Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has strongly condemned the custodial killing of a 28-year-old school teacher, Rizwan Asad Pandit who was picked up by the Special Operations Group and National Investigation Agency a few days ago and was brutally killed in custody at SOG’s Cargo camp, today. »

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JRL calls for strike in IOK tomorrow

Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Jamaat-e-Islami activist and school principal was tortured to death in the custody of the India’s National Investigating Agency in Srinagar during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

The 28-year-old Jamaat activist identified as Rizwan Asad, who was arrested by the sleuths of National Investigation Agency from Awantipora area of Pulwama district, three days ago, was killed at the infamous Indian torture center, Cargo camp, which is run by the Special Operations Group. Asad, an M.Phil in organic chemistry, was a principal at a private school in Awantipora, Pulwama district. »

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Condemn school teacher’s custodial killing, summon to Mirwaiz

Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Kashmir University, Srinagar, held a protest demonstration, today, against the summoning of Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, by India’s National Investigation Agency for questioning in New Delhi and against the killing of a school teacher in custody.

A student of the varsity told media that scores of students marched in the campus of the university denouncing the killing of school teacher and Jamaat-e-Islami activist, Rizwan Asad Pandit, in custody and NIA summons to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. »

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Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, today, said that the custodial killing of a school teacher has once again exposed the helplessness of the people of the territory.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq taking to the twitter said, “Distraught at the brutal custodial killing of young Rizwan Asad of Awantipora. The brutal killing has once again exposed the helplessness, vulnerability and insecurity of the lives of Kashmiris….” »

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Luton, March 19 (KMS): Speakers at a conference in Luton, UK, while condemning the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir have said that the prevailing tension between Pakistan and India over the unresolved Kashmir dispute has brought the two nuclear-armed countries to the brink of war.

These views were expressed by speakers at a Kashmir conference organized by Alex Mayer, a British Member of the European Parliament for the Labour Party. »

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Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a petition was filed in the High Court challenging the extension of 77th and 103rd amendments to the Indian Constitution to Jammu and Kashmir through a presidential order, earlier this month, and sought quashing and striking down of the Ordinance, forthwith.

Advocates Mohammad Ashraf Butt and Aadil Asimi filed the petition on the grounds that the Constitution of India does not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, spontaneous shutdown was observed in Srinagar, Awantipora and other areas of the territory, today, against the murder of a school principal during custody in India’s National Investigation Agency.

The youth identified as Rizwan Asad, a resident of Awantipora area of Pulwama district and an activist of Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir, was tortured to death in NIA custody in Srinagar during the intervening night on Monday and Tuesday. »

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Islamabad, March 19 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter at a meeting in Islamabad, today, urged the international community to take notice of the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

The meeting, which was presided over by the APHC-AJK Convener, Syed Abdullah Gilani, expressed concern over the deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and said that the Indian forces were committing atrocities on innocent Kashmiri people. »

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Several injured during protests against custodial killing

Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a youth, teacher by profession, arrested by India’s National Investigating Agency (NIA) was tortured to death in custody, today.

The youth identified as Rizwan Pandit was arrested by the NIA sleuths from Awantipora area of Pulwama, last month, and lost his life due to torture during custody at the infamous Cargo camp run by Special Operations Group (SOG) of Indian police in Srinagar. »

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US report recognition of people, leadership’s stand: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has once again decided not to travel to New Delhi to appear before India’s National Investigation Agency for questioning in a fake case registered against him.

Mirwaiz’s lawyer wrote to the NIA that his client was facing an assassination threat and he should, therefore, be questioned in Srinagar. His lawyer, Advocate Aijaz Ahmed Dhar, had in his first letter also cited hostile atmosphere and security concerns as major reasons for his inability to travel to Delhi. In his fresh response, Mirwaiz’s counsel wrote, “It is unfortunate that his client has not received any express response to his earlier communication.” »

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