Curfew, curbs in IOK on Wani’s anniversary

Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the line of control and all across the world observed the second martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, today, with the reaffirmation of their pledge to continue the freedom struggle till the martyrs’ mission was duly accomplished.

Complete shutdown, marked by curfew and other restrictions, was observed all across the occupied territory. Call for the strike and a march towards Tral, the hometown of martyr Burhan Wani, was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. Burhan Wani was killed along with his two associates by the Indian troops in a fake encounter in Kokernag area of Islamabad district on this day in 2016. Thousands of Indian soldiers and police personnel had blocked all roads leading to Tral, the home town of Burhan Wani while curfew was clamped in the town. Train and internet services remained suspended. »

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Brussels, July 08 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU),, Ali Raza Syed has paid glowing tribute to prominent martyr Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

In a meeting in Brussels in connection with second martyrdom anniversary of Burhan Wani, he said martyr Wani has added a new page in the ongoing freedom movement. He said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not go waste. These sacrifices provided a new life in the struggle and people of Kashmir would never extract from their stance while will continue their movement till its logical end. »

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Geneva / Islamabad, July 08 (KMS): The United Nations has made Burhan Wani part of the first-ever official UN report on the situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

The release of this report coincides with Wani’s second death anniversary on July 8 and vindicates the young Kashmiri activist despite attempts to paint him as a militant and tarnish his legacy, said a Kashmir advocacy group in an official statement. »

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Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces, today, resorted to brute force against the youth who defied curfew and other restrictions and came out of their houses to march towards the residence of popular youth leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani in Tral on his second martyrdom anniversary, today.

Scores of youth defied curfew in Arigam and marched towards the residence of Burhan Wani in Shariefabad area of Tral town. »

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Islamabad, July 08 (KMS): Ahmad Bin Qasim, the son of illegally detained Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi, has called upon Pakistani media to play its role for making Kashmir as national issue of the country.

Ahmad Bin Qasim addressing media persons at National Press Club, Islamabad, said whosoever in Pakistan speaks in favour of Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom receive applause from the Kashmiri people. He pointed out that whenever Kashmiris hit streets against India’s illegal occupation, they shouted slogans like “We Want Freedom” and “Kashmir Will Become Pakistan.” »

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Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organisations have strongly condemned the killing of three youth including a teenage girl in Redwani area of south Kashmir by Indian forces

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Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties, Syed Ali Gilani while paying rich tributes to popular youth leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his other martyred associates on their 2nd anniversary has said that these brave hearts will be remembered for their exemplary contributions towards movement.

Syed Ali Gilani in his statement in Srinagar criticized the Indian authorities for imposing restrictions and curfew in Tral and other areas of the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC), today, organised a prayer meeting on the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani and 126 martyrs of 2016 uprising at Handwara. »

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London, July 08 (KMS): The Chairman of South Asia Centre For Peace and Human Rights, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl and the Chairman of International Commission For Human Rights, Barrister Abdul Majid Tramboo have expressed serious concern over the most deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Kashmir.

Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl and Barrister Abdul Majid Tramboo in a joint statement in London condemned the arrest and shifting of Aasiya Andrabi, the Chairperson of Dukhtarani Milat along with her two associates to New Delhi from Srinagar by National Investigating Agency. »

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Srinagar, July 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, human rights activist and Chairman of International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, Mohammad Ahsan Untoo has criticized the Indian authorities for gross violation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in Kashmir. »

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