No bond has been signed

Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has made it clear that the Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has not signed any bond as reported by a section of Indian media stating that the Hurriyat remains firm by its principled stand on Kashmir.

According to a handout issued by the Hurriyat, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to be under house arrest since August 5 at his residence as such his access to people and communication is extremely limited. »

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Unresolved Kashmir dispute threat to peace: report

Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, amid complete lockdown, Indian troops are resorting to brute force to terrorize the people and prevent them from holding anti-India demonstrations in the Kashmir valley.

The troops went berserk in Panzgam area of Kupwara district and subjected the residents to severe torture. After barging into the residential houses, the troops thrashed the inmates and vandalized the household goods. The troops also smashed windowpanes of houses and vehicles and damaged property worth lacs of rupees. It has become a routine of the troops to conduct such operations in different areas of the territory. Despite restrictions, people had waved Pakistani flag during anti-India demonstrations in Soura area of Srinagar, yesterday.

Meanwhile, normal life remained crippled in the Kashmir valley due to continued military lockdown on 48th successive day, today. Millions of people have been besieged in their houses as hundreds of thousands of Indian troops continue to be deployed in every nook and corner of the valley. All shops, markets, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed while transport was off the road. Complete shutdown was observed in Doda and Bhaderwah areas of Jammu region against Indian occupation and abrogation of special status of the territory by India. »

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Academics, scientists concerned about IOK situation

Helsinki, September 21 (KMS): A large number of Kashmiris and their sympathizers held an anti-India demonstration in central Helsinki during Indian Foreign Minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s first official visit to Finland.

The protesters were holding banners with slogans of “Right to self-determination is fundamental right of Kashmiris”, “India stop genocide in Kashmir” and “Modi is Hitler of South Asia”.

Over 500 academics and scientists from India, South Asia and other parts of the world in a statement have expressed deep concern about the humanitarian crisis in occupied Kashmir caused by continued curfew. They demanded restoration of all communications links in occupied Kashmir, lifting of restrictions, release of detainees and investigations into violations of human rights in the territory. »

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Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat activists have said that the Kashmiris will continue their struggle till they achieve freedom from Indian occupation.

Hurriyat activists through pamphlets issued in occupied Kashmir said that a three-day civil curfew and complete blackout would be observed from September 25 to protest against continued Indian occupation. The pamphlets have been released by Resistance Youth League.

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Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): As the world is observing International Day of Peace, today, the unresolved Kashmir dispute continues to pose a serious threat to regional as well as global peace.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of International Day of Peace, today, said the Kashmir dispute, which is bone of contention between Pakistan and India, could lead to a nuclear war between the two countries. The report said that the Kashmir dispute remained unresolved despite the fact that the UN Security Council had passed a number of resolutions for its settlement several decades ago. »

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London, September 21 (KMS): The President of London-based Jammu Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, has urged the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government, Kashmiri Diaspora and various political and civil society groups to join hands with Kashmir Khalistan Referendum Front (KKRF) to provide it full financial support in the case against Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and two others filed in District Court Houston, Texas.

Dr Nazir Gilani in a statement while commenting on the case filed against Modi and two others by “KKRF”, a non-profit organization, underscored the need that the support in this regard should not be individual or self-serving but should be well-considered and collective, saying optics and stunts are unhelpful. »

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Geneva, September 21 (KMS): The Convener of AJK chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has strongly condemned the character assassination campaign and the propaganda launched by Indian media against the forum Chairman.

An Indian English newspaper quoting government officials had reported that to secure release Mirwaiz Umar Farooq like some other Kashmiri leaders in occupied Kashmir had signed a bond that he would not participate in political activities.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, who is also representative of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in a statement issued in Geneva said that the Mirwaiz had not signed any such bond. He has been under detention since August 05 when Narendra Modi’s communal government imposed curfew and communication blockade in occupied Kashmir and was not even allowed to offer Friday prayers during all this period, he added. »

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New Delhi, September 21 (KMS): Over 500 academics and scientists from India, South Asia and other parts of world in a statement have expressed deep concern about the humanitarian crisis in occupied Kashmir caused by continued curfew.

Occupied Kashmir has been under lockdown since August 5 when since Indian government repealed special status of the territory. »

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Jaipur, September 21 (KMS): Congress leader and Transport Minister of Rajasthan, Pratap Singh Khachariyawas, has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using abrogation of special status of Kashmir to divert people’s attention from its failures.

Pratap Singh Khachariyawas said this while addressing party workers in Jaipur. He said that BJP was trying to make Kashmir an issue in the local bodies elections as the Modi government’s 100 days in power had turned out to be a failure.

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Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Doda and Bhaderwah areas of Jammu region against Indian occupation and abrogation of special status of the territory by India.

All shops and business establishments were closed while transport was off in solidarity with the people of the Kashmir valley who have been facing strict military siege since August 05 when Narendra Modi-led communal government repealed the special status of occupied Kashmir.

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