Hospital employees protest Shakeel’s arrest

Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the India’s pursuit of iron fist policy of crackdowns, arrests, demolition of houses and destruction of orchards to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination.

The APHC at a meeting of Advisory Council, chaired by its General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, in Srinagar said that Kashmir was purely a political dispute, which needed to be resolved through peaceful means. The meeting extended full support to the call for boycott of the so-called upcoming Panchayat and Municipal elections given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, employees at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar held a protest demonstration at the premises of the hospital to press for the immediate release of their colleague, Syed Shakeel Ahmed.

Scores of the employees including non-gazetted and technical staff boycotted the work and assembled at the premises of the hospital to register their protest against the arrest of Syed Shakeel Ahmed, the son of prominent freedom leader, Syed Salahuddin, by India’s National Investigation Agency.

The NIA had arrested Syed Shakeel Ahmed from his residence in Rambagh area of Srinagar on August 30, 2018. He was later taken to New Delhi by the NIA for questioning. »

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Islamabad, September 06 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Azad Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of September 6, 1965.

The APHC-AJK chapter during a meeting in Islamabad, today, eulogized the services of Pakistani forces for safeguarding ideological and territorial borders of the country.

The participants of the meeting strongly condemned the killing of innocent people by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir and said that India could not suppress the Kashmiris’ resolve for freedom through brutal tactics.

They pointed out that peace and stability in South Asia was linked to the settlement of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, speakers at a meeting in Srinagar, today, emphasized the need for strong Shia-Sunni unity to thwart India’s anti-Kashmir designs.

The meeting of Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee was held in Zadibal area of the city under the chair of Anjuman Sharie Shian President and senior APHC leader, Ahga Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir (TeH) has strongly denounced the continued illegal detention of a youth, Shabbir Ahmed Mir, of Sopore.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Ahmed Mir, a resident of Brath Kalan area of Sopore, was arrested three years ago and was booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act, again and again. It said that a few days before, a court quashed his detention under the PSA and ordered his release. However, it added, the Indian police re-arrested him from the court premises and shifted him to some undisclosed destination. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained party leader, Assadullah Parray.

The JKML Acting Chairman, Abdul Ahad Parra in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Assadullah Parray has developed various serious ailments due to his continued detention in different jails for the past four years. He said that the wife of the detained leader had passed away while one of his six daughters was suffering from skin cancer. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned India over its military might and iron fist policy to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle aimed at securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

The APHC at a meeting of Advisory Council in Srinagar with its General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, in chair, deliberated upon the prevailing grim situation in the occupied territory. The meeting termed the Kashmir dispute purely a political issue, which needs to be resolved through peaceful political means. »

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New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): World human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has said that many journalists in India continue to face death threats, attacks and false charges just for doing their work.

The Amnesty International said this on the first anniversary of journalist, Gauri Lankesh, who was murdered last year.

“Gauri Lankesh’s death anniversary is an occasion for us to introspect on how people including journalists and whistleblowers, who expose the truth, are increasingly under attack in India,” Amnesty International India Executive Director, Aakar Patel, said in a statement. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has directed Deputy Commissioner and SSP Pulwama to file a detailed report regarding the killing of a civilian by Indian troops in Pulwama district.

Hearing a petition filed by the Chairman of International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, a bench headed by the Commission Chairperson, Justice (Retd) Bilal Nazki, issued a notice to deputy commissioner and SSP Pulwama, asking them to submit a detailed report into the killing of the civilian, Fayaz Ahmed Wani, and injuring of Arif Ahmed Dar of Chew Kalan area of Pulwama. »

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