Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders and activists staged a peaceful protest, today, after Friday prayers at Hyderpora in Srinagar against the killing and arrest spree unleashed by the Indian forces across the territory.

Those who participated in the protest included Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Mohammad Yaseen Aataie, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Devender Sigh Behal, Khawaja Firdous, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah, Syed Imtiyaz Haider, Muhammad Maqbool Magami, Rameez Raja, Mohammad Rafiq Shah, Abdul Hameed Ilahi, Ab. Rashid Dar, Arshid Hussain Bhat, Mubashir Ahmad Bhat, Nisar Ahmad Bhat, Ashiq Hussain Sofi and Abdul Ahad Dar. A large number of common people also took part in the demonstration. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, leaders and activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), today, held a peaceful protest demonstration in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, against ongoing carnage of the Kashmiris, the prolonged and repeated detention of JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and others, Pulwama massacre and other oppressive measures by Indian forces. Other such protests were held at many places in Europe.

Party leaders, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Mir Muhammad Zaman, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Javed Ahmad Butt, Professor Javed, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, Ali Muhammad Acxhen and others participated in the protest. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that under a well-planned conspiracy resistance leaders are being arrested to break the resolve of Kashmiris.

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the arrest of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and his associates and implicating them on false charges.

He said that arresting resistance leaders and lodging them in jails to weakent the liberation movement was also tried in the past but failed to yield results for Delhi and same old methods were being employed which were also destined to fail. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of pro-India National Conference, Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, has said that draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), is the reason behind every killing taking place in the territory at the hands of Indian Army.

Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal lauded the former Indian Supreme Court judge, Justice Markand Katju, for his anti-Army remarks over killings in occupied Kashmir. He said Justice Katju should be hailed for equating the Pulwama tragedy to Jalianwallah Bagh massacre. »

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JKML leader booked under draconian PSA for 10th time

Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people defying strict restrictions held forceful demonstrations in Pulwama district, today, against the killing of eleven youth by Indian troops on Saturday last.

Defying restrictions, thousands of people in many mosques of Pulwama, Shopian and other areas of south Kashmir districts took to the streets soon after the Juma prayers and held massive demonstrations. They raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Indian police and troops fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. Many clerics and the Coordination Committee Pulwama had asked people to protest against the killings. Meanwhile, complete shutdown continued for the 7th consecutive day, today, in Pulwama town against the killings. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM), Zafar Akbar Butt, has said that killing and arrest by Indian forces cannot suppress the Kashmiris’ freedom sentiment.

Zafar Akbar Butt addressing gatherings in different areas of Baramulla under mass contact programme, today, said that dialogue is the only way forward to settle the lingering Kashmir dispute. He said New Delhi’s iron fist policy will not stand for long and meaningful and result-oriented Dialogue is imperative for resolving the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Imtiaz Ahmed Reshi has said that Kashmir has been converted into police state where innocent youth are being killed on daily basis.

Imtiaz Ahmed Reshi along with a party delegation, today, visited Shopian to express sympathy and solidarity with the families of the martyred youth.

Speaking to the bereaved families he said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not go waste. He alsoprayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace. »

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Shutdown in the town continues for 7th consecutive day

Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities imposed restrictions in Pulwama town and its adjoining areas, today, to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the recent killing of eleven Kashmiri youth by Indian troops.

The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation and by opening fire on peaceful protesters in Sirnoo area of Pulwama district on December 15. »

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Jammu, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has said that Indian troops are killing innocent youth during cordon and search operations across the territory.

The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu deplored that Indian forces’ personnel were targeting Kashmiri youth and if such situation continued Kashmir would be deprive of talented and educated youth. »

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Srinagar, December 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF) has strongly condemned the continued illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders including party Chairman, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, languishing in New Delhi’s Tihar jail.

A JKNF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Even after passing of one-and-a-half-year, Indian agencies have not succeeded in proving anything against the illegally detained resistance leaders, including Nayeem Khan.” »

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