Students hold anti-India demonstrations in Srinagar

Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Gilani, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and all other Hurriyat leaders and organisations have condemned India’s efforts to mislead the world by arranging a strictly guided visit of Delhi-based envoys to the territory.

The APHC in a statement in Srinagar said the tour was a desperate attempt by the Modi government to show the world that all is well in occupied Kashmir. It said that such nefarious tactics could not change the ground realities and the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Senior Hurriyat leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, in a statement in Srinagar said, the world knows about the Kashmir dispute, about the UN resolutions on Kashmir and resent close-door consultations on Kashmir by the UN Security Council. He said that the envoys should focus on the resolution of the Kashmir dispute and demand withdrawal of Indian troops and repeal of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act, from occupied Kashmir. »

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Kuala Lumpur, January 11 (KMS): Renowned Indian Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, has said that the Modi government offered to scrap the cases against him in exchange for his support on Kashmir move.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Zakir Naik in a video message making rounds on social media says that he rejected the deal in which he was offered a safe passage back home in return for his allegiance to the government’s stance on Kashmir.

He also maintains that the government officials, who approached him on behalf of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Home Minister, Amit Shah, told him that India wanted to use his connection to improve relations with Muslim countries. »

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Islamabad, January 11 (KMS): APHC-AJK chapter leaders, Abdul Majeed Malik and Imtiaz Wani have said that the people of occupied Kashmir have been facing severe difficulties due to continued military siege.

APHC-AJK leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, Abdul Majeed Malik, in a statement issued in Islamabad said that India had used all cheap tactics to suppress the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people but miserably failed in its nefarious designs. He said that India had to accept ground situation, give up its intransigence and create conducive atmosphere for peaceful settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

Abdul Majeed Malik said that India wanted to hoodwink the world community by organizing a controlled visit of hand-picked envoys to occupied Kashmir. He said that the envoys of the European Union countries had refused to visit the occupied territory as they wanted to freely meet politicians and common people. »

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Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, has said that the Delhi-based foreign envoys’ recent visit to Kashmir to assess the ground situation was another fruitless exercise in diplomacy.

Professor Abdul Ghani Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said, the world knows about the Kashmir dispute, about the UN resolutions on Kashmir and resent closed door consultations on Kashmir by the UN Security Council. He said that the envoys should focus on the resolution of the Kashmir dispute and demand withdrawal of Indian troops from towns and cities and repeal of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), from occupied Kashmir. He said, Indian government wants to keep Kashmir under military occupation without resolution. »

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Islamabad, January 11 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has strongly condemned maltreatment by the Indian government and the prison authorities with the Bar President, Mian Abdul Quyoom and his associates.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that Mian Abdul Quyoom, Muhammad Ashraf Butt and Nazir Ahmad Ronga lodged in the Agra Jail in India, were suffering from several diseases and thousands of youth languishing in various Indian jails and police interrogation centres for the last many months in the wake of 5th August 2019 episode. »

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Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police and troops have arrested over three dozen persons in Srinagar and other districts of the territory.

The Indian police, troops and paramilitary personnel during joint cordon and search operations and house raids in the last one week arrested dozens of youth including Nisar Ahmed Dar, Sajjad Ahmed Dar, Amir Ahmed Butt, Sameer Ahmed Najar, Mudassir Ahmed Khan, Abdul Aziz Khan, Muhammad Arif Mir, Mubarak Ahmed Ganai, Jamaat-e-Islami activist Mufti Imran Wani, Imam of a mosque Shabbir Ahmed, Showkat Ahmed Mir, Shabbir Ahmed Mir and Javaid Ahmed Sofi in Srinagar, Budgam, Bandipora, Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian and Kishtwar districts. »

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London, January 11 (KMS): Kashmiri representative, Syed Manzoor Ahmed Shah, in a statement said that he along with the Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination Movement International (JKSDMI) Chairman, Raja Najabat Hussain and its office bearers met Member of British parliament, Tracy Brabin, Councillor Yasmeen Dar and Councillor Kaneez, at Bartley in UK and apprised them about the prevailing situation of occupied Kashmir.

Syed Manzoor Ahmed Shah addressing a reception at Bartley in UK said that the Indian forces were committing the worst human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have revoked the detention orders issued under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) against 26 persons, including former president of High Court Bar Association, Nazir Ahmed Ronga.

These people were detained and booked under the PSA after August 5, last year, when the Indian government repealed Kashmir’s special status and divided it into two union territories.

Besides Nazir Ahmed Ronga, the persons whose detention has been revoked are Rauf Ahmed Dar, Abdul Salam Rathar, Tanveer Ahmed Butt, Muhammad Umar Dar, Mudassir Ahmed Tantray, Rameez Ahmed Hajam, Muhammad Imran Dar, Muzafar Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Maqbool Yatoo, Showkat Ahmed Shah, Muhammad Arif Lone, Ishfaq Ahmed Ganai, Mudassir Maqbool Teli, Shabbir Ahmed Butt, Nawaz Ahmed Haroo, Sadam Hussain Haroo, Rafiq Ahmed Butt, Shabbir Ahmed Lone, Fayaz Ahmed Naikoo, Shabbir Ahmed Wani, Umar Gull, Aadil Ahmed Lone, Shahnawaz Ahmed Dar, Zahoor Ahmad Mir and Javaid Kalas.

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If foreigners can visit Kashmir why not us: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, January 11 (KMS): Congress leader, Kapil Sibal, has criticized the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, for organizing a tour of Delhi-based envoys to occupied Kashmir and not allowing the Indian people to move to the territory.

Kapil Sibal at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday while commenting on the visit of foreign envoys to occupied Kashmir asked Narendra Modi why people from outside India “have the right to visit” the territory and not the country’s politicians.

“I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” Kapil Sibal said. »

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Bagh, AJK, January 11 (KMS): Hurriyat AJK leader, Abdul Hameed Lone has said that the Modi-led Indian government has besieged the population of 8 million in occupied Kashmir since it revoked Kashmir’s special status and imposed lockdown on August 05, last year.

Abdul Hameed Lone addressing a seminar in Bagh said that the purpose of the August 5 move by the Indian government was to change demography of the territory by settling non-Kashmiris but the people of Kashmir would never allow this to happen. »

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