Srinagar, 15 June: (KMS) In occupied Kashmir, a civilian was killed and two others injured after Indian army personnel opened fire on peaceful protesters in Nowpora village of Pulwama district, today.

The troops of 55 RR opened fire after the residents resisted their attempts to vandalise the property of a local freedom fighter, Saju Mir. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, The United Jihad Council Chief, Syed Salahuddin, has said that they have a firm belief that Indian agencies and their agents are behind the murder of noted journalist and the Chief Editor of daily Rising Kashmir, Shaujaat Bukhari.

Syed Salahuddin in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemning the killing said that Shujaat Bukhari would always highlight the human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir at the international forum through his newspapers. »

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Killing of Shujaat Bukhari denounced

Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior resistance leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi have welcomed the UN report that highlighted the gross human rights violations by Indian troops in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar appealed to the World Body to pressurize India to implement the UN resolutions on Kashmir to pave way for permanent peace and prosperity in the South Asian region. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his address to Juma congregation in Srinagar said that the UN report reflected the ground situation of occupied Kashmir and detailed how the people of the territory were denied all freedoms and justice. Muhammad Yasin Malik said that at a time when oppressed Kashmiris felt to have been abandoned by the international community, this report highlighting their miseries had actually come as a ray of hope to them. Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and other Hurriyat leaders in their statements also appreciated the UN report. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, have hailed the recent UN report on gross human rights violations by Indian occupation forces in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, although Indian atrocities have crossed all the limits and are continuing unabated for the last 70 years, it is for the first time that the UN has realized the gravity and severity of this grave and grim situation. “The World Body has testified our stand that Indian armed forces under the undemocratic and unethical shield of legal impunity continue the genocide of Kashmir, with bullets, pellets, torture, rape and humiliation.” He said that if the iron fist and military might of India was not stopped, people of the territory would have to face tougher and harsher days ahead. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Grand Mufti, Mufti Muhammad Bashir-ud-Din and Deputy Grand Mufti, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam, have condemned in strong terms the brutal killing of senior journalist and Chief Editor of daily Rising Kashmir, Shujaat Bukhari.

Mufti Muhammad Bashir-ud-Din and Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam in a joint statement issued in Srinagar expressed utmost shock and mourning for the cold-blooded murder of Shujaat Bukhari along with his two personal security officers. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations and journalists bodies have strongly denounced the killing of the Chief Editor of daily Rising Kashmir and renowned Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari.

Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office at the Press Enclave in Srinagar, last evening.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar condemning the killing of Shujaat Bukhari said, it is against the moral and human ethics to kill a person without any justification. Regretting such mysterious killings, he said difference of opinion is no way a crime to kill a person. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of mourners, today, attended the funeral of senior journalist and Chief Editor of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujaat Bukhari in Baramulla district.

Thousands of people belonging to all walks of life assembled in Shujaat Bukhari’s ancestral hometown of Kreeri in the district and participated in his funeral. »

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Sughra and Azan to spend one more Eid without their father

Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, little siblings, Sughra and Azan, were expecting to spend this Eid with their father. But their hopes have been dashed. The father Sarjan Ahmad Wagay alias Sarjan Barkati, a cleric and a charismatic crowd puller, despite being bailed out by the court recently has not been released.

Barkati, a resident of Reban area of Shopian became a household name during 2016 mass uprising for his distinct style of sloganeering. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, many Kashmir watchers in their social media posts and writings have raised several relevant issues regarding the assassination of the Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari, and have pointed towards Indian secret agencies as being the mastermind of the incident.

The attack took place only few hours after the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva issued a comprehensive report on the human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and demanded an international investigation. Shujaat in one of his posts before his killing had disseminated this report. »

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Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat Forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) and the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) have welcomed the first ever UN report on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a twitter massage said that the first ever UN report on human rights violations in Kashmir was recognition of the grave abuses being perpetrated by the Indian forces’ personnel in the occupied territory for the past 30 years in particular. He said that calling for inquiry into them was long overdue. »

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