Lockdown continues on 38th day

Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in Sopore town, today, amid lockdown imposed by India that entered 38th straight day, today.

The youth identified as Asif Maqbool was travelling in a car when the troops opened fire on the vehicle, resulting in his killing.

Earlier, the troops during house raids arrested at least eight youth in different areas of Sopore town. Those who were arrested include Aijaz Mir, Omar Mir, Tawseef Najar, Imitiyaz Najar, Omar Akbar, Faizan Latief, Danish Habib and Showkat Ahmed Mir. »

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Jammu, September 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Peer Panchal Peace Foundation Chairman, Muhammad Hanif Kalas, and Jammu and Kashmir Youth Forum for Justice President, Irshad Ahmad Malik, have said that the people of Kashmir are facing the worst difficulties due to continued curfew, restrictions and other repressive measures used by India in the territory.

The leaders in a statement issued in Jammu said that New Delhi had virtually converted the entire Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region into a big jail. They demanded of the United Nations to take notice of Indian brutalities against the Kashmiri people and play its role in redeeming their inalienable right to self-determination. »

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Bengaluru, September 11 (KMS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anantkumar Hegde has asked Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Sasikanth Senthil, who resigned in protest over Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir, to go to Pakistan.

In a video message on social networking site Twitter, Anantkumar Hegde, who is also a former Indian minister, said there cannot be any “act of treason” bigger than an IAS officer questioning the decision taken by government and Parliament on a majority basis.

He dubbed the Karnataka IAS officer’s resignation as an “act of arrogance”. »

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Islamabad, September 11 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday announced to hold a big rally in Azad Kashmir on Friday (Sept 13) to apprise the world on the situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Taking to Twitter, the prime minister said he would “send a message to the world about the continuing siege of IOK by Indian forces; and to show the Kashmiris that Pakistan stands resolutely with them”. »

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Islamabad, September 11 (KMS): Joint Statement delivered by Pakistan on behalf of over 50 countries at the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir has said that the worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in the territory requires urgent attention by the Human Rights Council and human rights mechanisms.
The statement discussed in length the brutal measures taken by India especially after the scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019, and called for iimmediate lifting of curfew, ending the communications shutdown and release of arbitrarily detained people. »

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Lockdown in Kashmir valley continues on 38th day

Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in Sopore town, today.

The youth identified as Asif was travelling in a car when Indian troops opened fire on the vehicle, resulting in his killing.

Earlier, Indian troops during house raids arrested at least eight youth including Aijaz Mir, Omar Mir, Tawseef Najar, Imitiyaz Najar, Omar Akbar, Faizan Latief, Danish Habib, and Showkat Ahmed Mir in different areas of Sopore town.

Meanwhile, curfew and other restrictions and communication blockade continued on 38th consecutive day, today, in all parts of the Kashmir valley. The valley is under military siege since 5th August when Narendra Modi-led communal government in New Delhi announced repeal of special status of occupied Kashmir. »

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