Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani has deplored that Indian move to increase the deployment of troops, rumors of tampering with the special provisions, suspension of Amarnath Yatra, evacuating of tourists, students and yatris has created a war-like situation in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani said this during an executive council meeting of APHC held in Srinagar, today. Presiding over the meeting, Syed Ali Gilani appealed the Kashmiri people particularly youth that they have to be ready for a long and tough struggle as the oppressor seems to be hell-bent upon testing their nerves. »

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Islamabad, August 03 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has reiterated to resist against any Indian move aimed at diluting Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and its disputed character.

The reiteration was made during an important and extraordinary meeting of the APHC-AJK chapter held in Islamabad, today, which was attended by all the representatives of the constituent parties of the chapter. »

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Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the press conference by the family members of Yasin Malik had created severe fears and reservations about his safety and protection in the jail. »

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KU students protest against war hysteria created by India

Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred three more Kashmiri youth in Baramulla and Shopian districts, today.

The troops martyred two youth during a cordon and search operation at Malmapanpora in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Earlier, an Indian soldier was injured in an attack in the same area. The troops martyred one more youth, Manzoor Ahmed Butt, during an over 40-hour long cordon and search operation at Pandoshan in Shopian district, today. The troops had martyred another youth, Zeenat-ul-Islam Naikoo, in the same area, yesterday. Several houses were razed to the ground by the Indian forces during the operation in Pandoshan. Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of martyred Zeenat-ul-Islam Naikoo at his native Memmander village in Shopian district. The participants of the funeral raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans on the occasion. »

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Jammu, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has warned the Indian government that any move to tinker with the special status of Jammu and Kashmir will have disastrous consequences.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, reacting to prevailing uncertainty and deployment of additional troops across occupied Kashmir by India, said that the Indian government had declared a psychological war against the people of Kashmir by issuing one advisory after another compounding the already grave situation in the territory. »

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Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has strongly condemned the arrest of its Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, and other leaders.

Indian police during house raids arrested Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and other JKPL leaders, Muhammad Rafique Dar, Manzoor Ahmed Butt and Shabbir Ahmed Butt in Islamabad and Bijbehara areas and lodged them in different police stations.

Meanwhile, the JKPL Vice Chairman, Syed Aijaz Rehman in a statement expressed serious concern over the arrest of party leaders and prevailing situation of fear created by the Indian government and its forces in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of students from different departments of Kashmir University, today, assembled outside the Humanities Block and held a strong protest against the war hysteria created by India for last couple of days in the Kashmir valley.

Eyewitnesses said that dozens of students carrying placards that read ‘we the students standby our nation’, ‘we resist we exist’, ‘we want freedom’ assembled outside the Humanities Block and pledged that any nefarious design by the Indian state which is against the interests of people of Jammu and Kashmir will be opposed, tooth and nail. »

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London, August 03 (KMS): The executive members of Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC), Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl and Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, have expressed anguish over the deployment of additional 380 companies of Indian paramilitary troops in occupied Kashmir.

Professor Shawl and Barrister Tramboo in a joint statement issued in London said that the world’s heaviest militarized zone was further amplified to crush people’s legitimate uprising for their basic right to self-determination and fundamental freedoms.

They said that it seemed paradoxical that the desire for peace endorsed during a recent meeting between the US President, Donald Trump, and Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, was being thwarted. »

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Srinagar, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi and Manzoor Ahmed Ghazi, in south Kashmir, today.

The police lodged Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi in Bijbehara police station and Manzoor Ahmed Ghazi in a police station in Islamabad town.

The two leaders had to attend an APHC meeting convened by Hurriyat Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, at Hyderpora in Srinagar, today.

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Jammu, August 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of stranded Amarnath yatris in Jammu were left high and dry after the occupation authorities issued an advisory, asking the pilgrims and tourists to leave the territory.

Pilgrims are of the opinion that the authorities should make elaborate arrangements for them and allow the yatra to continue till August 15.

“From past 11 years I am coming for yatra. This yatra involves lot of challenges including health and law and order but never in history I have seen such forcibly curtailment of the pilgrimage,” said Lakshmi Kant Bhat, a resident of Bangalore.

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