Srinagar, November 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar staged a protest march, today, to demand release of their fellows arrested by the Indian police.

The students boycotted their classes and staged a protest on the campus before taking out a protest march towards Nowgam bypass. »

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Brussels, November 10 (KMS): Kashmiri representative and the Chairperson of International Muslims Women Union (IMWU), Shamim Shawl, while addressing a seminar in Brussels has highlighted the plight of the widows and half-widows of occupied Kashmir.

The seminar “Widows of all ages: Discrimination and abuse. What can the EU do?” was hosted by the Member of the European Parliament from UK, Julie Ward, at the EU parliament in Brussels. Shamim Shawl said that the prevailing situation of occupied Kashmir had hit the Kashmiri women in every aspect as every day women continued to suffer due to Indian state terrorism. »

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Srinagar, November 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, amid complete shutdown, massive anti-India demonstrations erupted in Pulwama district following the killing of two youth by Indian troops, today.

Forceful demonstrations started in Pulwama town as the news about the killing of the youth, Liyaqat Ahmed Wani and Wajid-ul-Islam, spread. Angry youth pelted stones at the Indian police and troops to vent their anger against the killings. The troops fired teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators, triggering clashes between the protesters and the forces’ personnel. The clashes were going on when this news was filed. »

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Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai

Washington, November 10 (KMS): The fundamental need and urgency for self-determination in South Tyrol, when compared with that of Kashmir today, might raise some questions as to what possible similarities they have. South Tyrol is now Europe’s largest producer of apples, a major exporter of cheese, with world-class ski resorts in the Alps. An Italian province at the very northern edge of Italy where it borders Austria. South Tyrol is the richest district of Italy and enjoys almost full sovereignty as an autonomous state, with only 10% of its taxes being contributed to the national Italian budget. »

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Srinagar, November 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth identified as Liyaqat Ahmed Wani and Wajid-ul-Islam during a cordon and search operation in Tikken area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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