Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police on Tuesday imposed strict restrictions in old Barzulla area of Srinagar hours before the martyred youth’s body is expected to arrive in the area.

Reports said that troops have closed all entry and exit points of old Barzulla and they were not allowing anybody to move towards the area. »

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Lawyers take to streets in IOK

Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that India cannot dent the internationally-recognized disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir through crackdowns, arrests and other brutal means.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the use of National Investigation Agency by Indian rulers as a political tool to force the resistance leadership into submission was doomed to fail. He condemned the raid on the residence of illegally detained Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi in Srinagar.

The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement condemned the NIA raid on the house of DeM Chief Aasiya Andrabi.  He said that the Kashmiris would not tolerate any meddling with Article 35-A that grants special rights and privileges to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi observed 26th martyrdom anniversary of its founding member Muhammad Maqbool Malik.

Fateha khawani was offered at a martyrs’ graveyard in Islamabad town and special prayers were offered for the eternal peace to the departed soul.

In this regard, a function was held, which was presided over by Muhammad Iqbal Mir. Various pro-freedom leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, Mukhtar Ahmed Sofi, Zahid Bukhari, Khursheed Ahmed Mir, Nisar Ahmed Khan, Ghulam Mustafa and Muhammad Ishaq Ganai attended the function. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Bar Association Islamabad district held a protest march in Islamabad town against efforts to abrogate Article 35-A.

Scores of the lawyers associated with Islamabad’s Bar Association assembled outside the district court complex and marched towards Lal Chowk in the town to register their protest. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dukhtaran-e-Millat has said that Indian policy to abrogate Article 35-A is akin to the Zionist policy implemented by Israeli government in Palestine.

DeM spokesperson, Rifat Fatima, in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Hindus and Zionists had joined hands to destroy Muslims.

“It is this nexus that BJP is getting all its instructions from Israel while dealing with the Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir,” she said and added that Israel changed the demography of Palestine and committed genocide there. »

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Mastermind Sanjhi withdrew money to bribe police

Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the supplementary charge-sheet has revealed that Sanjhi Ram, the mastermind of rape and murder of Kathua minor girl Aasifa had tried to bribe police to save the culprits.

The new findings were reported in a supplementary charge-sheet filed by the Crime Branch of Kashmir police before Pathankot District and Sessions Judge, Tejwinder Singh. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in yet another move against the Kashmiri political detainees, Delhi-run Governor Rule has removed a legal provision that prohibited the shifting and lodging of Kashmiri residents detained under draconian law, Public Safety Act, in jails outside Jammu and Kashmir.

The State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor NN Vohra has cleared the proposal to delete the provision in the black law PSA to make way for sending the Kashmiri political detainees to prisons in India far away from their families. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has denounced the raid by India’s National Investigation Agency on illegally detained Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi’s residence in Srinagar.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India was using NIA as a political tool to intimidate the resistance leadership into submission. He deplored that India was resorting to nefarious tactics for the past one year to harass the leadership, and many leaders were arrested and shifted to Delhi’s notorious Tihar jail in fake cases. »

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Brussels, July 31 (KMS): Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU) Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, has said that international coverage of photographs clicked by famous French-Belg photographer, Cédric Gerbehaye, in Indian occupied Kashmir helped in raising miseries of the oppressed Kashmiri people.

An article authored by Rania Abouzeid titled, “Conflict in Kashmir Takes a Grim Toll on Unwitting Victims,” was recently published along with the photographs clicked in occupied Kashmir by Cédric Gerbehaye on website of globally famous National Geographic Magazine. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, twenty-seven bodies from a cross section of the society addressed a press conference in Srinagar to show their resentment against the conspiracies being hatched to change demographic composition of Jammu and Kashmir.

The representatives of civil society groups, business chambers and federations, transporters, tourism fraternity, horticulturists, industrialists, academia and other social, religious and cultural organizations said that the press conference had been necessitated to exhibit their unity against the onslaught on their hereditary state subject law. »

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