A.S. Dulat skeptical about return of normalcy to IOK

New Delhi, September 29 (KMS): Termination of the special status for Kashmir and the bifurcation of the territory has put the people under great political stress and opened chances of international intervention, declared meeting on Kashmir held in New Delhi.

The statement issued by the Centre for Peace and Progress (CPP) at the end of the discussion, said, “Fifty-five days since the siege began, especially in Kashmir valley but also in Jammu, repressive measures are still in place. Violations of human rights are naturally a routine in an atmosphere of communications and media lockdown. The people too have begun to protest by withholding their participation in normal everyday life. »

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Srinagar, September 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have further intensified restrictions especially in the backdrop of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech on Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, which prompted the youth to come out of their houses in jubilation and clashed with Indian troops at many places in the territory.

Police vans fitted with speakers are making public announcements in Srinagar about movement restrictions, while additional troops have been deployed to prevent any protests.

According to officials and eyewitnesses, the troops also blocked access to the main business centre of Srinagar with razor wire. »

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Islamabad, September 29 (KMS): The Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Zahid Ashraf, has thanked Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for representing the besieged freedom-loving Kashmiris at the United Nations.

Zahid Ashraf in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the Pakistani Prime Minister represented the people of Kashmir in such a candid and courageous manner at a time when the materialistic world is watching the hellish Kashmiris’ ordeal with brazen indifference. »

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New York, September 29 (KMS): The lingering Kashmir dispute came under renewed international focus with growing calls on Saturday for its peaceful settlement in accordance with the United Nations (UN) resolutions, just a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s powerful speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohammad said that Kashmir has been invaded and occupied despite the UN resolution on the issue while Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for a peaceful resolution of the dispute based on the UN Charter and Security Council resolutions. »

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New York, September 29 (KMS): Pakistan submitted its right to reply in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in response to Indian remarks on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech.

In response to First Secretary of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Vidisha Maitra, Zulqarnain Chheena, a diplomat of the Pakistani mission, while exercising his right to reply, said PM Imran had exposed the real cruel face of Indian state terrorism before the world community.

Chheena said India is committing state terrorism in occupied Jammu and Kashmir for the last thirty years. He added that the Indian government was carrying forward the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) agenda. “The killers of Mahatma Gandhi are now ruining the secular face of India in occupied Kashmir,” he asserted. »

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Islamabad, September 29 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China to meet Chinese leadership before October 10 and President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey will visit Pakistan in second half of October over Kashmir, Afghan & Middle East peace, business and development issues.

China and Turkey have supported resolution of Kashmir dispute as per the UN resolutions straight after August 5th Indian annexation of Kashmir. Issues like further collaboration to bring up Kashmir issue on agenda of UN Security Council, CPEC, Afghan & Middle East peace, bilateral trade will come up for discussions with Chinese leadership. »

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IOK erupts in jubilation after Imran Khan’s speech

Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred seven Kashmiri youth in Ganderbal, Ramban and Shopian  districts, today.

The troops during cordon and search operations martyred three youth in Naranag area of Ganderbal and three others in Batote area of Ramban district in Jammu region. Earlier, one Indian soldier was killed and another injured in an attack in Batote. The operations continued till last reports came in. Indian troops also arrested a youth, Sajad Ahmad Malik in Arwani area of Shopian district and martyred him during custody.

On the other hand, people erupted in jubilation, last night, after Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan’s speech in the UN General Assembly where he forcefully and effectively highlighted the sufferings of the Kashmiris due to continued lockdown and communication blackout in the territory. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an officer of India’s Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Jammu.

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the ITBP, Jaswant Singh, was found dead with a bullet injury in his neck at Van Bhawan near Rail head complex in Jammu. Singh hailed from Himachal Pradesh. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people erupted in jubilation after Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan’s speech in the UN General Assembly where he forcefully and effectively highlighted the sufferings of the people of the territory due to continued lockdown and communication blackout.

A correspondent of Kashmir Media Service reported from Srinagar that despite heavy presence of Indian troops, people at many places came out of their homes and celebrated with firecrackers and dance after Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan’s speech at the UN General Assembly. They raised high-pitched pro-Pakistan, pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities further tightened restrictions in Srinagar, today, to prevent people from staging further demonstrations after the speech of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly.

Soon after Imran Khan’s speech, hundreds of people came out of their homes, shouting slogans in support of Imran Khan late on Friday night and calling for the freedom of Kashmir from Indian occupation.

Police vans fitted with speakers made public announcements in Srinagar, today, about restrictions on movement while additional troops were deployed to prevent any protests, according to officials and two eyewitnesses. »

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