Beerwah shuts on 1st anniversary of martyred youth

Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference expressing concern over the deteriorating health condition of illegally detained Kashmiris has said that they are being ill-treated and subjected to mental and physical torture in jails.

The APHC in a statement in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri prisoners in jails were denied basic facilities and non-provision of medical care and hygienic food was taking a heavy toll on their health. It said that the authorities of Kot Bhalwal Jail were responsible for the death of late Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan as no proper and specific treatment was provided to him. The APHC appealed to the international human rights organizations to conduct visits of the jails of occupied Kashmir and India to take stock of the plight of the Kashmiri prisoners. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least two Indian troops were injured in an attack in Islamabad district, today.

Unknown gunmen fired upon the troops of Indian Central Reserve Police Force deployed on Khanabal-Pahalgam road at Bumzoo in Mattan area of the district, leaving two of them wounded. The injured troops were rushed to a hospital for treatment. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Inc representatives have said that the ban imposed by the authorities on transmission of more than 30 television channels in the Valley has deprived people of informative and apolitical contents.

Representatives of various trade and commerce umbrella bodies told media men that the ban on popular TV channels from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iran and Middle-East would also have an adverse impact on thousands of people associated with the cable TV business. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, after using bullets, pellets and teargas shells, Indian police are applying another tactic to identify and harass the people participating in peaceful demonstrations against the Indian state terrorism in the territory.

Under the new tactic, the police will be procuring body cameras for its men. Although the police officials are claiming that the move is aimed at monitoring the nature of force the policemen use during protests but the basic objective is to shoot videos of protesters and use the same to identify and arrest them later. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC), Shabbir Ahmed Dar, has said that the sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris for a sacred cause will not go waste.

Shabbir Ahmed Dar presiding over a party meeting in Srinagar, today, said that JKMC came into being only for one purpose and that is seeking permanent solution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Judges’ Committee report has confirmed to the High Court of the territory that the two jails – Central Jail Srinagar and District Jail Rajouri – are too crowded to accommodate more prisoners in these prisons.

Nearly all the Principal District Judges have submitted reports following the directives of the High Court in two clubbed Public Interest Litigations – one treated by it as PIL following the Indian Supreme Court directions and the other filed by Kashmir High Court Bar Association seeking better jail conditions in the territory. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission in its judgment has said that nine civilians who were killed in a firing incident in 1990 in downtown were murdered by BSF troopers.

The judgment delivered by the Commission Chairman, Justice (Retd) Bilal Nazki, reads, “The police have stated that nine persons were killed in indiscriminate firing by the BSF but their particulars have not been maintained….since the police have filed a charge-sheet it can be assumed that nine persons were murdered.” »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of various villages of Watapora area of Bandipora district, today, complained of atrocities by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation.

The residents told media that the troops cordoned off Chana Mohalla, Khospora and Gulshan Aabad localities of Watapora, today, and conducted door-to-door searches. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Beerwah town and its adjoining areas in Budgam district, today, on the first martyrdom anniversary of a youth, Tanver Ahmed Wani.

Tanver Ahmed Wani, a tailor by profession, was killed after Indian troops opened fire on peaceful protesters in the main market Beerwah on this day, last year. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of a Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir activist, Bashir Ahmad Malik, has said that Indian police have detained him illegally.

The 34-year-old Bashir Ahmad Malik, a resident of Uranhal Bijbehara area of Islamabad district, was picked up by the police three months ago on charges of stone pelting.

The aged mother of Bashir, Jana Begum, told media that two FIRs were registered against her son at Bijbehara police station in which he has already been granted bail. »

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