Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has appealed people to hold a candlelight vigil and torch processions tomorrow evening against the ongoing killing spree in Kashmir.
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Shutdown in many areas against killings, polls drama

Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two persons including a teenage girl who were injured in the firing of Indian troops in Kulgam and Badgam districts succumbed to their injuries, today.

The 14-year-old girl, Muskan Jan, was critically injured when the troops resorted to indiscriminate firing after an attack by unknown gunmen at an army camp in Khudwani on Thursday. She succumbed to her injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar, today. A youth shot at by the troops near an army camp in Chattergam area of Badgam last evening breathed his last at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, today. Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of Muskan in her native area amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Complete shutdown was observed in Islamabad, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian districts, today, to mourn the killings of six youth by Indian troops in Bijbehara, yesterday. After several rounds of funeral prayers, one of the martyred youth, Firdous Ahmad Mir, was laid to rest in his native Machpuna area in Pulwama district, today. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in the poll-bound areas of the Kashmir valley on the occasion of the third phase of Panchayat elections, today.

Call for the shutdown was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to register protest against the holding of polls drama by the Indian authorities. All shops and other business establishments remained closed in the poll-bound areas of the Valley while public transport was off the road. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association and Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry held meetings with the visiting Norwegian and Belgium delegation led by former Prime Minister of Norway, Kjell Magne Bondevik, apprised the delegates about the grim situation of human rights in the territory.

A team of High Court Bar Association headed by its President Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom and comprising Aijaz Bedar, Muhammad Ashraf Butt, Aadil Asimi, Mufti Meraj-ud-din, Altaf Haqani, Arshad Andrabi and Bashir Sidiq met in Srinagar with the Norwegian and Belgian delegation headed by Kjell Magne Bondevik and including Ewald Poeran, Managing Director, World Forum for Ethics in Business, Belgium, and Inge Andersen, a Senior Consultant, the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. »

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Islamabad, November 24 (KMS): European Parliament will hold a hearing on human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir in January next year.

This was announced by Labour Party parliamentarian, Wajid Khan.

“After months of campaigning, I have secured a historic hearing on the human rights abuses in Kashmir in the European Parliament on 23 January 2019. For too long the world has turned a blind eye (to Kashmir),” Wajid Khan said on Twitter. »

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After multiple rounds of funeral prayers firdous laid to rest

Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in south Kashmir districts, today, to mourn the killings of six youth by Indian troops in Bijbehara, yesterday.

The youth Azad Ahmed Malik, Basit Ishtiyaq Mir, Anees Shafi Butt, Atif Hassan Najar, Shahid Bashir and Firdous Ahmad Mir were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation.

Complete shutdown is being observed in Islamabad, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian districts. All shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the road. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that Kashmir youth are fully conscious of the hazards and ill effects of slavery and are at the forefront of the struggle to liberate their homeland from Indian illegal occupation.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar paid glowing tributes to six youth who were martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Bijbehara area of Islamabad district, yesterday. He said, the brutality of India has crossed all the limits in occupied Kashmir, pushing the Kashmiri youth to the wall and then legalising their killings. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, lashing out at the pro-India political parties has said that while Kashmir is facing ultimate repression, these parties displayed extreme opportunism by remaining busy in the number game recently to grab power.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a gathering in Srinagar while commenting on the recent political developments and the subsequent dissolution of the so-called Kashmir Assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik said that pro-India parties – National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party, Congress and Peoples Conference – displayed extreme opportunism which was appalling, to say the least, as entire Kashmir is reeling under assault from all sides by the powers in control.” »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that India is victimizing the Kashmiri people for demanding their inalienable right to self-determination.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that south Kashmir had been subjected to ruthless Indian military offensive and the cost had been devastating in terms of innocent human casualties as well as infrastructure. »

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Srinagar, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the six youth martyred by Indian troops in Bijbehara area of Islamabad district, yesterday.

The troops killed the youth Azad Ahmed Malik, Basit Ishtiyaq Mir, Anees Shafi Butt, Atif Hassan Najar, Shahid Bashir and Firdous Ahmad Mir during a cordon and search operation.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement issued in Srinagar paying rich tributes to the martyrs said that the sacrifices of the Kashmiri youth had put a huge responsibility on Hurriyat leadership and people to carry forward their mission till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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