US concerned about detentions, restrictions

Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Gulshanpora area of Tral in the district. Police claimed that the youth were killed during an encounter with the troops. The martyred youth were identified as Umer Fayaz Lone, Faizan Hamid and Adil Bashir Mir.

Meanwhile, people in occupied Kashmir continue to face miseries on the 161st day of military siege and lockdown, today. Amid shivering cold, the residents complain of acute shortage of daily commodities particularly in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region.

In an attempt to sideline the officers in Indian forces belonging to minority communities, Hindu extremist Modi government has arrested a Sikh Deputy Superintendent of Police, Devinder Singh, at Mir Bazaar in South Kahsmir’s Kulgam district. He was arrested on the fake charge of supporting mujahideen. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, belonging to Sikh minority community has been detained along with two other men by Indian police in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

DSP Devinder Singh was detained along with two local youth, Naveed Ahmad Shah and Rafi Ahmed, by a police team headed by DIG South Kashmir, Atul Goyal at Mir Bazaar in Kulgam of South Kashmir. The police team intercepted DSP’s vehicle and arrested him along with Naveed and Rafi without any reason. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, cold conditions also prevailed in the Jammu region, where the minimum temperature plummeted several degrees below normal.

A Met official has predicted light rain or snow in Kashmir over the next 24 hours and said there is possibility of widespread snow. He also forecast light snowfall at the higher reaches of Jammu region and light rain. »

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Chennai, January 12 (KMS): In a series of one after another incident indicating that the freedom struggle in occupied Jammu and Kashmir has become an icon for the Indian masses, especially minorities, living under Modi-led fascist government, posters reading ‘Free Kashmir’ are now being frequently spotted during protest demonstrations in length and breadth of India.

Despite registration of treason cases against the people displaying such posters in the recent past, the newest reading ‘Free Kashmir’ was spotted at a protest demonstration against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Law in Chennai, the other day.

Earlier, such placards were also seen during protests in New Delhi and Mumbai. A poster was raised by a woman protesting violence against the students and faculty members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). »

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Islamabad, January 12 (KMS): The President of Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, has said if the military leadership of India sets its compass in the manner described in Army Chief’s statement that “if Indian Army gets an order then it will take appropriate action to get Azad Jammu and Kashmir, as a consequence of a war between the two nuclear States we may have a very different India beyond 2020 and many of us may not live to see it. »

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Washington, January 12 (KMS): The US State Department has expressed concern over the continued detention of political leaders and restrictions on internet in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The restrictions were imposed on August 5 last when India abrogated the Article 370 that gave special powers to Jammu and Kashmir. »

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