Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen, today, shot dead the Chief Editor of daily Rising Kashmir and renowned Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari outside his office at Press Avenue in Srinagar. He received multiple bullets in his head and abdomen.

Shujaat was accompanied by his two personal security guards. They were also injured in the attack and later succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. »

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Indian troops martyr two youth in Bandipore

Geneva, June 14 (KMS): The United Nations in its first-ever human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir has called for an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice to all people in Kashmir.

The main focus of the report released by the United Nations Human Rights Office in Geneva, today, remained on the human rights situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir from July 2016 to April 2018. It said that people of Kashmir had been suffering a conflict for seven decades that had claimed or ruined numerous lives. The 49-page report by the UN on the human rights situation in Kashmir highlights a situation of chronic impunity for violations committed by Indian forces. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protests clashes were erupted in Banihal town of Ramban district after an Indian paramilitary forces vehicle deliberately hit a pedestrian today.

Reports said that people took to streets after a pedestrian was hit by an Indian CRPF forces’ vehicle near Srinagar-Jammu highway of the district. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have extended greetings to the Muslims in Kashmir and around the world on Eidul Fitr.

Syed Ali Gilani in his message said, “Eid is the day of expressing gratitude to Almighty Allah and seeking His blessings.” He urged people to remember the destitute section of the society on the auspicious occasion. “We should not forget the families, orphans and widows of those people who have sacrificed their precious lives for the better future of their brethren. We have to be extremely kind to the families who had miserably suffered during the ongoing freedom struggle of Kashmir,” Syed Ali Gilani said. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has demanded unconditional release of all prisoners on great Muslim festival, Eidul Fitr.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “People irrespective of their age continue to remain lodged in various prisons and majority of them are without trial and deprived for the all the basic facilities guaranteed in their respective jail manual.” »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has described the appointment of Chandra Mohan Sharma, who has fought two elections including 2015 Rajya Sabha Election on BJP ticket, as a non-judicial member of the Human Rights Commission, as also an affront to the J&K Protection of Human Rights Act, 1997, and a gross abuse of democratic norms and values.

The HCBA in a statement issued in Srinagar maintained that in terms of Section 3 of J&K Protection of Human Rights Act, 1997, the Commission shall consist of a chairperson, who has been a judge of the High Court and one member, who is or has been a District Judge, besides three members to be appointed from amongst persons having knowledge of, or practical experience, in matters relating to human rights. »

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New Delhi, June 14 (KMS): The Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, has admitted that the Kashmiri youth are continuously joining the freedom struggle in occupied Kashmir. He has impliedly confessed India’s defeat in subduing Kashmiris’ armed struggle.

General Rawat in an interview with the Economic Times said, “The issue is that a lot of locals are joining militancy. We kill them and more would join….this cycle of recruitment of local youth can go on and on. So talks must happen.” »

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World body releases first-ever rights report on Kashmir

Geneva, June 14 (KMS): The United Nations in its first-ever human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir called for an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, who, it said, for seven decades have suffered a conflict that has claimed or ruined numerous lives.

The report released by the United Nations Human Rights Office in Geneva on Thursday mainly focuses on the human rights situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir from July 2016 to April 2018. The 49-page report by the UN on the human rights situation in Kashmir highlights a situation of chronic impunity for human rights violations committed by the security forces. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the three minor children of illegally detained Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Muhammad Yousuf Falahi, are desperately waiting for their father to come home for this Eid.

It has been more than a year and a half since Muhammad Yousuf Falahi was arrested in Nowgam area of Srinagar during the mass uprising triggered by the extrajudicial killing of popular youth leader, Burhan Wani, in July 2016. Muhammad Yousuf Falahi, a resident of Chitragam area of Shopian, as per his family members was arrested on December 13, 2016, from his rented residence in Nowgam. Since then, he has been kept in various police stations and jails. Family sources said that he was arrested in cases about his involvement in gathering crowds at different places in South Kashmir areas and making anti-India speeches. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmed Shah, is so ill that he cannot stand for more than a minute to offer prayers.

This was disclosed by three Kashmiri men, who were recently released from Delhi’s notorious Tihar jail. Muhammad Siddique Ganai, Ghulam Jilani Lallu and Farooq Ahmed Dagga were released from the jail after eight years of illegal imprisonment. »

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