London, February 17 (KMS): The members of UK and European Parliament and Kashmiri leaders, expressing concern over the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir, demanding peaceful settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

The members of UK and European Parliament and Kashmiri leaders were addressing a seminar. The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Self Determination Movement International, UK, Raja Najabat Hussain chaired the seminar while opposition leader in AJK Legislative Assembly, Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin was chief guest on the occasion. »

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Patna, February 17 (KMS): At least 40 traders from Kashmir were forced to close their shops in Patna, Bihar, and return to their motherland after a Hindu mob attacked them with sticks and rods and asked them to leave the city, immediately.

A report published by Times of India said that at least four Kashmiri traders were injured one, Mazid Ahmed, seriously. »

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2000 Muslims taking shelter in Jammu masjid
Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in all districts of the Kashmir Valley and Banihal in Jammu region as a mark of protest against the attacks by Hindu mobs on the Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

Call for the strike was given by several trade bodies including the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum and Kashmir Economic Alliance, and was supported by High Court Bar Association of the occupied territory. All shops and other business establishments were closed and public transport was off the roads. The authorities suspended mobile Internet services in the territory. Strict restrictions were imposed to prevent anti-India protests. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities have withdrawn the so-called security cover from the Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabbir Ahmad Shah on the pretext of Pulwama blast and consequent killings.

Earlier after chairing a high-level meeting at the end of his visit to Kashmir, Rajnath Singh had said, “I have asked the officials concerned to review their security.” All security and vehicles will stand withdrawn by today evening, the media reports said. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the mother of Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Saleem Haroon, died in Srinagar, today.

A large number of people and resistance leaders and activists including JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Bashir Ahmad Butt, Ghulam Rasool, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Mushtaq Ajmal and Zafar Akbar Butt participated in the funeral prayers of Haroon Saleem’s mother at Budsha Nagar in Srinagar, today

Members of Kashmiri community visited the residence of Saleem Haroon in Rawalpindi to express condolences with him.

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Guwahati, February 17 (KMS): A college professor was suspended over a Facebook post after she blamed the Indian army for atrocities on civilians in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

An Assistant Professor of the English department at Guwahati’s Icon Academy Junior College, Papri Banerjee on February 14, had said the army was involved in carnage in the valley.

The Professor was put under the suspension and reportedly has received many threats of rape and lynching on the social media. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, shutdown is being observed in all district headquarters of the Kashmir including Srinagar as a mark of protest against attacks by Hindu mobs on Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

Call for the strike has been given by the several trade bodies including the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum and Kashmir Economic Alliance and was supported by High Court Bar Association of the occupied territory. »

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Jammu, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the situation continues to tense in Jammu for the third consecutive day, today, as more than 2000 people have taken shelter in a masjid in Bathindi area in Jammu, fearing attacks form Hindu extremists.

A resident of Bhatindi, Nouman Manzoor, said, “Over 2000 people are stationed at Makkah Masjid in Bathindi right now and more people are pouring in. These people include stranded Kashmir-bound passengers and people living in sensitive zones of Jammu district.” »

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Chandigarh, February 17 (KMS): Former leader of opposition and President of Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP), Sukhpal Singh Khaira, has said that the Indian army and forces’ personnel are involved in excesses like rape and fake encounters in Kashmir.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira made the remarks on Facebook, today, while travelling in a car. While reacting to Pulwama blast, he went on to add that there were some legitimate grievances of Kashmiris, which needed to be addressed, reported The Indian Express. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has condemned the harassment and intimidation of Kashmiri Muslims in Jammu and India.

The HCBA members took out a procession from District Court Complex, Srinagar, in which hundreds of lawyers participated and raised slogans against all the communal and fanatic forces. »

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