Speakers call for Kashmir settlement

Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the puppet authorities have no courage to face the Hurriyat leadership on political level.

The resistance leaders in a joint statement issued in Srinagar denounced the authorities for continuously keeping the entire Srinagar city under curfew even during the holy month of Ramadan. The puppet regime had imposed curfew-like restrictions in the city to prevent the Eidgah rally, which was scheduled to be held in memory of prominent liberation leaders Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone and martyrs of Hawal, yesterday. »

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Rich tributes paid to Molvi Farooq, Khawaja Lone

Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that tens of thousands of people like him were deprived of their father’s love for spearheading the struggle for the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people.

On the 28th martyrdom anniversary of his father, the Mirwaiz in a social media live speech termed the Hawal massacre of 21st May 1990 as Kashmir’s Jallianwala Bagh and said, when we talk about the martyrs and Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, lacs of people have laid their lives for the birth right – the right-to self-determination – of Kashmiris. He said now the fourth generation of Kashmiris was on streets and in this caravan, hundreds and thousands had laid down their lives. »

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Kashmir an issue related to Kashmiris’ right to self-determination

London, May 22 (KMS): The Chairman of International Commission of Human Rights (ICHR), Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, and Chairman South Asia Centre for Peace and Human Rights (SACFPHR), Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl, in a response to the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s recent visit to occupied Kashmir and his public utterances, have questioned the rationale and logic of his assertions that the solution to the Kashmir dispute lies in development.

Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl in a joint statement issued in London said, the people of Jammu and Kashmir reject this latest political gimmick. They said, the Indian leader should introspectively take notice of complete shutdown and people’s anger against his visit. They said, a categorical message that needs to be understood is that the fear psychosis cannot conquer the hearts and minds of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, as the family of eight-year-old rape and murder victim from Kathua, Aasifa Bano, awaits justice the wheels of the system move as notoriously slow as ever, raising apprehensions among many that this case may also meet the same fate, which numerous others met in the past, said a media report.

The register of rape and murder cases against the perpetrators of heinous crimes is long, and so is the saga of systematic denial of justice to the victims in the occupied territory, wrote Srinagar-based Greater Kashmir in its latest report. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, drivers of the Pakherpora area of Badgam district have said that the Indian troops puncture and cut the tyres of their vehicles without any reason.

The cab drivers, while talking to media, said that during the night, the troops of the 33-Rishtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) punctured tyres of the vehicles parked at the main cab stand in Pakherpora. »

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Says CRPF troops massacred more than 50 mourners

Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission while negating the police report into the Hawal carnage of 1990 has said that the troops of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) massacred more than 50 mourners.

The investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police into the Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990, had stated that some militants fired upon the CRPF men and in retaliation the troops fired in self-defence. But the investigation wing of the Human Rights Commission nails the police version and says that a CRPF court of inquiry has identified 15 of its troops that had massacred more than 50 mourners without any provocation. However, no challan in the case has yet been produced in the court nor have the guilty CRPF men been held accountable for the massacre. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the puppet authorities have no courage to face the Hurriyat leadership on political turf.

Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik who were caged on Monday by the authorities to prevent them from leading a march towards Eidgah in Srinagar said that imposing curbs to prevent the rally and barring the leadership from reaching the venue signifies defeat by the puppet regime. They said that caging the Hurriyat leadership and imposing tough curbs in downtown Srinagar on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent martyred leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone and the martyrs of Hawal massacre deserved strong condemnation. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, speakers at a seminar in Srinagar, today, said that Jammu and Kashmir is a human and political dispute, which needed to be resolved urgently in view of changing political scenario, internationally.

The seminar was organized by Hurriyat the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to pay tributes to Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone and martyrs of Hawal. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Jamaat-e-Islami and other Hurriyat organizations have condemned the Indian army’s firing on unarmed civilians at Iftaar time in DK Pora village of Shopian.

A Tehreek-e-Hurriyat spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said there is no justification of organizing enforced Iftaars by killer Indian forces. The statement said that Shopian was the same area where occupation forces spilled blood of innocent civilians until recently. »

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