Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani while strongly condemning the attack on resistance leader Shakeel Ahmad Bakshi, has said that whichever hands are used to carry out these cowardly acts, the mindset behind such planning is same which provokes people in the name of trivial issues to create more bloodshed in already blood-soaked land. »

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Atrocities on IOK children gets UN attention

Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 11 Kashmiris including a minor girl and a woman during the last month of July.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, during the month, 80 people were critically injured due to the use of brute force and firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells by Indian police and paramilitary personnel against peaceful protesters. At least, 46 Hurriyat leaders, activists and youth were arrested. The All Parties Hurriyat Conference chief spokesman, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, was also among the arrested people. The troops damaged two residential houses during the period. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and other Hurriyat leaders have strongly condemned the murderous assault on a prominent Hurriyat leader, Shakeel Ahmed Bakhshi, by unknown gunmen.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, terming the assassination bid a deep conspiracy, said that such brazen acts had no justification at all.

He said hurting unarmed and innocent persons physically or verbally is not only un-Islamic but also inhuman behavior, which needs to be condemned in strongest terms. He added that anti-movement elements were resorting to such tactics to defame the Kashmiris’ freedom struggle. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Press and Publicity Division of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference issued a statement in Srinagar today and said that in an extraordinary meeting of the APHC, held a few days back, charges against one of its constituents, Islamic Political Party were discussed threadbare. »

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United Nations, August 01 (KMS): The latest annual report of the UN Secretary-General has revealed that 31 children between the ages of 7 and 17 were killed during Indian armed forces’ operations in occupied Kashmir.

The UN Secretary-General’s report on Children and Armed Conflict further said that at least 150 children, some as young as one-year-old, were injured, mostly by pellet bullets used by the Indian forces.

The UN report while mentioning the perpetration of sexual violence against girls by the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir particularly referred to the abduction, rape and subsequent killing of an 8-year-old girl, Aasifa, in Kathua area of Jammu region. The report said that she was abducted, drugged, raped for three days and murdered by special police officers. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC) and Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi have paid glowing tributes to martyrs of Shopian, Bijbehara and Gurez.

The JKMC Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Dar in a statement in Srinagar said the priceless sacrifices offered by these youth have given a clear message to India that it cannot rule the territory for long and its days are numbered. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has said that Kashmir dispute can never be resolved through military might.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the only democratic way to resolve the long-pending Kashmir dispute is to honour and respect the sentiments of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

He said it is time for the world powers and forums to move beyond issuing statements and take practical step so that the ongoing bloodshed in Kashmir is stopped and precious human lives are saved. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has expressed serious concern over the directions issued by Indian police asking for details of mosques and their managements in the territory.

The HCBA in a statement in Srinagar termed the move as interference in the religious affairs of the Muslims.

It said the directive is discriminatory as it singles out the Muslim community and subjects it to an unfair treatment, which is contrary to the concept of freedom of religion. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 11 Kashmiris including a minor girl and a woman during the last month of July.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, during the month, 80 people were critically injured due to the use of brute force and firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells by Indian police and paramilitary personnel against peaceful protesters in the territory. At least 46 Hurriyat leaders, activists and youth were arrested. The All Parties Hurriyat Conference chief spokesman, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, was also among the arrested people.

The troops damaged 2 residential houses during the period.

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Anjuman Sharie Shian, a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, staged a sit-in protest at Lal Chowk in Srinagar to demand lifting of ban on the processions of 8th and 10th Muharram in the territory.

The protest was led by senior APHC leader and Anjuman Sharie Shian President, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi. »

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