Vows to keep raising Kashmiris’ cause at all int’l forums

Muzaffarabad, September 13 (KMS): The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has said Kashmir dispute has been internationalized as a result of illegal acts taken by the Indian Government, stressing despite all tyranny New Delhi will not succeed in its nefarious designs as Kashmiris have shed the fear of death.

Pakistani PM Imran Khan said this while addressing a mammoth gathering in Muzaffarabad, today, which was organized to show solidarity with the residents of occupied Kashmir, who have been under a lockdown for more than 40 days after India moved to illegally annex the territory. He said the people of occupied territory, including women, children, and elderly, have been living under constant curfew for last over one month. »

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Kashmir incurred Rs 3900 crore loss during ongoing lockdown

Srinagar, September 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, normal life remained paralyzed on 40th consecutive day, today, due to continued curfew, restrictions and communication blackout imposed by the Indian government.

The occupation authorities further tightened restrictions in Srinagar and other areas to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the repeal of the special status of occupied Kashmir by the Indian government. Juma prayers could not be held at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory on the 6th consecutive week since August 05. Educational institutions, shops, markets and business establishments continued to remain closed while public transport was off the roads across the Kashmir valley. Communication services like mobile, internet and TV channels are closed in the entire Kashmir valley and in some parts of Jammu region. The occupation authorities also imposed curfew in Kishtwar town after some unknown persons snatched away the rifle of personal security officer of a Peoples Democratic Party leader. »

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Srinagar, September 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities disallowed people from offering Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory on the 6th consecutive week, today.

The authorities have not allowed Juma prayers at Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory since August 05 when Narendra Modi-led Indian government repealed special status of occupied Kashmir and placed the territory under lockdown.

Meanwhile, normal life remained paralyzed on 40th consecutive day, today, due to continued curfew, restrictions and communication blackout imposed by the Indian government. The authorities further tightened restrictions in Srinagar and other areas to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the repeal of the special status of occupied Kashmir by the Indian government. »

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Jammu, September 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the imposed curfew in Kishtwar town after some unknown persons snatched away the rifle of personal security officer of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader.

Unknown persons took away the rifle of PSO of PDP leader, Sheikh Nasir. Soon after the incident, the authorities imposed curfew in the area. Indian troops and police have launched massive search operation in the area. »

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New Delhi, September 13 (KMS): Incarcerated bureaucrat-turned-politician, Shah Faesal has said that hundreds of Kashmiris residents have been unlawfully detained in occupied Kashmir and have no legal assistance.

Shah Faesal, seeking permission to withdraw a plea challenging his detention, told the Delhi High Court through an affidavit that he didn’t wish to pursue the habeas corpus plea against his unlawful detention as most of the Kashmiri detainees have no legal counsel or other remedies. »

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Islamabad, September 13 (KMS): The Vice President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Mehmood Ahmed Saghar, rejecting the contention of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) on Kashmir, has said that Kashmir is a an internationally recognized dispute, pending on the agenda of the UN Security Council.

Mehmood Ahmed Saghar in a statement issued in Islamabad said, the JUH leadership that acts on whims and fancies of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has no locus standi whatsoever to comment on Kashmir and the future of Kashmiris who had started their struggle long before the independence of India and Pakistan. »

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Geneva, September 13 (KMS): London-based Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has released 3rd document under agenda items 9 at the ongoing 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

The JKCHR, a non-governmental organization with a special consultative status, in a statement issued in Geneva said that the third document was submitted under agenda item 9 at the UN Human Rights Council was titled “Jammu and Kashmir – new developments reflect a gradual tearing into their roots and culture”.

The three JKCHR documents submitted under agenda item 3, 4 and 9 are UNGA documents 137 138 and 140. »

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Srinagar, September 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has estimated the business losses at whopping Rs 3900 crores in the last 39 days of lockdown.

The KCCI President, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad, in a media interview in Srinagar said, on an average Kashmir loses at least Rs 100-120 crores daily due to the lockdown. He said, tourism industry, which is worth Rs 4000-5000 crores and handicrafts that yields Rs 1500-2000 crores annually, are the worst hit. He said, it is not just this year but the aftershocks of this situation will be felt in coming years as well. »

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Islamabad, September 13 (KMS): Federal Minister for Railway Sheikh Rashid Friday warned that Pakistan “would go to any lengths” to support the cause of the oppressed Kashmiri people and Hitler Modi would pay huge price for his historic blunder against continuing curfew and human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, Sept 13 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan will give a policy statement regarding the situation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir during his visit to Azad Kashmir on Friday, the Foreign Office said.
“The policy statement is part of Pakistan’s continued struggle for the Kashmir cause,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said at a weekly media briefing. »

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