Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that they are in constant touch with the Bar Association as the crucial hearing of Article 35 A is again scheduled for February 20 and 21. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has paid tributes to three Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Pinglan Pulwama, today. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, around 200 youth turned up on Monday at the Awami Action Committee’s office in Rajouri Kadal Srinagar and volunteered themselves to guard Mirwaiz Umar Farooq a day after the authorities withdrew his security cover. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): The global rights watchdog, Amnesty International has urged Indian government to ensure that ordinary Kashmiris aren’t attacked or harassed in the aftermath of Pulwama blast.

The Amnesty in a statement said the authorities in India must ensure that ordinary Kashmiri women and men do not face targeted attacks, harassment and arbitrary arrests.

Quoting media reports the watchdog said Kashmiri university students and traders in northern Indian states, primarily Uttarakhand, Haryana and Bihar, have been beaten, threatened, and intimidated by Hindu nationalist groups. »

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Major among five troops killed in attack

Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred four Kashmiris in Pulwama district, today.

The martyrs including one 46-year-old Mushtaq Ahmad Butt were killed during a cordon and search operation by the troops in Pinglena area of the district. The killings led to clashes between the protesters and the troops in the area. Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders in their statements paid tributes to the martyrs. Five Indian soldiers including a Major identified as DS Dondial were killed and six including Deputy Inspector General of Police Amit Kumar , a brigadier, a Lt. Colonel and three soldiers were injured in an attack in the same area of Pulwama district. »

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Seoul, February 18 (KMS): Korean professors have declared the use of pellet guns by the Indian occupational forces in occupied Kashmir as contrary to the International Humanitarian Law.

The professors addressing a workshop on International Humanitarian Law in the context of Kashmir dispute, which was organized at the Korea Press Club by the Embassy of Pakistan, Seoul. »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani has strongly condemned the rampage and brutalities against Muslims in Jammu.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Nobody on earth particularly Kashmiris rejoice and celebrate the human loss of any race, region or religion—as our oppressor distributes sweets when dozens of our youth are gunned down by their “brave soldiers”. »

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Kerala, February 18 (KMS): CPI-M General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has said that the return of Narendra Modi to power will be the “death knell” of all the constitutional institutions in India.

The communist leader was speaking at an inauguration of the northern region ‘Kerala Samrakshana Yatra’ at Kasargod in Kerala. »

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Maharashtra, February 18 (KMS): Renowned social activist and religious leader from India, Swami Agnivesh, has said that no people from Pakistan came to carry out the Pulwama blast.

Agnivesh in a media interview in Maharashtra said, “To blame Pakistan is a different question but the important thing is that the local element was involved in the audacious attack that killed so many troopers.” While criticizing the BJP politics over the blast, he said, “A particular political party is eager to incite trouble and cash votes from people in the upcoming Parliament elections.” »

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Srinagar, February 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Ram Madhav, has said that the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani and the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik have never enjoyed any security cover from the authorities.

Ram Madhav taking to social networking site, twitter, wrote: “Several people asking about Syed Ali Gilani and Yasin Malik may note that they neither enjoy any security cover nor another facility from the authorities.” »

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