Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) in its Majlis-e-Shoora meeting, today, thoroughly discussed overall political situation in the territory.

APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani presided over the meeting at his Hyderpora residence in Srinagar. The representatives of the constituents including Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Mohammad Rafique Ganie, Mohammad Yaseen Aataie, Khawaja Firdous Wani, Ghulam Mohammad Nagoo, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Mohammad Maqbool Magami, Yasmeen Raja, Masooda Ji, Arshid Aziz and Mubashir Iqbal attended the meeting. »

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Kashmiris’ self-determination globally acknowledged right

Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for a complete shutdown on Sunday to register protest against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the territory on that day.

the Joint Resistance Leadership in a joint statement issued in Srinagar, today, asked the Kashmiri people to halt their activities as a mark of protest against Modi’s visit on the day. It said it will also give a message to the whole world that the people of the territory will not relent in their peaceful struggle for the right to self-determination despite facing Indian oppression and tyranny. It said that Modi’s rule brought only miseries and agony to the Kashmiri people. The JRL added that the arrival of such a person who ordered killings, arrests and other iron-fist oppressive measures in the territory could not be an occasion of joy for the Kashmiris. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that justice continues to elude the family of Wamiq Farooq killed by Indian police in Srinagar in 2010.

Wamiq Farooq, a class 7th student, was killed when a teargas shell fired by the Indian police hit him at Rajouri Kadal in Srinagar on January 30, 2010.

Taking to Twitter, Mirwaiz said despite passing of nine years into the killing of Wamiq Farooq justice still eludes him till this day. “His grieved father and many others like him relentlessly continue their fight to seek justice for the brutal killings of their loved ones,” Mirwaiz tweeted on the ninth martyrdom anniversary of Wamiq Farooq. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of the mother of Tehreek-e- Mazahamat spokesman Shabbir Ahmad Zargar.

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui, in a statement issued in Srinagar condoled with party spokesman, Shabbir Ahmed Zargar on demise of his mother. He said that she was a dignified mother and her services and sacrifices for the Kashmir cause would always be remembered. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked the Kashmiris to observe a complete shutdown on Sunday (February 3) against Indian Prime Minister, Nerandra Modi’s visit to the territory. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, seven people including three women were injured in a grenade blast in Islamabad town, today.

Five civilians including three women and two Indian paramilitary personnel were injured in a blast outside Sher Bagh police post in the town.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital. More details are awaited.

Meanwhile, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza visited District Hospital, Janglatmandi, Islamabad, and inquired after the health of civilians including women injured in the blast. He on the occasion expressed solidarity with them and prayed for their speedy recovery.

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned ill-treatment being faced by Kashmiri political prisoners at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu and Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

The Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen, Zamruda Habib in a statement in Srinagar expressed concern over deteriorating health and continued illegal detention of the Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi and her associates, Nasreena and Fehmeeda Sofi and other political prisoners languishing in different jails. »

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‘Kashmiris’ struggle purely for right to self-determination’

Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while asking India to shun its aggressive approach on Kashmir, has stressed that New Delhi can’t suppress the Kashmiris’ sentiments and aspirations by adopting iron-fisted policy in the territory.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that this policy of repression adopted by India was responsible for the deteriorating situation in the territory. He was addressing a delegates’ session after one of the constituents of the Hurriyat forum, Bilal Ghani Lone-led Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference, changed its name to Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Independent Movement (JKPIM) at the forum’s Rajbagh headquarters in Srinagar. »

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Brussels, January 31 (KMS): Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) will organize an event of candlelight vigil in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, to express solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The programme will be arranged at 4:00pm on Monday in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day in front of main entrance of central station of Brussels, the EU headquarters.

A large number of people from all walks of life as well as representatives of different NGOs including members of human rights organizations are expected to attend the event. »

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Torturing of youth by police in Awantipora condemned

Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, expressing deep concern over the miserable plight of Kashmiri political prisoners has demanded their immediate release.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that many Kashmiris had been rotting in jails of occupied Kashmir and India for the past several years. He said that most of the prisoners had been denied a fair chance to defend themselves in courts. He deplored the silence of world human rights organizations over the continued illegal detention of the Kashmiri political prisoners. He also condemned nocturnal raids on the residences of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Mufti Abdul Ahad, and his brother, Muhammad Shafi Rathar at Tarzoo in Sopore area of Baramulla and arrest of Mufti Ahad and his two nephews. »

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