Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Faisal Nazir, in Islamabad district.

The troops martyred Faisal Nazir and another youth during a cordon and search operation in Kokernag area of the district, yesterday.

Defying strict restrictions imposed by the occupation authorities in Islamabad town, people flooded the KP Road area of the town to participate in the funeral prayers of Faisal Nazir. People in large numbers from neighbouring districts of Shopian and Kulgam also joined the funeral prayers of the martyred youth. The participants of the funeral raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid rich tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in Kokernag area of Islamabad district.

Hurriyat leader, Mushtaq-ul-Islam in a statement issued in Srinagar said Indian authorities are denying the political space to the Kashmiri youth and trampling basic rights in the territory. He also condemned the forces’ unjustified action against civilians in Sopore and Kulgam. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Islamabad town, today, against the killing of an engineering student and another youth by Indian troops.

The troops martyred the student, Faisal Nazir, along with another youth during a cordon and search operation in Kokernag area of the district, yesterday.

All business establishments remain closed while the public traffic is also off the road in the town, today. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several youth were injured in the violent actions of Indian forces in Sopore, Ganderbal and Pulwama areas.

Several students sustained injuries after Indian forces fired pellets and teargas shells on students during anti-India and pro-freedom protests in Ganderbal, Pulwama and Sopore areas. »

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People stage demo against desecration of graves

Jammu, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a peaceful protest demonstration in Poonch district of Jammu region against the digging and desecration of a graveyard by Indian Army for construction of posts and bunkers.

The residents of Sabra Gali village in Mendhar area of the district staged a peaceful protest against the Indian army’s provocative action.

The protesters told media that the personnel of army unit at Sabra Gali started digging graveyard on Tuesday morning and people immediately confronted them. They said that they also approached the concerned army unit and police station Balakote with regard to the desecration of the graves. »

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Hurriyat leaders demand detainees’release

Jammu, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem has condemned the flagrant human rights violations by Indian forces across the territory saying that Jammu and Kashmir has been turned into a police state.

Mir Shahid Saleem while addressing a Nazool-e-Quran conference at Thanamandi in Rajouri area of Jammu region said that all basic and fundamental rights of the people are being violated by India and its occupation authorities in occupied Kashmir. The conference was organised by JKPM to highlight the eternal and universal message of the Holy Quran. »

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Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a civilian was shot at and injured by unidentified gunmen in Sopore area of Baramulla district on Tuesday evening.

Unknown gunmen fired upon the civilian Farooz Ahmad Gojri after barging into his house in Zaloora area of Sopore, leaving him injured. »

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Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Awami Action Committee (AAC), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has paid rich tributes to prominent Kashmir intellectual, Ambassador Muhammad Yousuf Buch, who passed away in New York, a few days ago.

The ACC held a condolence meeting at its headquarters at Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal, in Srinagar said that Ambassador Buch was a close aide of Muhajir-e-Milat, Mufasir-e-Quran Maulana Muhammad Yousuf Shah (RA). It said, the deceased played a pivotal role towards the Kashmiris’ struggle for right to self-determination and deserved richest tributes for his great contributions that will always be remembered. »

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Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai while remembering the rape-and-murder victims, Aasiya and Nilofar on their 10th martyrdom anniversary said that they lost their chastity and life only because they belonged to an oppressed territory.

Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, termed, the 30th may 2009 Shopian incident as a great tragedy. He said the incident is not a case of isolation; it is a leaf out of the history of gravest human rights abuses and absolute impunity. He paid his highest homage to the two sisters. »

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Clashes between students, troops

Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth during a cordon and search operation in Kukarnag area of Islamabad district, today.

The killings triggered intensive clashes between the local youth and the forces’ personnel. In another incident, a teen age boy was killed and another injured after a mortar shell went off in Bandipora district. The boys were playing in an open field when suddenly a mortar shell of Indian army exploded in Gurez area of the district.

The Joint Resistance Leadership in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the extension of judicial remand of illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik by a National Investigation Agency court upto July 7. The JRL said that the illegal detention of Muhammad Yasin Malik was being prolonged in violation of fundamental human rights. »

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