2020 January 21 » Kashmir Media Service

Davos, January 21 (KMS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday met in Davos, the Swiss city, which is hosting the World Economic Forum 2020, alongside their delegations, Geo New reported.

During their meeting, Trump told the Pakistani premier — whom he referred to as “my friend” — that he would speak to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the ongoing Kashmir issue. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people have been asked through posters, surfaced in every nook and corner of the territory to observe India’s Republic Day on January 26 as black day, saying that India has no right to celebrate its Republic Day as it has occupied Jammu and Kashmir illegally.

The posters were displayed by two local organizations, Warseen-e-Shuhada and Nawjawanan-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Thousands defy curbs to attend funerals

Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today, raising the toll to five during the past two days.

The youth were killed during a cordon and search operation launched by the personnel of Indian Army, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Awanitpora area of the district. Earlier, an Indian soldier and a special police officer were killed and another was injured in an attack in the same area.

Meanwhile, thousands of people defying restrictions participated in the funeral prayers of the three youth in Shopian and Pulwama districts. These youth were martyred by Indian troops in Shopian, yesterday. Anti-India, pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans were raised on the occasion. »

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Rawalpindi, January 21 (KMS): The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday assured Pakistan army’s full support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and its people.

The assurance was reiterated when the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Masood Khan met the COAS at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) The said that during the meeting, matters of mutual interest particularly situation on the Line of Control (LoC) and Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) were discussed. »

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, today, said that Modi government was trying to stoke communal tension in occupied Kashmir to divert attention from the chaos caused in India by anti-minorities moves.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the plan to set up a separate Pandit colony for migrant Kashmiri Pandits in occupied Kashmir was aimed at fomenting communal tension among the Kashmiris to world’ss divert attention from the current upsurge of Indians against National Population Register (NPR), Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and other anti-people and inhuman steps and legislation to thrust Hindutva Raj on the heterogeneous cultural populations of India. »

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Committee, Syed Fakhar Imam, today, said that Indian government would not be able to keep a hold over occupied Kashmir for long, as Pakistan has fully exposed the fascist, racist and extremist face of Indian regime at every forum.

Syed Fakhar Imam said that Kashmir dispute would be resolved under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister, Imran Khan. He said India has miserably failed to convince the world that Kashmir is its internal matter and added that India is facing defeat at every international forum. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed during a cordon and search operation by the personnel of Indian central Reserve police Force, Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of Indian police in Awanitpora area of the district. The operation was going on till last reports came in. »

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New Delhi, January 21 (KMS): A few days after the Mysuru Bar Association passed a resolution barring its members from appearing for Nalini Balakumar, facing sedition for holding “Free Kashmir” placard, around 169 lawyers from the Karnataka state – including Senior Advocates – signed a Vakalatnama offering to appear for her in court.

A Mysuru court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the anticipatory bail application filed on behalf of Nalini Balakumar, a student who had recently been booked for sedition for allegedly holding a “Free Kashmir” placard during a protest at the University of Mysore. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Zamruda Habib, Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen has called upon the international community to raise its voice for the release of Kashmiri political detainees including women leaders.

Zamruda Habib in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed deep concern over the day-to-day deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and said that gross human rights violations were committed by the Indian occupational forces with impunity. She said that freedom of expression and right to assembly was in a state of suspension in the occupied territory.

The Kashmiri woman leader said the self denial mode of the Indian government needs to be understood and urged the world to demand a transparent fact-finding process to know the actual situation on ground and a desirable process for determining the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir needs to expedited. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the deadliest Gaw Kadal massacre continues to haunt the families of the victims as they have failed to get justice even 30 years have passed since the tragedy happened.

Over 50 people were killed and hundreds others were injured when Indian troops had opened fire on peaceful protesters in Gaw Kadal area of Srinagar on this day in 1990.

On January 21, 1990, the troops associated with Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) had barged into residential houses in Chota Bazar area of Srinagar and molested several women. Thousands of people defying restrictions, imposed by the administration of the then Governor, Jagmohan Malhotra came out on roads and began to march towards the downtown Srinagar via Gaw Kadal. As people reached the Gaw Kadal bridge, the men of Central Reserve Police Force opened indiscriminate fire killing more than 50 people. »

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