prominent freedom leader, Syed Salahuddin, in a fake case registered against him in 2011.

The court of Poonam Bamba has posted the matter for considering the charge-sheet on May 4.

The 42-year-old Syed Shahid Yusuf, a government employee in the agricultural department in Budgam, was arrested by the NIA on October 24, last year. The trial court dismissed his bail plea on March 7 and he is in judicial custody.

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