Indian police book two Muslim youth for their social media posts

Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continued to impose strict curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir valley on the 13th consecutive day, today, to prevent people from holding demonstrations against India’s move of ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Hundreds of people defying curfew took to the streets in Srinagar after Juma prayers yesterday to express their resentment against New Delhi’s continued illegal occupation and move of repealing Articles 370 and 35-A of the Indian Constitution that granted special status to the territory and its residents. They raised high-pitched anti-India, pro-Pakistan and pro-freedom slogans. Placards with “Thank you Pakistan slogans” were displayed. »

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Islamabad, August 17 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has welcomed the separate statements of China and Pakistan envoys in and outside the United Nations Security Council on Friday.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad urged permanent and non-permanent UNSC members and members of the General Assembly to remain focused on the violations of human rights, charter, manifesto, relevant UN SC resolutions and agreements, by India in Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 17 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, Abdul Majeed Malik, has said that Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has ended India’s link with occupied Kashmir by scraping Articles 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Abdul Majeed Malik in a statement issued in Islamabad said that it was due to the successful diplomacy and principled stance of Pakistan that the United Nations Security Council convened a meeting on Kashmir once again.

He said that India had accelerated its arrest spree in the occupied territory. Indian police have booked two youth, Atiq Choudhary and Farooq Choudhary, for their posts on social networking site facebook which proved frustration of the authorities, he added.

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Washington, August 17 (KMS): A large number of Kashmiris and their sympathizers gathered outside the Indian Embassy in Washington and held a protest demonstration against the continued curfew and communication blackout imposed by India in occupied Kashmir.

The protesters said that for 12 days, their calls and texts, social media messages and prayers had been met with silence.

Relatives of Kashmir residents, who have been locked away under an unprecedented crackdown by the Indian government, wonder if anyone they know has been blinded by pellet guns, imprisoned by Indian forces or assaulted. They wonder when children will be allowed to return to school, when the phones will be turned back on, when the Internet will be restored. They have not gotten answers. »

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Jammu, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have booked two Muslim youth in Rajouri district of Jammu region for their posts on social media.

The police booked the youth, Atiq Chowdhary and Farooq Choudhary, for their posts on social networking site facebook.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Rajouri, Yougal Manhas talking to mediamen said the police have registered a case against the youth and teams have been formed to arrest them.

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New Delhi, August 17 (KMS): The Indian National Congress has said that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which held a closed-door consultation on Kashmir developments, was a grave diplomatic and strategic failure of the BJP government.

Congress Spokesperson, Abhishek Manu Singhvi talking to reporters at party’s central office in New Delhi said that the closed-door meeting was a matter of great concern to the entire India.

“We are extremely disturbed, indeed shocked, at what we see happening at the UN. We view it as a matter of great concern to the entire India, to every citizen of India,” he added. »

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New York, August 17 (KMS): Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has said that the United Nations Security Council meeting has allowed the voice of the people of occupied Kashmir to be heard in the highest diplomatic forum of the world.

Maleeha Lodhi speaking to reporters outside her chamber after the UN Security Council meeting on the Kashmir dispute said, “The voice of the Kashmiri people have been heard today. The fact that this meeting took place is testimony to the fact that this is an internationally-recognised dispute. This meeting has reaffirmed the validity of the UNSC resolutions on the status of Jammu and Kashmir.” »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to impose strict curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir valley on the 13th consecutive day, today, to prevent people from holding demonstrations against India’s move of ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Hundreds of people defying curfew took to the streets in Srinagar after Juma prayers yesterday to express their resentment against New Delhi’s move of repealing Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that granted special status to the territory. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Placards with “Thank you Pakistan slogans” were displayed. »

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 Islamabad August 17 (KMS): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, says holding of a special meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the request of Pakistan on the Kashmir dispute is biggest achievement of Pakistan under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. »

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New York, August 17 (KMS): China says issue of Jammu and Kashmir is internationally recognized dispute which should be resolved according to the UN Charter.

This was stated by China’s representative at the United Nations while talking to newsmen in New York after the meeting of UN Security Council on the Kashmir dispute. »

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