London, September 03 (KMS): London-based Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has submitted three written statements under agenda items 3, 4 and 9 to the UN Secretary General for circulation at the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council starting in Geneva from 9 to 27 September 2019.

The JKCHR, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status, in a statement issued in London said that the document submitted under agenda item 3 titled “Jammu and Kashmir – agreed settlement, consistent with the principles of the Charter of the United Nations” has been released. »

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London, September 03 (KMS): Thousands of Kashmiris and their sympathizers held a march in London, today, to show solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The Kashmir Freedom March, which started from London’s Parliament Square, proceeded to the Indian High Commission to show unity with people of occupied Kashmir who are facing complete lockdown for the past one month. »

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Srinagar, September 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities placed the Mayor of Srinagar, Junaid Mattu, under house arrest after he criticized the Narendra Modi government’s Kashmir policies.

Junaid Mattu, who was granted the status of a minister three weeks after the Modi government decided to scrap the special status of occupied Kashmir, in an interview had termed the developments in the Kashmir valley since 5th August as deeply disturbing and anguishing. »

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Humanitarian crisis looming large

Srinagar, September 03 (KMS): The occupied Kashmir completed a full month under the siege of brutal Indian forces where unrelenting communications blackout and curfew have brought the normal life to a grinding halt with markets continue to remain shut and public transport is off the roads.

The Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu region have no contact with the rest of the world due to curfew, suspension of internet, mobile and landline phones and closure of TV channels. India imposed the clampdown after scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5.

The worst type of humanitarian crisis is looming large on the horizon of the occupied territory as people have been badly hit by unavailability of food, medicines and other commodities. Patients are dying due to travel restrictions and also shortage of medicines in hospitals. »

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EU urged to issue statement on IOK situation

Brussels, September 03 (KMS): The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) has demanded the Indian government to immediately lift the 29-day curfew in occupied Kashmir that has created humanitarian crisis in the valley.

Expressing serious concern over the continued lockdown, suspension of all communication means and media blackout in the Muslim-majority region, the European Parliament strongly criticised India and condemned the Modi-led government for its brutal action that has brought life to standstill in the valley. »

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New Delhi, September 03 (KMS): A Delhi court while dancing to the tune of Narendra Modi’s anti-Muslim and anti-Kashmir government has endorsed the ban on the Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Jammu and Kashmir for five years.

A tribunal headed by a Delhi High Court Judge confirmed the government’s decision to impose ban on the Jamaat-e-Islami.

The tribunal, headed by Justice Chander Shekhar, observed “inescapable conclusion”, saying the Jamaat, its office-bearers and members have been actively indulging in pro-freedom activities, which according to him were unlawful.

The tribunal while toeing in the line of the Modi government observed, “The Government had sufficient credible material and grounds for taking action under sub-Sections (1) & (3) of Section 3 of the [Unlawful Activities (Prevention)] Act for declaring the JI as an Unlawful Association.” »

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When Indian Held Kashmir (IOK)’s governor addressed the world in a press conference on 4 August, people in the Muslim-majority valley were worried.

After decades of bubbling unrest in the most highly militarised region on the planet, they knew the signs were there that something big was happening. But when the governor was asked, he told the media that it was simply “unnecessary panic” created by “rumour mongering”, international media reported on Monday. »

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Srinagar, September 03 (KMS): The occupied Kashmir has completed a full month under the siege of brutal Indian forces where the unrelenting communications blackout and curfew have brought the normal life to a standstill with markets shut and public transport off the roads since August 5.

The Kashmir valley remains cut off from the rest of the world since August 05 due to the continued blockade and suspension of internet, mobile and landline phones and closure of TV channels.

The worst type of humanitarian crisis is looming large on the horizon of the occupied territory as people are facing acute shortage of food, medicines and other commodities. »

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