Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in downtown Srinagar, today, to protest against the use of brute force by the Indian police and troops on protesters in Nowhatta area yesterday.

Call for the shutdown had been given by the Jamia Traders Federation against desecrating of the historic mosque. All shops and other business establishments are closed in in Nowhatta, Gojwara, Bohrikadal, Sarafkadal and Khwaja Bazar areas of the city. »

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JRL holds demo in Srinagar, demands release of detainees

Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred five Kashmiri youth in Kupwara district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a military operation in Tangdhar area of the district. The operation continued till reports last came in.

Meanwhile, a forceful demonstration was held at Press Enclave in Srinagar, today, under the auspices of the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to press the demand for release of all illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in various jails of the territory and India. A large number of people including Hurriyat leaders and activists led by Muhammad Yasin Malik also staged a sit-in protest. The protesters were carrying banners with messages like ‘release all political prisoners’ and ‘bring back all Kashmiri prisoners who have been shifted outside the Valley’. »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday held a sit-in protest in Srinagar to demand release of all illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in different jails of India and the territory.

Scores of JRL leaders led by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik staged the sit-in at the Press Enclave in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a mobile wallet company, Paytm, has provided personal data of Kashmiri users to a political party on the request from Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) during protests in Kashmir. The company’s bosses have said that they are affiliated with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Sama Shabbir Shah of Delhi Public School (DPS) Athwajan, has topped the CBSE-2018 12th class results, declared today.

Sama, who is daughter of Hurriyat leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has secured 97.8 percent marks in the 12th class examination. Shah is currently lodged in Tihar jail, New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) staged a peaceful protest at Lal Chowk, Srinagar, against the continued human rights violations, civil killing, pellet firing and arrests. »

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Urges the two countries to show restraint

Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed serious concern over the increasing tension between Pakistan and India on the Line of Control and Working Boundary.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar appealed to the two countries to demonstrate restraint and wisdom and take steps towards peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute which poses a threat to world peace. He termed the Kashmir dispute as bone of contention between India and Pakistan and said, “Sincere steps are needed to resolve this dispute. Unless Kashmir dispute is resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of people, the risk of collision between the two nuclear powers will remain there and it would be devastating not only for the region but for the whole world.” »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that lingering Kashmir dispute is the main cause of tension between Pakistan and India.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed serious concern over tension between Pakistan and India on the Line of Control and Working Boundary. He urged the two countries to start a process for resolving the Kashmir dispute peacefully. »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the traders of Srinagar have condemning the use of brute force by the Indian police against worshippers inside Jamia Masjid, yesterday, has said that the excesses committed by the Indian forces and frequent curbs imposed by the puppet authorities are taking a toll on their business.

The Chairman of Sheher-e-Khaas Traders Coordination Committee, Nazir Ahmad Shah in a statement in Srinagar said the frequent restrictions imposed by the authorities have derailed the business in the old city. “When the ceasefire has been announced for this month, why there was heavy police deployment around the Masjid?” he asked. »

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, counsel for the victim family, pleading for magisterial inquiry in custodial death of 2010 Umar Qayoom case, said police failed to comply with the provisions of law in the case.

Umar Qayoom, a class 11 student from Soura area of Srinagar was killed in police custody on August 25, 2010 after being picked outside his home.

The family of deceased teenager has been exploring every option to get the FIR registered in the case from past eight years. »

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