Jeddah, November 29 (KMS): The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has strongly condemned the continued human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

The Commission during its 16th session in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, deplored that the Indian government, in an attempt to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle for securing their right to self-determination, had resorted to relentless political, economic and communications blockade in the occupied territory. The Commission said that since 5th of August, this year, the Indian government had deployed hundreds of thousands of troops to prevent demonstrations against its illegal measures which had practically turned occupied Kashmir into the biggest open prison in the world. »

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Routine life remains badly affected on 117th day

Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people held forceful demonstrations across central, north and south Kashmir, today, to show their resentment against the Indian occupation.

As the Juma congregational prayers culminated, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara and other areas of the occupied territory. The protesters shouted high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Indian troops and police personnel used brute forces against the demonstrators at many places, injuring several of them. The occupation authorities did not allow Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the Kashmir Valley on 17th consecutive week since 5th August. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities did not allow people to offer Juma prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar and other main mosques and shrines of the territory on the 17th consecutive week, today.

The authorities have not allowed Juma prayers at Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory since August 05 when Narendra Modi-led Indian government repealed special status of occupied Kashmir and put the territory under lockdown.

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‘India plans to eliminate Yasin Malik, other Hurriyat leaders’

Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, today, held a protest demonstration outside the National Press Club in Islamabad against the continued lockdown in occupied Kashmir and illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders including party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Central leaders of JKLF, Hafiz Mohammad Anwar Samavi, Khawaja Saifuddin and Saleem Haroon led the demonstration while other leaders and activists of the organization as well as leaders of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiris and a large number of members of the society participated in it.

The protesters shouted slogans in favour of Kashmir liberation, Muhammad Yasin Malik and other illegally detained leaders. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have shifted the illegally detained Hurriyat activist, Bashir Ahmed, to Central Jail in Srinagar.

The police had arrested Bashir Ahmed, who presently was residing at Bagh-e-Mehtab area, on last Sunday on the charges of organizing a protest rally on August 8, 2019, in Anchar Soura area of Srinagar against the repeal of special status of occupied Kashmir by Narendra Modi-led Indian government. »

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New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): Congress President, Sonia Gandhi, has said that democracy was again subverted when the special status of Kashmir was abrogated by Narendra Modi-led Indian government on August 5.

Sonia Gandhi addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in the Parliament House, said that the ground realities were completely different from the “fictitious images” conjured up by the Modi-Shah (Narendra Modi – Amit Shah) government. »

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New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): Two members of Indian Parliament from occupied Kashmir belonging to National Conference (NC) protested in Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament, against the detention of their party chief Farooq Abdullah, who is an MP from Srinagar.

The two MPs, Hasnain Masoodi and Mohammad Akbar Lone, came to the first row of opposition benches to lodge their protest against the continuous detention of former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah. However, the Speaker ignored their protests and continued with the proceedings of the House. The two MPs then staged a walk out as a mark of protest. »

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Jeddah, November 29 (KMS): The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has strongly condemned the continued human violations in occupied Kashmir.

The IPHRC during its recently concluded 16th session in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, held an open meeting to review the worsening human rights situation in occupied Kashmir, which was attended by all the members of the Commission and a large number of the representatives of the OIC Member and Observer States.

A statement issued after the session said that the IPHRC was appalled to note that the Indian government, in an attempt to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle for right to self-determination, had resorted to relentless political, economic and communications blockade in the occupied territory, which had completed more than 115 days with no sign of letting up in sight. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has said that the suspension of the Internet services is troubling all sections of the society in the territory.

The KEG in a meeting held in Srinagar said, it has been more than three months and the Internet services still remain suspended in the territory, troubling all sections of the society particularly the local media.

The KEG members said that it was not the media only that was facing the brunt of the Internet blockade but other sections of the society too were suffering. »

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Kuala Lumpur, November 29 (KMS): The President of Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM), Azmi Abdul Hamid, has condemned the statement made by India’s Consul General in New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, in which he stated that his country would adopt an “Israeli model” to settle Hindus in occupied Kashmir.

Azmi Abdul Hamid in a statement issued in Kuala Lumpur said that the call by the Indian Consul General was nothing less than an illegal move with the intention to expropriate Kashmir. He said that the diplomat’s offensive and extremist view would not help resolve the Kashmir dispute but rather would aggravate the tension further. »

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