Mirwaiz urges India, Pakistan to settle Kashmir dispute

Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities disallowed the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, to attend a book fair at the Kashmir University in Srinagar, today.

A posse of Indian troops and police personnel stationed outside the Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Gilani didn’t allow him to step out of his house. The APHC Chairman was supposed to attend the Urdu Book Fair on the invitation of the university students and deliver a lecture. Syed Ali Gilani is under continued house detention since 2010.

On the other hand, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, addressing the 56th Founding Day of his party, Awami Action Committee, at its headquarters in Srinagar urged India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute in the interest of humanity and peace. He said that the Awami Action Committee was founded with a view to give voice to the Kashmiris and their genuine demand for the resolution of Kashmir dispute in a peaceful manner. The Mirwaiz in an interview said that India should take initiative to start the stalled dialogue process to settle the dispute and all such sincere efforts would get the desired response from the Hurriyat leadership. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Javaid Ahmad Mir, has expressed concern over the plight of Kashmiri political detainees languishing in different jails of India and the territory.

Delegations of detainees’ relatives met Javaid Ahmad Mir in Srinagar and apprised him of their grievances.

Talking to the delegations, he said the health of Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Aasiya Andrabi, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Fehmeeda Sofi and Aadil Zargar has deteriorated in jails. He said an eye of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has also been affected in the jail. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami, a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has urged the United Nations to constitute a commission to probe the massive human rights violations by Indian troops in the territory.

A meeting of the executive committee of Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami held in Srinagar with its Chairman, Nisar Hussain Rathar, in chair which thoroughly discussed the prevailing situation of the territory. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot at and injured sister and brother-in-law of a prominent mujahid in Islamabad district.

Unidentified persons abducted a woman Nusrat and her husband, Mudassir Ahmed Makroo on Thursday in Arwani area of the district. Nusrat is the sister of prominent mujahid, Nasir Ahmed Chadroo. The couple was found in an injured condition near a graveyard in Arwini. They were admitted to hospital for treatment. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi led by its President, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, visited Achbal area of Islamabad district and expressed solidarity with the family of a martyred youth, Nasir Ahmed.

The dead body of Nasir Ahmad with bullet marks was found near a house destroyed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation at Badoora in Achabal area of the district on June 17. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has urged India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute in the interest of humanity and peace.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing the 56th Founding Day of his party Awami Action Committee (AAC) at its headquarters, Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal in Srinagar, said that it was India that took the dispute to the United Nations in 1947. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the unabated Indian state terrorism during the last thirty years has forced over thirty five thousand Kashmiris to live outside the territory as refugees.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service in connection with the World Refugee Day observed on Thursday (June 20) revealed that a big number of the Kashmiri refugees lived in the refugee camps in Azad Jammu and Kashmir while many of them lived in Pakistan and in the European countries. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to prominent Islamic scholar, Qazi Nisar Ahmed, on his martyrdom anniversary saying that his contribution on religious and social fronts can never be forgotten.

Qazi Nisar was shot dead by unknown gunmen on June 19 in 1994 in Bun Dialgan area of Islamabad district. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities today morning disallowed the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, to attend Urdu Book Fair at the Kashmir University in Srinagar.

Indian troops and police personnel present outside the Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Gilani didn’t allow him to step out of his house.

The APHC Chairman in a statement issued yesterday accepted the invitation of Kashmir University students to attend the book fair and said that he would leave his residence at 10 am. The octogenarian leader was also scheduled to address the students in the varsity. »

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Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

97 years old, icon and most recognizable authority on Kashmiri freedom struggle, Ambassador Yusuf Buch died on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5.44 p.m. at his residence in New York City. Akhtar Husain, his nephew informed me about his demise around 6.00 p.m. and the management of Waterside Plaza, his residence also contacted me few minutes later as these were the instructions given by Buch Sahib to them to contact me in case of any emergency. I immediately made preparations to leave for New York City to make sure that all logistical issues are taken care off. »

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