Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) staged a protest at Press Colony in Srinagar to demand whereabouts of their disappeared family members.

Holding banners and placards the protestors including elderly men and women assembled at the colony and asked the puppet regime to give whereabouts of their kith and kin who were subjected to enforced disappearances since 90s. »

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Jammu, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Bar Council of India’s report to Supreme Court is copy of counter-affidavit filed by Jammu Bar Association in the apex court, says P V Dinesh, the top Court lawyer who had drawn attention of the court towards obstruction caused by Kathua lawyers to prevent Crime Branch (CB) from filing charge-sheet in rape and murder of a child in the district. »

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of Frisal village of Kulgam have said that they were caught by surprise when they saw mujahideen alighted from their vehicle and started to manage traffic on the street.

A witness told media in Srinagar that “In the afternoon traffic on the Frisal-Yaripora road came to halt due to a jam near Frisal. As the people were trying to clear it, some three armed mujahideen suddenly came out of a vehicle they were travelling in and started managing the traffic.” »

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has sought a detailed report from the puppet authorities about killings of Kashmiris in 2016.

Notices have been issued to Chief Secretary (CS) and Director General of Police and have been directed to file a detailed compliance report about the 2016 civilian killings before the Commission. »

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, four youth were arrested during a night raid by the forces in Pulwama district.

The youth were arrested in Karimabad village of the district for holding peaceful protest demonstrations.

Those arrested were identified as Javaid Ahmed Rather, Yawar Ahmed Sheikh, Faisal Tiger and Bilal Ahmed Ganie.

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, angry locals today blocked the Khanabal-Pahalgam road at Lazibal after a taxi driver was thrashed by the Indian troops during which a woman and her child received injuries.

The locals said that the forces thrashed the driver and damaged the windowpanes of his vehicle, bearing registration N JK03D 7761.

They said that a woman and her child travelling in the vehicle were injured in the forces’ action.

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that Kashmiri students, pursuing studies in different states and cities of India are being intimidated and harassed.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said pursuing education is a basic right; however, Kashmiri students are suspected everywhere and beleaguered simply because of their Kashmiri origin.

Strongly condemning the unabated arrest and harassment of leaders and activists, he said, “Such methods cannot weaken the will of Hurriyat leadership and activists.” »

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has questioned the assurance by the police that the ailing party Chairman Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders are free to go anywhere.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “There is no constitutional and moral justification to curb his peaceful political activities and stop him from performing religious obligations,” adding that his residence had been turned into a sub-jail. The statement came in the backdrop of imposition of curbs on Syed Ali Gilani to offer congregational and Friday prayers. »

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Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian government official citing unfavorable conditions has said that so-called by-elections for Lok Sabha seat in Islamabad constituency will not be held until the next general elections scheduled to be held in April next year.

This is for the first time that unfavorable situation in Kashmir has forced the Indian government to cancel altogether a by-election on a parliamentary seat lying vacant for the past 21 months, reported local media. »

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Shutdown continues in Shopian to mourn killing of youth

Srinagar, April 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police assaulted and arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in an injured condition in Srinagar, today.

The JKLF in a statement said that the police intercepted Muhammad Yasin Malik along with party leader, Bashir Ahmed Kashmiri, near Ghousia hospital in Khanyar when he was on his way to Jamia Masjid Srinagar to take part in a peaceful protest called by the Joint Resistance Leadership against the continued illegal detention of leaders, unabated killing of youth and use of brute force on students by the Indian forces. It said that an officer of Indian police started hurling choosiest abuses on resistance leaders, calling them terrorists and threatening to kill them all. The statement said that Yasin Malik objected to the misbehavior of the officer and the policemen assaulted him, injured him and virtually dragged him to Khanyar police station from where he was shifted to Kothibagh police station. Indian police also took Hurriyat leader, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, into custody and placed him under house arrest in Islamabad town. »

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