Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders and activists, today, staged a peaceful protest in Maisuma area of Srinagar against ongoing Indian aggression in Kashmir valley. Protest was held as per the programme of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).

Muhammad Yasin Butt, Sheikh Abdul Rasheed, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Javed Ahmad Butt, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, Professor Javed, Muhammad Hanif Dar and others along with people from all walks of life participated in the protest.

The JKLF leaders addressing the protesters condemned the killings, vandalizing people’s properties and other oppressive acts of Indian troops in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, leaders and activists of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) held a peaceful protest after Friday prayers at Hyderpora in Srinagar, today, against the gross human rights violations, excessive use of pallet guns and shifting of political prisoners to Indian jails.

The APHC organized a peaceful protest outside the Hyderpora Masjid in Srinagar against the Indian state terrorism. A large number of leaders and people participated in the protest. »

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Sopore shuts on 2nd straight day against killing of youth

Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has deplored that India is using every brutal tactic to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, New Delhi is suffering from arrogance of power and has tried its best to muzzle the voice of Kashmiri people but has utterly failed in its nefarious designs. He said that the brutalities of trigger-happy

Indian troops had converted the paradise on the earth into a hell, suffocating every living creature in this piece of land.

The Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of the illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists. It said that the Indian authorities were prolonging the illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Aasiya Andrabi, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Peer Siafullah, Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Merajuddin Kalwal, Nahida Nasreen and Fehmeeda Sofi. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Hurriyat leaders led by Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and the Chairman of Young Men’s League, Imtiaz Ahmad Reshi, today, visited SMHS Hospital in Srinagar and enquired about the health of 18-month-old pellet victim, Hiba Jan.

The Hurriyat leaders expressed sympathy and solidarity with the parents of the victim child and prayed for her speedy recovery. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader Javaid Ahmad Mir has expressed grave concern over the miserable plight of the Kashmiri political detainees languishing in jails of India and the territory.

Javaid Ahmad Mir addressing public gatherings in Tangpora and Bemina areas of Srinagar deplored that the UN and the international human rights organizations including Asia Watch and Amnesty International had failed to stop human rights violations and atrocities by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir. He said that the mother of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Farooq Ahmad Dar, passed away but he was not even allowed to participate in her funeral prayers. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War and Abdul Samad Inqilabi, have paid glowing tributes to renowned Islamic scholar and liberation leader, Shams-ul-Haq, on the eve of his martyrdom anniversary.

Engineer Hilal Ahmad War in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shams-ul-Haq was not only a mujahid commander but also a scholar, an icon and an institution. He said that by sacrificing his life for freedom struggle, Shams-ul-Haq conveyed a message that the Kashmiris would continue their freedom struggle till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Sopore area of Baramulla district on the second successive day, today, to mourn the killing of two youth by Indian troops.

The troops martyred the youth, Owais Ahmad Butt and Tahir Ramzan Dar, during a cordon and search operation in Gund Brath area of the district, yesterday. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, seven persons including two minors were killed and three others injured in a road accident in Reasi district.

An overloaded car, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge, leaving seven persons dead and three others injured at Damasgali Bhomag in Sujandhar area of the district, an local police official said.

The car carrying bharatis was heading towards Chourakote from Sujandhar when the accident took place. The injured, the official said, were shifted to Jammu hospital. »

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Srinagar, December 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that New Delhi has given its troops a licence to commit brutalities on the people of the territory.

Muhammad Yasin Malik said this while talking to the victims of Indian state terrorism at Mujgund and the parents of pellet victim, Hiba Jan, at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar. »

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Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

UN High Commissioner’s June 2018 report on Human Rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir, is first major UN interest in Kashmir. It has exploded the myth that India is unaccountable and unassailable in its human rights record. People of Kashmir should not subscribe to any such narrative that the world has been overtaken by economic interests and power politics and turn a blind eye to human suffering. We need to perfect our art of storytelling.

Prima facie it may look like that, but the regular defeat of USA, Israel and a few countries in the General Assembly vote on Palestine, the establishment of UN Investigation Commission to investigate the war crimes in Gaza, establishment and extension of a UN Investigation Commission to investigate the war crimes in Yemen and UN Special Rapporteur’s report on the Poverty in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, are examples that prove otherwise. »

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