Says Kashmiris deprived of basic amenities in biting cold

Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced the frequent cordon and search operations by Indian troops in south Kashmir, terming the act as a collective punishment.

Mirwaiz addressing a gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, said that it was grossly inhuman on part of the Indian government that even in this severe cold as mercury had dipped to minus 8 degree Celsius, men, women and children were forcibly brought out of their homes during these operations. He demanded that these operations should be immediately stopped. »

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Kashmir only place where bullets fired in air killing people

Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a report submitted by the Deputy Commissioner and the SSP of Kupwara before the Human Rights Commission of the territory has said that a youth Fayaz Ahmed Wani of Chew Kalan area of Pulwama was killed after Indian troops fired in self-defence on September 3, 2018.

The official reply came in response to a petition filed by the Chairman of International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in the funeral prayers of a martyred youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth, Ashfaq Ahmed Wani, an MBA degree holder, during a cordon and search operation in Karewas Renzipora area of the district. »

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New Delhi, December 28 (KMS): A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist was denied re-entry into India.

Cathal McNaughton, the chief photographer at wire agency, Reuters’ Delhi office, was sent back from the New Delhi airport after his arrival from an overseas trip.

McNaughton, an Irish national, who won the Pulitzer Prize in May 2018, travelled to Jammu and Kashmir and also reported from the territory. »

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Forceful demos against killing spree in IOK

Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a youth, Ashfaq Ahmed Wani, during a cordon and search operation in Karewas Renzipora area of Pulwama district, today.

Massive demonstrations erupted in Pulwama, Awantipora, Islamabad, Shopian and other areas of south Kashmir against the killing of the youth. Indian police and troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, injuring several persons including a journalist. Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of the martyred youth in his native Koil village in Pulwama district. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Complete shutdown was observed in most parts of south Kashmir where the occupation authorities suspended mobile internet and train services. The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in a statement in Srinagar paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Imtiaz Ahmae Reshi, has said that India cannot defeat the Kashmiris’ resolve as youth are offering huge sacrifices.

Imtiaz Ahmad Reshi addressing people at Pothkah in Sopore said that the Kashmir dispute should be resolved in its historical perspective and keeping in view the sentiments of the Kashmiri people.

He said the way Pakistan is advocating right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people is a source of encouragement for the Kashmiris. Pakistan and people of Kashmir need to highlight Kashmir dispute at the United Nations, he added. He said peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute is in the interest of the entire south Asian region. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed profound grief over the demise of an intellectual, writer and teacher Professor Hamidi Kashmiri who passed away the other day.

Muhammad Yasin Malik visited his bereaved family and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.

In his address, the JKLF chairman, while paying tributes to the deceased, said that he was an upright man who had a loving and caring heart and love for Kashmir. He recalled late Professor’s courage and passion for standing for truth and the oppressed. He said in 1992, when he (Yasin Malik) started an indefinite hunger strike against Operation Tiger by Indian forces, late professor Hamidi, not caring for his position as vice chancellor, joined protest camp in Srinagar organized to express solidarity with the oppressed. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people including a girl were injured when Indian police and troops used brute force on peaceful protesters in Baramulla district, today.

Hundreds of people including women gathered, today, in the main market of Kunzer in the district to demand the whereabouts of a missing youth, Shakir Mushtaq Sheikh. The Indian forces’ personnel resorted to brute force and fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring many of them. The injured were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth, Ashfaq Ahmed Wani, an MBA degree holder, during a cordon and search operation in Karewas Renzipora area of the district.

People took to the streets in Pulwama and Islamabad towns and started forceful demonstrations against the killing of the youth. Indian police and troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. The clashes were going on till last reports came in. The occupation authorities have suspended mobile internet service in Pulwama. »

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has condemned the nocturnal raids and arrests of youth by Indian troops and police in Pulwama district.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said Indian forces’ personnel have wrecked havoc in nook and corner of the territory and arresting the people during raids on false charges thus creating a sense of insecurity among the youth. He said that such coercive measures could not dampen the Kashmiris’ passions for pursuing their cherished goal of freedom from Indian yoke. New Delhi is pushing Kashmir youth including those pursuing degrees, to the wall, he deplred. »

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