JRL expresses concern over use of brute force

Srinagar, August 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Eid–ul-Azha, today, was marked by anti-India, pro-Pakistan and pro-liberation demonstrations in Srinagar and other parts of the territory.

Despite stringent restrictions by the authorities, immediately after Eid prayers, people in large numbers took to the streets in Srinagar, Islamabad, Shopian, Pulwama, Tral, Bijbehara, Kulgam Ganderbal, Kangan, Qazigund, Kupwara, Handwara, Langate, Lolab, Baramulla, Patten, Bandipore, Hajin, Budgam, Chadoora and other areas of the territory. The protesters shouted high-pitched slogans, We Want Freedom, Go India Go back and Pakistan Zindabad. »

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Pakistan flag hoisted in Kishtwar town

Srinagar, August 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of people were injured after Indian paramilitary forces used brute force and fired pellets on pro-freedom protesters in Srinagar, Islamabad Sopore, Kupwara, Palahan and other areas.

The Indian forces fired pellets and teargas shells on Nimazis at Eidgah and Dargah Hazratbal in Srinagar, Achajipora and Janglat Mandi in Islamabad, Sopore, Palhalan and Kupwara areas.

The protesters shouted high-pitched slogans, We Want Freedom, Go India Go back and pro-Pakistan slogans in Srinagar, Bandipore, Hajin, Bijbehara, Kulgam, Islamabad, Shopian, Pulwama, Tral, Ganderbal, Kangan, Qazigund, Kupwara, Handwara, Langate. Baramulla, Patten, Budgam, Chadoora and other areas of the territory. »

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Beijing, August 22 (KMS): China has offered to play a constructive role to ease tensions between India and Pakistan following the formation of new government in Pakistan.

“We welcome the positive remarks made by the Indian and Pakistani leaders on improving their bilateral relations,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, Lu Kang, said on Wednesday during his regular media briefing.

Lu was referring to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reported remarks seeking “meaningful and constructive engagement” with Pakistan, in a letter to Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan. »

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Srinagar, August 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the continued house detention has taken a severe toll on the health of chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference,  Syed Ali Geelani  who is not keeping well for the past few days.

Syed Ali Gilani’s son Syed Naseem Geelani talking to media men in Srinagar said that Syed Ali Gilani is showing signs of weakness and appears exhausted. “The continuous house detention has taken a severe toll on his health,” he said. »

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Srinagar, August 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the pro-India National Conference’s (NC) President, Farooq Abdullah, had to face angry people at Dargah Hazratbal during Eid prayers on August 22.

Before the prayers, as the Imam spoke about Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution which guarantees special rights and privileges to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah walked in. People started booing at him, with those present for the Eid prayer demanding his removal from the Masjid. »

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