Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, posters and handbills appearing in streets of Srinagar and other parts of the territory have urged the people to conduct a march towards Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Thursday, Friday and Saturday as a mark of protest against imposition of RSS agenda by Modi led Indian government. »

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Washington, September 25 (KMS): Sabah Hamid resigned from the foundation after realizing it was willing to award Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite his increasing authoritarian grip on power, infliction of state violence and communication shutdown in occupied
Kashmir.

A staff member at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says she has resigned in protest at a decision to honour India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is despite widespread allegations of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir where an ongoing lockdown and communications blackout continue to cripple normal life on its 52nd day today.

In an interview, Sabah Hamid, 42, a communications specialist and programme officer at the foundation for the last three and half years says it erred greatly by honouring the Indian prime minister.

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13,000 boys lifted during Kashmir lockdown

Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, handbills and posters were circulated by Hurriyat activists reaffirming the Kashmiris’ resolve to resist Hindutva forces’ designs to enslave Kashmiri people.

The handbills pasted on electric poles, shop shutters and walls ask people to get united for their honour, dignity and identity and fight back against the Indian aggression. The Hurriyat activists made it clear to India that they neither accepted Indian occupation in the past, nor would accept it in the future. The activists said that their dream was freedom and they would not accept anything less than FREEDOM from India.

Meanwhile, with even not an iota of improvement in situation on ground, life continues to remain uncertain in Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region on the 52nd consecutive day, today. Right from north to south, business activities continue to remain suspended and public transport is off the road. Mobile calling service, broadband and pocket internet continue to remain shut with attendance of students negligible in all ten districts of the valley and five of the Jammu region.

The clampdown that has affected inter-district road connectivity drastically has specifically brought the challenging times for the patients who rely on the consumption of lifesaving drugs which is running short of stock in the valley. »

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London, September 25 (KMS): A resolution moved during the Kashmir debate at the British opposition Labour Party’s annual conference in Brighton urged the party to play its role in the restoration of basic human rights, the lifting of curfews, and the granting of permission to humanitarian aid organisation and international observers to enter clampdown-hit occupied Kashmir.

The resolution was proposed by Uzma Rasool from Leyton Constituency and Seconded by Cllr Neghat Khan and was supported by Naz Shah MP & Kaneez Akhtar from Keighley.

All four daughters of Kashmir represented the Jammu and Kashmir people in their political Party.

JKSDMI led by Cllr Yasmine Dar, Chairperson JKSDMI UK and Mohammed Azam played a crucial role in tabling the motion.

Raja Najabat Hussain, Chairman JKSDMI, was personally present in the Labour Party Conference in Brighton to support his team.

The text of the resolution goes as under:

This emergency motion is on Kashmir as the UNHRC is meeting this week to discuss the worsening situation in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): Human rights activists in occupied Kashmir point out that cutting off the injured from proper medical aid amounts to a violation of international humanitarian laws outlined in the Geneva Conventions.

Article 12 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions says, “Every injured person, even if he is a member of an armed group, has the right to medical aid without any adverse distinction founded on sex, race, nationality, religion, political opinions, or any other similar criteria.” India is among the countries that ratified the conventions.

However, when it comes to occupied Kashmir, India forgets all such international conventions and does whatever it like to trample the basic rights of the Kashmiri people to stifle their voice for freedom. A media report in this regard states how India is violating international laws in occupied Kashmir. »

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Hurriyat activists circulate handbills and posters in IOK

Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat activists have circulated handbills and posters reaffirming pledge that they will not let Hindutva forces to succeed in their design to make slave Kashmiri people.

The handbills pasted on electric poles, shop shutters and walls ask people to get united for their honour and identity leaving all small differences aside. “Let’s defend ourselves and fight back against the aggression of Indian coward strategy.”

“All women to protect each other and we will not let the evil to come near you, our respect. We have neither accepted Indian occupation earlier nor will we accept now. India! listen, We will not accept any laws extended to our territory nor will we act on your direction,” says contents of one of the handbills.

“This is our motherland, our State and we will not accept any UT type status at all. It is an occupied land and its future will be decided by its people.”

Some of the handbills have appealed to “all brothers and sisters of Kashmir to get united and don’t come under any pressure.”

“India is trying to give incentives as cost of slavery. So don’t accept valueless things which will make the whole nation a slave to Hindutva forever. We will not live forever, our coming generations will not be saved if today we will get cost of our freedom.” »

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Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League has said that India has unleashed a reign of terror in occupied Kashmir and Indian forces are treating people like animals.

JKPL Vice Chairman Aijaz Rehmani and party spokesman Maulvi Rafiq, in a joint statement, said that the occupational forces subject inmates to brutal torture without considering age and gender during raids on their houses. The leaders said that troops were damaging properties and killing cattle, besides destroying orchards.

The statement deplored that relatives were not allowed to shift patients to hospitals. »

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Chandigarh, September 25 (KMS): Punjab is the only such state in India where local people are on the streets protesting against the ongoing military lockdown in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Common people, farmers, workers, laborers and intellectuals are participating in protests, dharnas, processions and seminars.

Many well-known organizations in Punjab have been active in protest against the repeal of Article 370. Prominent among these are: Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Lok Morcha Punjab, Reasonable Society, Punjab Student Union, Bharatiya Kisan Union, Factory Mazdoor Union, Textile Hosiery Workers Union, Pendu Mazdoor Union, Kisan Sangharsh Committee, Patriot Memorable Hall Committee, Punjab Employees Union and Desh Kisan Morcha. »

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Brussels, September 25 (KMS): The European Union has called for an immediate political dialogue process between India and Pakistan with the involvement of the people of Kashmir.

In response to a letter dispatched by Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) Ali Raza Syed to the President of European Commission, EU External Action Service (EU’s Foreign Ministry) said, the EU is closely following the situation in the region.

The reply to Chairman KC-EU was sent by Dietmar Krissler, the head of Pakistan-Afghanistan Division at Directorate of Asia and Pacific of External Action Service on the behalf of President European Commission. »

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Srinagar, September 25(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, with no even an iota of improvement in situation on ground, life continues to remain uncertain in Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region on the 52nd consecutive day, today.

From north to south, business activities continue to remain suspended and public transport is off the road in the occupied territory. Mobile calling service, broadband and pocket internet continue to remain shut on 52nd consecutive day, today.

Contradicting the Indian government’s claims that schools up to high school-level are open, the parents maintain that attendance of students remains negligible in all ten districts of the valley and five of the Jammu region. »

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