Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth in Pulwama district.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of the district. »

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Says atmosphere of fear prevailing in valley

Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a five-member civil society delegation led by former BJP leader, Yashwant Sinha on Monday ended its four-day visit to Kashmir asserting that the situation in the Valley after the abrogation of Kashmir’s special status was not normal.

The delegation, known as Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG), also termed the curbs by the police on their movement in different parts of the Valley as a deliberate ploy by the authorities to hide the ground reality. »

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IOK situation remains tense

Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, 2,337 women were among 95,469 civilians, martyred during the past 30 years of unabated state terrorism unleashed by India in every nook and corner of the territory.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, today, Indian troops molested 11,175 women during the period. The report maintained that Kashmiri women had been the worst victims of the harrowing conflict, which rendered 22,910 women widowed since 1989.

The report deplored that the troops were using molestation as a weapon to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for right to self-determination. It said that over 100 women were gang-raped by the troops at Kunanposhpora in Kupwara in February 1991 while two women; Aasiya and Neelofar were abducted, raped and subsequently killed in Shopian in May 2009. A 9-year-old girl, Asifa met similar fate in Kathua area of Jammu region, last year. Around half a dozen women including Aasiya Andrabi, Fahmeeda Sofi and Naheeda Nasreen are languishing in Indian jails. »

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Rawalpindi, November 25 (KMS): A rally was taken out by the students and teachers of Asif Public School from Siddiqui Chowk to 6th Road in Rawalpindi, today, to express solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The students were carrying placards and banners in their hands inscribed with slogans against India and in favour of the Kashmiri people.

The rally was attended by Hurriyat leaders Ghulam Mohammad Safi, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Mohammad Farooq Rahmani, Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Manzoor-ul-Haq Butt, Abdul Hameed Lone, Engineer Mushtaq Mahmood, Sheikh Abdul Mateen, Syed Ijaz Rahmani, Zahid Safi, Mohammad Shafi Dar and Advocate Pervez Ahmad Shah. »

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Jeddah, November 24 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar at the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretariat in Jeddah expressed their grave concern over the plight of Kashmiris in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

A large number of diplomats and Pakistani and Kashmiri community representatives attended the event where OIC Secretary General’s representative on Kashmir and Assistant Secretary General Yousaf Bin Muhammad Al-Zabeay was the chief guest.

Addressing on the occasion Yousaf Bin Muhammad said the OIC attaches great importance to the Kashmiri people and their peaceful struggle for self-determination in accordance with the UN resolutions. He said the OIC has supported Kashmiris as the issue has long been on the agenda of all OIC summit and the Council of Foreign Ministers meetings. OIC also has formed a Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir since 1994 and since then it holds regular meetings to reiterate the support of the OIC members and has shown concern on the situation in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, 2,337 women were among 95,469 civilians martyred during the last 30 years due to the unabated acts of Indian state terrorism.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Indian troops molested 11,175 women during this period. It maintained that Kashmiri women have been the worst victims of the harrowing conflict, which rendered 22,910 women widowed since 1989.

The report deplored that the troops had been routinely involved in sexual harassment of Kashmiri women to suppress the ongoing liberation struggle. It further pointed out that although men had been subjected to enforced disappearances, but women were adversely affected because of being related to the disappeared persons as mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, posters appeared in several areas of Srinagar and adjoining areas asking people to continue civil disobedience against India’s illegal moves in Kashmir.

People have been asked to belie India’s claim of normalcy through keeping their shutters down and vehicles off the roads as a mark of silent protest against revocation of Kashmir’s special status. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the situation continues to remain tense and far from normal in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region, as India-imposed lockdown entered 113th running day, today.

Restrictions under Section 144 are enforced amid huge presence of Indian troops. Ban on internet across all platforms, SMS and prepaid mobile services remains in place in the Valley.

Showing their anger and defiance against New Delhi’s anti-Kashmir moves, residents of the Valley continue to observe silent protest by keeping their shops closed except for few hours during the day and staying away from offices and educational institutions. Public transport also largely remains off the roads. »

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Kotli, November 25 (KMS): Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Pirpanchal Peace Foundation, Mahmood Akhtar Qureshi has said that rallies and protest demonstrations in occupied Kashmir belie the propaganda of Indian rulers and media that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are happy with the India’s August move and that the situation is normal in the territory.

Mahmood Akhtar Qureshi in a statement issued in Kotli cited a recent protest march of Jammu civil society and Congress party in Jammu, which demanded immediate restoration of the old status of Jammu and Kashmir. The participants also called for an immediate end to the brutal atrocities in the territory, he added. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested a Hurriyat activist, Bashir Ahmad Qureshi in Srinagar on the charge of organizing anti-India protests.

The police arrested Bashir Ahmad Qureshi in Chanpora area of the city. The police in a statement in Srinagar claimed that they succeeded in arresting the main organizer of Anchar protests in Chanpora area of South Zone Srinagar, adding that he has been identified as Bashir Ahmad Qureshi, resident of Tangdhar, presently staying at Baghi-Mehtab in Srinagar.

He was charged with organizing anti-India protests in Srinagar especially in Anchar area of Soura. “During preliminary investigation, officers learnt about his links with Hurriyat. As per the police records, he has played main role in provoking youth and instigating them to carry out anti-India protests,” claimed police spokesman in a statement. Investigation in the matter is going on,” he added. »

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