2019 June 29 » Kashmir Media Service

Draconian laws meant to stifle freedom voices

Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has asked the Indian rulers to honour and respect the promises of their leaders with the people of Kashmir to avert a nuclear catastrophe over the long-pending dispute.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said denial of historical facts by India can in no way affect the internationally-recognized disputed nature of Jammu and Kashmir, while the people of Jammu and Kashmir have a unanimous stand that the issue should be resolved peacefully, once and for all. He deplored that three generations of occupied Kashmir had lived a suffocated and fear-filled life and now fourth generation was forced to take the same path.

The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, speaking at a function in Srinagar said that the draconian laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Public Safety Act had been imposed to suppress the genuine voices of the people of occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Ummat-e-Islami organized a blood donation camp in Islamabad town, today, to memorise noted Islamic scholar Dr Qazi Nisar and other Kashmiri martyrs.

More than 50 people donated blood to the full capacity of the blood storage at DH Kulgam. The camp was organized in less than 10 days after Ummat-e-islami organized a blood donation camp in Pulwama. »

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Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Democratic Freedom Party while expressing complete solidarity with its incarcerated chief and senior resistance leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has expressed serious concern over the plight of political prisoners imprisoned in jails in and outside the occupied territory.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Shah was suffering in Tihar jail only for advocating right to self determination of his people. The illegally detained DFP Chairman has recently completed 32 years of his incarceration. The spokesman said that Shabbir Ahmad Shah was being punished only for being a truthful politician, ‘so jails and incarcerations are not new for him.’

He also expressed concern over the plight of other Kashmiri prisoners of Tihar and other jails of India and the occupied territory. He appealed to the international organizations working for prisoners to take practical steps to get hundreds of Kashmiri political prisoners released.

The DFP said the dispute over Kashmir involves the people of Kashmir, India and Pakistan and the latter two being nuclear powers constitute a potential threat to peace and stability in South Asia. “It is therefore responsibility of every sane world player to save the region’s stability by pursuing New Delhi to shun its stubbornness and come out with a vibrant political attitude to resolve the longest pending dispute on the agenda of UN Security Council.

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Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a person who was injured critically in a mysterious blast at Chidder Ban area of Khudwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday succumbed to injuries at a Srinagar hospital.

A police officer told media in Srinagar that Mohammad Abbas Butt of Chidder Khudwani breathed his last at Soura hospital in Srinagar this afternoon. »

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Jammu, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), Mir Shahid Saleem along with a party delegation visited the residences of bereaved families in Surankot area of Jammu region and expressed solidarity with them over the deaths of several students in a road accident.

Mir Shahid Saleem visited the parents of the deceased students on the instruction of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

The delegation expressed shock over the death of around a dozen students in the tragic road accident in Pir Gali on Thursday. »

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Jammu, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces have launched an intense search operation across the Kishtwar town in the Jammu region.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kishtwar, Shakti Kumar Pathak, in a media interview in Jammu said, “The search operation was launched by the Indian army police and Special Operation Group in the town.”

Almost all public and private vehicles were stopped at all checkpoints in the town in the name of security. The operation continued till Saturday morning. »

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