Restrictions continue on 57th day today

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed the confidence that the unparalleled sacrifices of the people of Kashmir will never go waste and the freedom of Kashmir is destined to dawn soon.

In his message received by the Kashmir Media Service from Srinagar, the veteran leader maintained that the people of Kashmir would never compromise their identity, religion and honour. Syed Ali Gilani appealed to the people of the Kashmir valley, Jammu region and Laddakh to remain united like a rock. He urged all Kashmiri politicians to desist from becoming collaborators of India in its nefarious designs against the Kashmir people.

Syed Ali Gilani asked Kashmiri policemen not to facilitate India in order to save their mothers, sisters and brothers from becoming slaves of dirty Hindutva philosophy. He said that resistance calendar for all segments of the society would be issued soon to intensify the movement. Syed Ali Gilani urged Hurriyat leaders to remain glued with the general masses and guide them in their struggle against Indian occupation. »

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Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an anti-India protest demonstration was held in Helinski, the capital of Finland, to condemn the latest Indian actions in occupied Kashmir.

The protest was organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front. The protesters carrying Azad Kashmir’s flags, banners and placards were chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Restrictions continue on 57th consecutive day today

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian military siege entered 57th day, today with all main markets continue to remain shut, public transport off the roads and schools and offices deserted as no one is heeding the calls of authorities to return to work.

What is adding to the people’s miseries is continued suspension of the internet and mobile phones, virtually cutting the Kashmir valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region from the outside world.

As winter draws closer, Indian paramilitary forces are asking the residents living in various localities of Srinagar city especially the downtown areas to rent their properties to the forces’ personnel, posted in the Valley. The residents said that when they refused to do so they were harassed and asked to vacate their homes immediately. Tens of thousands of paramilitary personnel, including members of the CRPF and the BSF, were deployed in the Valley in the days preceding the Modi government’s move to scrap Article 370 on 5 August. »

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Islamabad, September 30 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has expressed hope that the speech of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly in New York will draw the world leaders’ attention towards syndrome of curfew and lockdown caused by the Modi government.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that India in violation of all the UN resolutions and Pakistan-India bilateral agreements and historical character of Kashmir bifurcated the occupied territory into two parts and merged them with Delhi as new union territories of India. »

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Helinski, September 30 (KMS): A anti-India protest demonstration was held in Helinski, the capital of Finland, to condemn the latest Indian actions in occupied Kashmir.

The protest demonstration was arranged by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation European Union zone. The protesters carrying Azad Kashmir’s flags, banners and placards were chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. They also condemned the Indian tribunal’s unilateral and biased decision to uphold the ban on JKLF without any concrete evidence and proper judicial proceedings. The protesters said that the ban was imposed and then upheld by the Indian judiciary on the wishes of the Hindu extremist Indian government led by Narendra Modi.

A detailed statement issued by the party, the participants said that the demand for the fundamental rights of the people, especially the right to self-determination and freedom is not against any international law nor is it illegal to raise a voice against state terrorism. »

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Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, farmers are deliberately leaving their apples to rot, undermining the territory’s most lucrative export as bitterness towards the Indian government grows, Al Jazeera reported.

Either in anger or at the appeal of Hurriyat activists, farmers have joined in the rebuke of India’s actions by deliberately sabotaging a crop vital to the local economy.

Letters were circulated and stuck posters outside mosques, appealing to orchard owners not to harvest and instead join the resistance. »

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Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement has said that India is hell-bent upon suppressing the Kashmiris’ freedom movement through military might but is destined to fail in its designs.

Employees Movement Voice Chairman, Imtiaz Wani in a statement said that sacrifices of the martyrs would not be allowed to go waste and their mission would be accomplished at all costs. He said these atrocities are being committed to suppress Kashmiri voices but the oppressors while committing these inhuman acts are forgetting the historical fact that freedom movements of nations never get suppressed by these kinds of tyrannies.

Imtiaz Wani further said that Kashmiris would never tolerate this killing spree, atrocities and will keep protesting against these undemocratic and inhuman acts. He also condemned the continued unlawful detention of Hurriyat leaders and thousands of activists. »

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Current approach may open global intervention

Srinagar, September 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, restrictions have been further intensified particularly after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s powerful speech on Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.

Police vans fitted with speakers are making public announcements in Srinagar and other parts of the territory warning people against defying restrictions. Additional troops have been deployed and access to the markets blocked with concertina wires to prevent protests.

All shops, transport, internet and other channels of communication continue to remain suspended as Kashmiris are facing a crippling 56-day lockdown imposed by India. »

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New Delhi, September 29 (KMS): ThePrint, India’s digital platform for latest news and reports, has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a rousing welcome from BJP party workers and supporters despite not having secured the much-touted trade deal with the US, while the Kashmir issue became further complicated between him and US President Donald Trump.

Prime Minister Modi scored clear nil in the most contentious issue of trade during his weeklong trip to America. Trade has undoubtedly become an unavoidable stumbling block in the relationship, even as both sides continue to fiercely fight out trade disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO), The Print added. »

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Islamabad, September 29 (KMS): The Convener of AJK chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has welcomed the speech of Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly in New York.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in a statement issued in Islamabad said that Pakistan Prime Minister in the UN General Assembly highly represented the wishes, sentiments and aspirations of the people of Kashmir. »

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