2019 October 29 » Kashmir Media Service

Islamabad, October 29 (KMS): A Turkish lawmaker has suggested a Muslim mechanism for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India.

Addressing an event in the Turkish capital Ankara to mark “Kashmir Black Day”, ruling Justice and Development Party lawmaker Ali Sahin said that people in Turkey are well aware of what Kashmiris are going through. »

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Geneva, October 29 (KMS): The United Nations expressed its concerns, today, about the deprivation of human rights of the people in occupied Kashmir.

In a tweet, the UN asked India to “unlock the situation and fully restore the rights that are currently being denied”. »

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New Delhi, October 29 (KMS): The Indian civil society organized a protest in New Delhi, today, to express its solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The protest organized at Jantar Mantar was participated by people from all walks of life including artists, academics and students.

Representatives from various political parties and members of civil society spoke at the protest. »

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Clashes in Srinagar, other parts, several injured

Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an unofficial delegation of over 20 European members of parliament visited the territory, today, amidst people’s civil disobedience, complete shutdown, massive presence of Indian troops, lockdown, communications blackout and clashes between the troops and the demonstrators.

Many people were injured in firing by Indian troops on peaceful protesters and subsequent clashes between the forces’ personnel and the protesters in central, south and north Kashmir in the valley. At least, 40 demonstrations were held in Srinagar alone.

In the occupied territory, the shopkeepers generally used to open shops for a period of two hours in the morning but skipped the practice, today, to demonstrate to the visiting delegation of European members of parliament their anger and resentment against Indian illegal occupation and removal of Articles 370 and 35A. The entire territory wore a deserted look. Even the roadside vendors, who were otherwise regularly setting up their stalls over the past two months of lockdown, were also not witnessed anywhere in the territory. »

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Islamabad, October 29 (KMS): The leaders of Hurriyat AJK, Syed Abdullah Gilani, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi and Muhammad Rafiq Dar, have termed India’s action of facilitating the visit of a delegation of European lawmakers as a conspiracy to hoodwink the world into believing that situation is normal in occupied Kashmir.

Syed Abdullah Gilani, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi and Muhammad Rafiq Dar addressing a hurriedly-convened press conference in Islamabad, today, said that occupied Kashmir continued to remain under strict lockdown since 5th of August. They said that over one million troops deployed in occupied Kashmir were engaged in grave human rights violations in the territory.

They said that India had created an environment of fear in occupied Kashmir. “Due to continued curfew, people have been confined to their homes. Economy and fruit orchards have been destroyed. Future of students has been put at stake. The number of deaths has increased due to shortage of life-saving drugs. The life has become a hell for inhabitants,” they added. »

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London, October 29 (KMS): Member of European Parliament MEP, Chris Davies, was uninvited from visiting occupied Kashmir after he expressed the desire to travel in the territory freely, unaccompanied.

Chris Davies, an MEP for North West England, was a part of the group of EU MPs who were invited to visit Kashmir to see the situation on the ground.

Chris Davies was invited by a Women’s Economic and Social Think Tank (WESTT) to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 28 and then continue his journey to occupied Kashmir ending with a press conference on the October 30 but was uninvited the day after the invitation was extended.

Responding to India Today’s TV email query, Chris Davies said, “On October 8, I told WESTT that I was happy to accept the invitation on the condition that during my time in Kashmir, I would be free to go wherever I wish, and talk to whoever I wish, unaccompanied by military, police or security forces but accompanied by journalists.” »

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Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least six non-Kashmiri labourers were killed in an attack in Kulgam district, today.

Unknown gunmen fired upon and killed five non-Kashmiri labourers and injured another in Kulgam.

Before these killings, four non-Kashmiri truck drivers and a labourer have been killed in the territory since August 5. »

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Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Mazahmat while hailing the freedom sentiments of the Kashmiri people has said that the recent steps taken by the Indian rulers by the dint of military might in the territory are unacceptable.

A Tehreek-e-Mazahmat spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar denounced the Indian government’s attempt to distort the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the territory into two union territories, which he said is not acceptable to the people of Kashmir.

He said that these steps are meant to abolish the Muslim majority character of Jammu and Kashmir by changing its demography. »

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Kashmiri people urged to hold strong protests

Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured in firing by Indian forces on peaceful protesters in Srinagar and other areas of the territory.

The protests were held on the occasion of a delegation of European Parliament’s visit to the occupied territory, today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arranged the visit of Islamophobic EU members to the Kashmir valley when matriculation examinations are being held to show a kind of normalcy in the territory.

However, Kashmiri people took to streets in many parts of the valley to belie the Indian claim. Indian forces used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on pro-freedom protesters in several areas of Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley, leaving many injured on Tuesday. »

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Tehran, October 29 (KMS): Shiraz University of medical sciences, Iran, hosted a peaceful protest and candle match for Kashmir and held a two minutes silence to condemn the tyranny people of Kashmir are going through in occupied Kashmir.

While addressing the students and senior officials, Hujjatul Islam Sheikh Amin said, “This is not a matter of Shia or Sunni, not the matter of blood, not the matter of skin colour, this Kashmir issue is the matter of humanity. Today we all stand for Kashmir and we will keep doing that until Kashmiris get justice”

“If not now, When? If not you,then who? Said, a student from Indian occupied Kashmir while speaking to the protesters and demanded the Iranian leaders and world bodies to play their role.”

“India should give the right of referendum to the people of Kashmir” demanded the students from various nationalities, giving a strong and clear message to international community and world leaders and especially Iran that they stand together for Kashmir and they feel pain of innocent Kashmiris. »

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