Protest in Srinagar against forced disappearances

Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has urged the United Nations, the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China to expedite their moral, diplomatic and political efforts to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar asked the international community to prevent India from carrying out barbarism, ruthless killings, incarceration of political activists and gross violations of human rights in occupied Kashmir. The APHC chairman termed the Kashmir dispute as an outcome of non-compliance of the 1947 formula for the Partition of India and stressed early settlement of the Kashmir issue through grant of right to self-determination, guaranteed by the United Nations. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): The three main convicts in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua have been awarded life imprisonment by the special court in Pathankot on today.

Convicts Sanji Ram, Parvesh Kumar and Deepak Khajuria were booked under Sections 363 (kidnapping), 302 (murder), 376D (gangrape) and 120(B) criminal conspiracy of the Ranbir Penal Code. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Akingam village of Islamabad district in South Kashmir.

A joint team of Indian Army’s 19 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) participated in the operation. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of men and women associated with Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Monday staged a sit-in protest at Partap Park in Srinagar demanding justice for the disappeared family members.

The protesters mostly elderly persons holding banners and placards demanded the whereabouts of their kith and kin who were subjected to enforced disappearances in Kashmir since 1989. The family members of the disappeared youth castigated the authorities for being indifferent to their pain and agony. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): A special Court of Pathankot has convicted six accused in the rape and murder case of an 8-year Muslim girl, Asifa, in Kathua district.

Those convicted by the special court include Sanji Ram, Anand Dutta, Parvesh Kumar, Deepak Khajuria, Surender Verma and Tilak Raj. Sanjhi Ram, a village head, was the mastermind of the gruesome incident, while Deepak Khajuria and Surender Verma were Special Police Officers and Tilak Raj was a police head constable. The other accused, Vishal, son of main accused Sanjhi Ram, has been acquitted of the charges. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League visited the residences of martyrs in Pulwama and Islamabad districts and extended their sympathies with the bereaved families.

The delegation was led by Muhammad Rafiq Ganai. While speaking to the mourners in Penjran, Pulwama, and Nowgam, Islamabad, he said, “India instead of taking measures to resolve the long-pending Kashmir dispute in its historical perspective wants to thrust its choice on the Kashmiri people through the barrel of gun.” »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has paid rich tributes to Tufail Mattoo on the eve of his 9th martyrdom anniversary.

Tufail Mattoo, a student of 9th class, was killed after being hit by a teargas shell fired by Indian police near Ghani Memorial Stadium in Srinagar on this day in 2010 when he was returning home from tuition. His killing had triggered massive anti-India demonstrations in the territory and over 120 protesters were martyred by Indian troops and police personnel within a period of three months in 2010. »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): The Global cab service providers, Ola and Uber, are unwilling to start their operations in occupied Kashmir due to the frequent internet shutdowns imposed, time and again, by the Indian occupational authorities in the Valley.

Officials in the IOK Transport department while talking to the media persons in Srinagar confirmed that “the authorities had approached both the service providers multiple times to start their operations in the valley, but the biggest obstacle they say they will face is the internet suspension.” »

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Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has urged the United Nations and other world powers including the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China to expedite their moral, diplomatic and political efforts to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, while strongly reacting to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertions, which he made while addressing the Maldivian parliament in Male stressed the world powers to deter India from unleashing barbarism, ruthless killings, incarceration of political activists and gross violation of human rights in occupied Kashmir. »

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