Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyrs

Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred six Kashmiri youth in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation at Sekipora in Bijbehara area of the district. The troops also destroyed a residential house in the area. The martyred youth were identified as Azad Ahmed Malik, Basit Ishtiyaq Mir, Anees Shafi Butt, Atif Najar, Firdous Najar and Shahid Bashir. People took to the streets in Shalgund, Kanelwan, Dachnipora, Khanabal and other areas of the district and staged massive demonstrations against the killings. Indian troops and police used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering severe clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. Several people sustained injuries in the forces’ brutal actions.

Tens of thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of the martyred youth in their native areas. Multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held to accommodate the huge rush of the people. The occupation authorities had snapped mobile internet services in Islamabad district and imposed restrictions in several areas of south Kashmir. The authorities also suspended train service in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Norway led by former Prime Minister, Kjell Magne Bondevik, called on the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) at the Hyderpora residence of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in Srinagar, today.

During the meeting, Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, apprised the delegation of the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian troops in the territory. Muhammad Yasin Malik could not attend the meeting due to being under detention.

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Srinagar, Bandipora, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam and other areas on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership against the killing of youth and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Mir Hafeezullah, by Indian troops.

All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders and activists including Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Bilal Sidiqui, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah, Khawaja Firdous, Shakeel Ahmad Butt, Abdur Rashid Lone, Showkat Ahmad, Arshad Ahmad, Ashiq Hussain and other hundreds of workers and youth held the protest demonstrations at Hyderpora and Rambheelgad.

Addressing people on the occasion, the leaders said Indian democracy stands completely exposed here in Kashmir. They said Indian bullets tear apart every Kashmiri irrespective of age, sex or status. »

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Says no colonial occupation continued forever

Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Riyaz Naikoo, has said that the UN resolutions call for holding plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir to ascertain the political will of the Kashmiri people but India does not implement them and keeps labeling Kashmir as its internal matter which goes against the legality and history of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested a leader of Tehreek-e-Wahdate-e-Islami, Muhammad Maqbool Magami in Badgam, today.

Muhammad Maqbool Magami was detained at Magam Police Station after he was summoned there early morning today. »

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has welcomed the adoption of the Pakistan-sponsored draft resolution on right to self-determination by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “We hail Pakistan ambassador to United Nations Maleeha Lodhi and Pakistan’s efforts to introduce its (Pakistan’s) resolution on the right to self-determination which was adopted unanimously in the UN with a record number of 83 countries supporting it.” »

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and other pro-freedom organizations have expressed concern over the shifting of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists to jails outside the territory.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said shifting of Kashmiri detainees to various Indian jails sans justification and the step clearly shows that no rule of law exist in occupied Kashmir is directly ruled by the lakhs of Indian forces’ personnel deployed in the territory. He said mass shifting of Kashmiri detainees to outside prisons is being done without informing their respective families which has added to the miseries’ of the parents whose loved ones have been languishing in jails for their only crime of demanding Kashmir resolution. »

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Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that no real democracy can prevail under India’s illegal occupation of the territory.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a tweet criticized New Delhi on the backdrop of Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolving the so-called Kashmir Assembly by calling it a murky tamasha of the Indian democracy. »

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Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyrs

Srinagar, November 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred six Kashmiri youth in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district, today.

According to Kashmir Media Service, The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation at Sekipora in Bijbehara area of the district. The troops also destroyed a residential house in the area. The martyred youth were identified as Azad Ahmed Malik, Basit Ishtiyaq Mir, Anees Shafi Butt, Atif Najar, Firdous Najar and Shahid Bashir. The operation was going on till last reports came in.

People took to the streets in Shalgund, Kanelwan, Dachnipora and Khanabal areas of the district and staged massive demonstrations against the killings. Indian troops and police used brute force against the protesters triggering severe clashes between the protesters and the forces’ personnel. »

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