Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, strongly condemning the continued illegal detention of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar has said that political space is being denied to the Hurriyat leadership in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar took strong note of the prevailing repressive policy of India to push the Kashmiri people, especially the young generation to the wall. He said that the Indian brutal attitude to suppress the political will and freedom sentiments of the people of Kashmir by using its military might had touched new heights. »

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Over 150 vehicles remained stranded for hours on highway

Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of vehicles carrying tourists were halted on the Kashmir highway at Pampore on Tuesday, leaving the visitors fuming.

Witnesses said that more than hundred tourist vehicles and other civilian vehicles were stopped by the Indian forces at Galander near Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu highway for several hours, allowing only the Amarnath Yatra vehicles to ply. »

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New Delhi, July 02 (KMS): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned the editor-in-chief of a prominent English daily from occupied Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in connection with a false case.

Media reports quoting officials said that the questioning of the journalist was expected to continue. The journalist was issued summons last week. »

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Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) has once again summoned the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Gilani’s grandson, Anees-ul-Islam, to New Delhi for questioning in a false case registered against him.

Anees-ul Islam, who is son of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah, has been summoned by the probe agency to appear for questioning in New Delhi on 9th July, 2019. »

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IFJ condemns Kashmir editor’s arrest

Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched violent cordon and search operations in Shopian, Islamabad, Pulwama and Kupwara districts, today.

The troops launched the operations in Nildoora Imam Sahib, Genashpora, Daragad Mohalla, Kakapora and Hangah Handwara in south and north districts of the occupied territory. The troops sealed all entry and exit points and conducted house-to-house search operations in the areas. The presence of Indian soldiers on such a large scale created fear among the residents.

Meanwhile, India’s notorious National Investigation Agency has summoned the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani’s grandson, Anees-ul-Islam, to New Delhi for questioning in a false case registered against him. Anees-ul-Islam, who is son of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Altaf Shah, has been summoned by the probe agency to appear for questioning in New Delhi on 9th July. »

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Kashmiri delegation holds photo exhibition

Geneva, July 02 (KMS): A large number of Kashmiri community members held a protest demonstration in Geneva on the sidelines of the ongoing 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to highlight the human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

Scores of Kashmiri people hailing from different walks of life carrying banners and placard with slogans like ‘Stop India from committing human rights violations in IOK’ participated in the demonstration. »

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Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has urged the international community and world human rights organizations to play role in stopping the ongoing bloodshed in the territory.

The JKPL Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, in a statement issued in Srinagar said everyday Kashmir witnesses killing, harassment, frequent searches and cordon operations. He urged New Delhi to stop killing Kashmiris and resolve the Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, three persons were killed and four others critically injured after a van rammed into an Indian army vehicle in Samba district.

The accident took place when a van which was on its way from Samba to Ghagwal rammed into the back side of an Indian army vehicle on the highway at Sandh Bari in Ghagwal area of the district, resulting into on spot death of three persons identified as Sunita Rani, Gopi Krishan and Harsh Bardan, a local police official said. »

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New Delhi, July 02 (KMS): Indian armed forces are facing growing shortage of officers as the trend of abandoning the forces is increasing with each passing day with more than 21,00 officers left the job from 2016 to 2018.

1,148 officers quitted army, followed by 575 officers from the Air Force and 377 from Navy, the government informed the Rajya Sabha.

In a written response to a question on attrition in the three armed forces, Shripad Naik, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry said the Army saw 353 officers leaving the force in 2016, followed by 383 in 2017 and 412 officers in 2018. »

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New Delhi, July 02 (KMS): The entire Indian state of Nagaland has been declared a disturbed area for six more months, till December-end, under the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the move clearly shows growing resentment in Nagaland against Delhi.

The black law empowers the Indian forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without prior notice. The Act has been in force in Nagaland for several decades. »

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