Human rights body asks DGP IOK to respond

Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has directed the Director General of Police to respond to a plea which calls for exempting school buses and ambulances from traffic restrictions during movement of Indian forces’ convoys.

After the February 14 Pulwama incident, the authorities had announced that civilian vehicles would have to stop when Indian forces’ convoys pass by. »

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Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the allegations leveled against the illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, are baseless.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar while commenting on the dossier of slapping draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on Muhammad Yasin Malik said these are known to everybody and people very well understand the mindset behind such unjustified accusations. »

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Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) has condemned the summoning of the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, by India’s National Investigation Agency to New Delhi for questioning and ban on Jamaat-e-Islami in the territory by the Indian authorities.

The EJAC in a meeting chaired by its President, Fayaz Ahmed Shabnam, in Srinagar discussed the prevailing situation in the valley. »

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Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unidentified gunmen killed a civilian in Pulwama district.

The gunmen killed 36-year-old Manzoor Ahmed Lone near Higher Secondary School in Gulzarpora area of the district.

On the other hand, people expressed resentment through honking the horn of their vehicles when they were stopped for half an hour to pave way for a convoy of Indian paramilitary forces near Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) continuing its intimidating actions has issued fresh summons to the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, to appear for questioning at its headquarters in New Delhi in connection with a false case registered against him.

The NIA in a notice has asked Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to appear before it at its headquarters in New Delhi on March 18, media reports quoting officials of the agency as having said.

The NIA had on February 26 raided the residences of several Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Yasmeen Raja, Zafar Akbar Butt and Dr Naseem Gilani, the son of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, in connection with the false cases registered against them »

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