Islamabad, August 21 (KMS): The supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Syed Ali Khamenei while expressing grave concern about the situation in occupied Kashmir has called on the Indian government to adopt a fair policy towards the people of the Muslim-majority region.

Iranian media reported that Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members in Tehran, today. »

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Indian troops martyr youth in Baramulla

Srinagar, August 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Resistance leaders have urged people to defy curfew and other restrictions and conduct big marches on streets against India’s anti-Kashmir moves and its illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir.

The appeal has been made through posters that appeared overnight in Srinagar streets asking people to come out of their houses to thwart the New Delhi’s nefarious designs to change the demography of Kashmir by flooding it with outsiders. The posters urged clerics to raise the issue during their Friday sermons. The leaders said every person, young and old, men and women, should march to convey to India as well as the world that the Kashmiris would not accept Indian occupation over their territory and the imposition of a Hindu culture.

Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in Baramulla town as curfew and communication blackout entered 17th day, today. The youth identified as Momin Ahmad Goojri was killed during an all-out operation jointly launched by Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Kakarhamam area of the town. »

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Srinagar, August 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have urged people to defy curfew and other restrictions and conduct joint marches after Friday prayers this week against India’s anti-Kashmir designs.

Hurriyat leaders made the appeal through posters that appeared overnight in Srinagar asking the public to come out of their houses against Indian aggression.

“Every person, young and old, men and women, should march after Friday prayers,” the resistance leaders said.

“We will try, people will try to go,” said one middle-aged man, who declined to be identified, after reading a poster pasted at a crossroads near the area’s main mosque. »

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6,000 people arrested in Kashmir valley: police officer

Srinagar, August 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, curfew and other restrictions  entered 17th day today aggravating the plight of the entire besieged population in Kashmir and Pirpanchal valley.

Indian forces have blocked roads by erecting steep barricades and using concertina wires. However, people repeatedly flout curfew and other restrictions and come out to stage protests against abrogation of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Several people were injured during clashes with Indian forces in Srinagar and other areas of the valley. »

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New Delhi, August 21 (KMS): The Kashmiris are being denied accommodation in hotels and lodgings in Delhi particularly after abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government that gave special status to occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Malik Aabid, a student at Jamia Millia Islamia, took to the social networking site Twitter to narrate an incident where his Kashmiri friend was denied accommodation in a hotel after he showed his identification to the receptionist, who cited an order from the government. »

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Abrogation of Art 370 has external ramifications: White House

Washington, August 21 (KMS): US President Donald Trump while repeating his offer for mediation on the explosive situation in Kashmir has said that he would raise the matter over the weekend with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

President Trump and Prime Minister Modi are expected in France for a summit of the Group of Seven (G7). “I will do the best I can to mediate,” he said while talking to reporters in the White House. “…you have two counties that haven’t gotten along well for a long time and frankly, it’s a very explosive situation,” he added. »

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Islamabad, August 21 (KMS): Vice-Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Zahid Ashraf Rathore while lashing out at the Modi regime for its communal, colonial and coercive policies in Kashmir, has said that such policies fully laid bare the regime’s communal mindset which deserves total condemnation and absolute rejection by the Kashmiri sons of the soil.

Zahid Ashraf Rathore in a statement said that the abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi regime was aimed at changing the demographic character of the occupied Jammu and Kashmir to perpetuate India’s illegal hold the territory, buy the Kashmiris would never accept the move as it thoroughly against their deep sense of identity and centuries old social ethos. »

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Indian police officer killed, contable injured in attack

Srinagar, August 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in Baramulla town.

The youth was killed during an All Out operation jointly launched by Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Kakarhamam area of the town. The operation, launched on Tuesday evening, was going on till last reports came in.

Meanwhile, an Indian police officer was killed and a constable of Special Operation Group (SOG) was injured in an attack in Baramula town. »

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