Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Baramulla district this evening.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Kalantara area of the district. »

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Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and the President of Mahaz-e-Azadi, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, today, along with a delegation visited Awantipora area of Pulwama and expressed solidarity with the family of shaheed Rizwan Asad.

Rizwan Assad died in the custody of Indian’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) at infamous Cargo interrogation centre in Srinagar on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

Addressing the mourners, Shabbir Ahmed Dar and Muhammad Iqbal Mir said the martyrdom of the highly qualified scholar speaks volumes about the state of affairs in occupied Kashmir. The gruesome murder in police custody has substantiated the United Nations and the US State Department reports regarding human rights violations by India in occupied Kashmir, they added. »

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Demos against teacher’s custodial killing

Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one Kashmiri youth in Hajin town of Bandipora district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a violent cordon and search operation in Mir Mohalla area of Hajin. The troops also launched similar operations in Wahab Parray Mohalla and Baniyari areas of Hajin. The occupation authorities suspended mobile internet services in Bandipora district. The troops also laid siege around Warpora and Kalantara areas of Baramulla district. The operations continued till last reports came in. »

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London, March 21 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has said that booking of its Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), and shifting him to Kot Bhalwal Jail, has raised many questions.

This was stated by various JKLF leaders during meetings with the UK Foreign office in London, the UN human rights officials at Geneva, and address to the protesters outside Indian High Commission in London. »

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Brussels, March 21 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has raised the extra-judicial killings in occupied Kashmir by the Indian forces, especially recent murder of a young Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Asad, with the members of European Parliament (MEPs).

Rizwan Asad, a resident of Awantipora area of Pulwama district of occupied Kashmir, was tortured to death in custody by India’s National Investigation Agency at an infamous torture center, Cargo Camp in Srinagar on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. »

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Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership, various trade oganisations, today, held a protest demonstration in Srinagar against the custodial killing of a school teacher, Rizwan Asad.

Scores of traders affiliated with Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF), Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK), Beopar Mandal S.R Gunj and other trade bodies participated in the joint protest held outside historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar.

The protesters said that the custodial killing of Rizwan Assad was a deep-rooted conspiracy.

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Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a large number of people including the family members of school teacher, Rizwan Asad, staged a protest demonstration in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, today, against his custodial killing.

Rizwan Assad died in the custody of Indian’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) at infamous Cargo interrogation centre in Srinagar on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, days after he was picked up by the NIA from his home in Awantipora. »

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Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the custodial killing of a school principal, Rizwan Asad, evoked more condemnation from Hurriyat leaders and organizations.

Rizwan Asad a resident of Awantipora area of Pulwama district associated with Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir was tortured to death in custody of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) during interrogation in Srinagar on the intervening night on Monday and Tuesday. »

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Justice continues to elude victims’ families even after 19 years

Srinagar, March 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, justice continues to elude the families of the victims of Chittisinghpora massacre even after the passing of 19 years to the incident.

Thirty-five members of Sikh community were killed in disguise by Indian troops in Chittisinghpora area of Islamabad district on March 20 in 2000 on the eve of the then US President, Bill Clinton’s visit to India.

Nanak Singh, 62, a member of local Gurdwara Prabhandak committee, is a witness to the massacre, who lost his 16-year-old son, Gurmeet Singh, 25-year-old brother Dalbeer Singh and three of his cousins in the gory incident. He said, “It was quarter to eight. The killers asked the villagers to come out of their houses and assemble at one place, saying that there was presence of mujahideen in the area.” »

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New Delhi, March 21 (KMS): A Delhi court has allowed the Indian Enforcement Directorate (ED) to quiz the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah, and others in connection with a fake case registered against them.

Special Judge, Rakesh Syal, allowed the probe agency to question Altaf Ahmed Shah, noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Watali, and Naval Kishore Kapoor, a UAE-based businessman.

The ED through special public prosecutor, Nitesh Rana, and lawyer, A R Aditya, sought three days between March 24 and April 05 to interrogate Altaf Ahmed Shah, Zahoor Watali and Kishore Kapoor, currently lodged at New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail, which the court allowed. »

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