Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has condemned the shifting of Sheikh Mohammad Ramzan of Rampura Kulgam from Srinagar to Kot Bhalwal jail, Jammu, under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the authorities were using PSA as a political weapon to suppress the people of Kashmir which was unjust and condemnable. »

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Use of PSA as political weapon denounced

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least one-and-half dozen people suffered pellet and bullet injuries when Indian army and police personnel opened fire on the protesters in Laddi area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, today.

Ffteen of the protesters, who received pellet injuries, were brought to Shopian hospital. Two critically injured civilians were shifted to Soura hospital, Srinagar, for advanced treatment. Violent protests broke out in Laadi area of the district early morning, today, when personnel of Indian army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles, special police force and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

A strong protest was held in Kishtwar in support of Article 35-A of the Indian constitution. The protesters were led by Imam of Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmed Kichloo. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least eight people were injured when Indian troops and police personnel showered pellets and bullets on protesters in Shopian district, today.

Anti-India protests were held after Indian forces’ personnel cordoned off Laddi Imam Sahib village of the district and started a search operation. The people from the village and adjoining areas took to streets against the cordon and search operation and pelted the troops with stones. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several journalists associations have demanded the release of journalist, Asif Sultan of Batamaloo from police custody.

The chief spokesman of Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) in a statement in Srinagar condemned his arrest. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat forum has strongly denounced the policies of repression unleashed by the Indian forces to frighten the people of all ages.

The Hurriyat forum spokesman in a statement issue in Srinagar said, “These repressive measures are aimed at muzzling the genuine aspirations of the people of Kashmir. On one hand, various ploys have been employed to force the people into submission by crushing their rights, and, on the other, the peaceful programmes of leaders are being disallowed by using the force.” »

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Brussels, September 02 (KMS): “Incredible India’s – Incredible Terrorism” campaign, which was first launched in London, has now been launched in Brussels, the European Union headquarters.

The event was launched with the press conference of Kashmiris Diaspora leadership Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl at the Press Club in Brussels. The leadership highlighted the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by the Indian forces on Kashmiri men, women and children on daily basis. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested five persons under sedition charge for allegedly raising anti-India slogans during a protest demonstration at Mendhar in Poonch district.

The SSP of Poonch, Rajiv Pandey while talking to media men confirmed that “An FIR under sections 124-A (sedition) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) has been registered at the Mendhar police station against the protesters who raised slogans.” “All other identified accused would be apprehended soon,” the SSP said. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) has urged the local Human Rights Commission to take its own investigations and recommendations regarding the unmarked and mass graves to the logical conclusion by taking up the matter with the High Court of the territory for implementation. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a small girl missing for past 10 days was found dead in a forest area in Uri tehsil of Baramulla district on Sunday, police said.

An official said that Muskan Jan (9), went missing from her home in Boniyar Uri on August 23.

Her body was spotted in the Trikanjan forests on Sunday morning, said the official, adding a police team has been deputed to the area.

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Indian top court lacks power to hear Article 35A case: Expert

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a book authored by a former Chief Justice of India reveals that Article 35A flows from an agreement in 1954 between India and Pakistan, which has led some legal experts to question Supreme Court’s jurisdiction to hear petitions seeking abrogation of this provision.

Justice Dr AS Anand was the first person from occupied Kashmir who became the Chief Justice of India. His book, ‘Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, its Development and Comments’, links Article 35A to Pakistan. »

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