Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has lauded the courage and resilience of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists including Shahid-ul-Islam languishing in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail and said that India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), which booked these leaders under false charges, has failed to prove anything against them.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam and others that include Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Mehraj-u-din Kalwal, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Shahid Yousuf and Zahoor Ahmed Watali, completed one year of imprisonment in Tihar Jail.”

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) has said that the authorities of Udhampur Jail in Jammu are denying medical facilities to its illegally detained President, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo.

A spokesman of MDM in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo, who is facing life imprisonment, was shifted to Udhampur district jail by the occupation authorities despite having directions by the High Court to keep him at Srinagar Central Jail. He said that the party chief was suffering from Glucoma and his eyesight was deteriorating with each passing day but the authorities were depriving him of medical facilities. »

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Sehrai stresses need for unity

Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two youth in Islamabad district, today.

The youth identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar and Abid Hussain Butt were killed after Indian forces blasted a house with explosive material during a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of Islamabad town. The house destroyed in the blast in Islamabad town, today, belonged to Ummat-e-Islami newly-appointed General Secretary, Waheed Ahmed Khan. The killing triggered anti-India protests in the town. Several people were injured in forces’ action against the protesters. The authorities suspended Internet and train services in South Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, July 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people on Wednesday took part in the last rites of a martyred youth, Bilal Ahmad Dar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, today.

Bilal Ahmad Dar along with another youth was martyred by the Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of Islamabad town, today. »

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