Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, mother and sister of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, have said that they are extremely worried about his well-being.

Addressing a press conference at the Malik’s Maisuma residence, today, they appealed to the people to pray for the JKLF chief who has been remanded to judicial custody till May 24. »

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18 journalists killed, scores injured in IOK since 1989: report

Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Shopian district of south Kashmir, today.

The troops martyred the youth identified as Lateef Ahmed Dar, Tariq Molvi and Shariq Ahmad Negroo during a violent cordon and search operation in Adkhara area of the district. Earlier, an Indian soldier was injured in an attack in the same area. The killings triggered massive anti-India demonstrations in the area. Indian police and troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring more than twenty persons. Three of the injured were referred to Srinagar hospitals for specialised treatment. Reports of demonstrations and clashes were also received from Lal Chowk, Reshi Bazar and Old Town areas of Islamabad after the killing of the youth in Shopian. The occupation authorities imposed strict restrictions in Shopian district and snapped internet services across south Kashmir. The authorities also suspended train service from Srinagar to Banihal. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has paid glowing tributes the three youth, Lateef Ahmed, Tariq Ahmed and Shariq Ahmed, martyred by Indian troops in Shopian, today.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said the pain of losing loved ones can well be felt by the Kashmiri people who see the dance of death and who shoulder the coffins of their loved ones almost every day for the political and basic rights. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has praised the resolve and unflinching stance of its illegally detained Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, on the long-pending Kashmir dispute.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said Shabbir Shah despite his serious ailments is bravely resisting the hardships of Tihar Jail. He expressed serious concern over the pathetic condition of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of India and the occupied territory especially in Tihar Jail. He said despite being political prisoners they are denied every right guaranteed in the jail manual. Revengeful attitude of the rulers in Delhi has crossed every limit of heartlessness and insensitivity, he deplored. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi (MeA) led by its President, Muhammad Iqbal MIr, visited the residence of illegally detained ailing Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and expressed solidarity with his family members.

The delegates on the occasion praised Muhammad Yasin Malik for his services and contribution in the ongoing freedom movement. They said the arrest of the JKLF Chairman in fake cases and shifting him to Tihar jail in New Delhi has proved the frustration of the authorities. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced the mass arrests of youth during nocturnal raids in various areas of Pulwama and Shopian districts.

The Hurriyat forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the harassment caused to the people in the dead of night and whisking away a large number of youth reflected open aggression of the occupation authorities against the people of Kashmir. »

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18 mediamen killed, scores injured since 1989: report

Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): Occupied Kashmir is one of the most dangerous places of the world where people associated with the press and media are performing their professional duties in the most difficult circumstances and situation.

According to a report released by Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, today, eighteen journalists have been confirmed as being killed while performing their duties during the Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation struggle since 1989. They included Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Mushtaq Ali, Muhammad Shaban Wakeel, a woman scribe Aasiya Jeelani, Ghulam Muhammad Lone, Ghulam Rasool Azad, Pervez Muhammad Sultan, Shujaat Bukhari, Ali Muhammad Mahajan, Syed Ghulam Nabi, Altaf Ahmed Fakhtoo, Saidan Shafi, Tariq Ahmed, Abdul Majid Butt and Javed Ahmed Mir. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, more than twenty persons were injured due to the use of brute force on peaceful protesters in Shopian district, today.

People took to the streets in Adkhara area of the district, today, to protest against the killing of three youth by Indian troops. Indian police and troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering intense clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel.

More than twenty persons sustained injuries in brutal actions of the forces. Three of the injured were referred to Srinagar hospitals for specialised treatment.

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has hailed the contribution of the press fraternity of the territory in highlighting the sufferings of the people.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, today, said censoring media is aimed at censoring the truth, adding the press in Kashmir, despite pulls and pressures, has let the truth prevail. »

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New Delhi, May 03 (KMS): Continuing with its acts of harassing the Hurriyat leadership and their families, India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday issued another summons to grandson of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

The NIA in its summons has asked Syed Ali Gilani’s grandson, Anees-ul-Islam, to appear before the investigating agency at its headquarters in New Delhi for questioning on Monday (May 06).

Anees is the son of illegally detained APHC leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah, who is presently lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail in a fake case registered against him. »

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