Jammu, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Doda, Bhaderwah and Kishtwar against repeal of special status of the territory by Indian government.

All shops and business centres were closed while transport was off the road to express solidarity with the people of the Kashmir valley. »

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New Delhi, September 28 (KMS): Former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir and Indian National Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad, has said that situation in Kashmir is deplorable and a huge crisis is unfolding in the valley where the poor people have nothing to eat.

Ghulam Nabi Azad in a media interview in New Delhi after coming back from a six-day visit to occupied Kashmir said, “A huge crisis is unfolding in Kashmir and the fears I had expressed while seeking the Supreme Court’s permission to travel to Kashmir have come true.”

He said that the authorities were resorting to intimidation and suppression of facts and that things had come to such a pass that people were resorting to civil disobedience as a mark of protest. »

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

The troops during cordon and search operations martyred three youth in Naranag area of Ganderbal and as many youth in Batote area of Ramban district of Jammu region. Earlier, one Indian soldier was killed and another was injured in an attack in Batote. The operations continued till last reports came in. »

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“I stand here at this forum of world leaders where we have a chance to discuss the problems the world is facing.

I especially came to this forum despite a difficult time in my country; facing challenges… I would not have come had there not been a very urgent problem that the world must address.

1st let me talk about climate change; I have seen a lot of leaders talk about this. But I don’t see world leaders really realizing the urgency of the situation. We have a lot of ideas; but as they say, ideas without funding is mere hallucination.

Pakistan is among the top 10 nations in the world affected by climate change. We depend on our rivers, we are mainly an agricultural country. 80 percent of our water comes from the glaciers and these are melting at an alarming pace. »

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Washington, September 28 (KMS): Indian-American lawmaker Pramila Jayapal along with 13 other Members of US Congress has urged the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to address concerns over the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and lift the communications blackout in the territory.

A statement addressed to the Indian Prime Minister was issued jointly by the US lawmakers, Gilbert R Cisneros, Jr Judy Chu, Pramila Jayapal, Carolyn Maloney, Gerald Connolly, Ilhan Omar, Barbara Lee, Al Green, Zoe Lofgren, Andy Levin, Mike Levin, James P. McGovern, Jan Schakowsky and Katie Porter.

“On behalf of thousands of families across the country, who have been unable to contact family in Kashmir, we are urging the Indian Prime Minister to lift the communications blackout and address the ongoing humanitarian concerns,” the lawmakers said in the joint statement. »

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Dhaka, September 28 (KMS): People marched in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, against Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir and demanded of the Indian government to end continued curfew in the territory.

The members of a group Kashmir Solidarity Council Bangladesh (KSCB) gathered in Maghbazar, neighborhood of the city, and took out a procession.

Demanding restoration of the special status of occupied Kashmir, they urged the Indian government to stop persecution of the Muslims in the territory.

“Without holding a referendum as recommended by the United Nations, peace cannot be established in Kashmir,” Mufti Habibur Rahman, KSCB central leader, said in his address to the rally. »

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Islamabad, September 28 (KMS): The Convener of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter, Syed Abdullah Gilani, has said that Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, in his address to the UN General Assembly has effectively represented the aspirations of the Kashmiris.

Syed Abdullah Gilani talking to media in Islamabad said that Imran Khan had fulfilled his promise of going across the world as an ambassador of Kashmiris. He said that the Prime Minister’s speech in the UNGA had boosted the morale of the Kashmiri people engaged in a peaceful struggle of securing their right to self-determination.

Syed Abdullah Gilani thanked Imran Khan on behalf of the leadership of All Parties Hurriyat Conference for highlighting in an effective manner the Kashmir dispute and the sufferings faced by the people of occupied Kashmir due to continued curfew, restrictions and communication blockade imposed by India in the territory. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the sufferings of the people of the Kashmir valley continue unabated due to the restrictions and heavy deployment of Indian troops and police in every nook and corner.

Normal life remains crippled on the 55th consecutive day, today, in the Kashmir valley as shops, business establishments and educational institutions are closed and public transport is off the roads. The people are facing acute shortage of essential commodities including milk, baby food and life-saving medicines.

The occupation authorities keep the communication means including internet and mobile phones suspended and TV channels shut in the Kashmir valley and Muslim areas of Jammu region, adding to the woes of the residents. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, students are facing difficulties as schools and colleges continue to be shut for the last 55 days since August 5.

The schools and colleges continue to be shut with no signs of them opening any soon as the annual exam season draws nearer in the schools sparking fears among the students of delay in the academic year.

At her home in Peerbagh locality of Srinagar, Rutba Mustafa, 18, is teaching few kids including her relatives and neighbors who study in lower classes. Voluntarily she is helping them to complete the syllabus at home. »

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New York, Sept 28 (KMS): The world needed to understand the gravity of the human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir and pressure India to lift the military curfew in the valley, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said in an interview with American network CNN.
PM Imran talked at length about the issues discussed in his address to the United Nations earlier on Friday.
Highlighting the situation of occupied Kashmir, the premier said that the enormity of the situation could be gauged from the presence of nine hundred thousand Indian troops in the occupied territory.
Ruling out a meeting with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PM Imran noted that besieging Kashmiris for over fifty days was a testament to the hateful mindset of the Indian leader. »

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