Srinagar, January 25  (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a siege and search operation at Hariparigam in Tral area of the district.

Earlier, three Indian soldiers were injured during an attack in the same area. The military operation was going on when the last reports came in.

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India has no right to celebrate Republic Day in IOK

Srinagar, January 25 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world will observe Indian Republic Day, tomorrow, as Black Day in protest against India’s continued denial of their right to self-determination.

Call for the observance of the Black Day has been given by the APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and Mir Shahid Saleem. The day will be marked with a complete strike and protests in occupied Kashmir and anti-India demonstrations and rallies in world capitals. This year, the observance of the Black Day is also aimed at registering protest against the continued lockdown of occupied Kashmir imposed by India since August 5, last year.

The Hurriyat leaders in their statements and messages said that India was not a real democratic country as it had been suppressing the Kashmiris’ voice through military might for the past over seven decades. They said that India had no right to celebrate its Republic Day in Kashmir as it had occupied the territory against the will of the Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, January 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi has said that India has deprived the people of Kashmir of their birthright to self-determination and has no right to celebrate its Republic Day in the territory.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India had occupied the territory in 1947 against the will of the Kashmiri people through military might. He said that the so-called largest democracy had violated all democratic norms and values and usurped all the fundamental rights of the Kashmiris. »

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Islamabad, January 25 (KMS): Hurriyat leaders have appealed to the Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control and across the globe to mark Indian Republic Day, tomorrow, as Black Day.

APHC-AJK Convener, Syed Abdullah Gilani, in a statement in Islamabad said that India had always suppressed the Kashmiris’ aspirations through its military might. He said that the freedom sentiment of Kashmiri people could not be subdued through oppression and suppression. He said that no compromise would be made on the right to self-determination and struggle for liberation of Kashmir would continue till complete success. »

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New Delhi, January 25 (KMS): Illegally detained senior APHC leader, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmed Shah has appealed to Kashmiris living all over the world to observe Indian Republic Day, tomorrow, as Black Day.

Shabbir Ahmed Shah in his message from New Delhi’s Tihar jail urged the Kashmiri masses to observe a silent protest, tomorrow, to convey a message to the world that they reject India’s unlawful and forcible occupation of their motherland.

“The country that is grossly involved in death and destruction in Kashmir and holding millions of Kashmiris hostage at the gunpoint has no right to observe Republic Day,” he added. »

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Jammu, January 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has urged the Kashmiri people to observe January 26, Indian Republic Day, as Black Day in protest against India’s illegal occupation of their homeland.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu said, as India celebrates its Republic Day, people of occupied Kashmir are living under the worst lockdown for the past over five months.

He said, there has been an unprecedented increase in the human rights violations as the territory has been turned into a jail where people are facing humanitarian crisis. »

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Srinagar, January 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, former president of High Court Bar Association (HCBA), Nazir Ahmad Ronga has said that the Indian judiciary is under challenge and that the illegally detained Kashmiri lawyers should be released to defend the petition they filed against the repeal of special status of Kashmir by the Indian government.

Nazir Ahmad Ronga, who spent more than five months in a jail in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, was part of the group of Kashmiri lawyers that had filed the petition in the Supreme Court of India against the scrapping of Article 370 that granted special status. He was detained on the morning of August 9, just four days after the Indian government repealed Kashmir’s special status. »

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Amritsar (Indian Punjab), January 25 (KMS): Sikh organizations in Amritsar city of Indian Punjab organized demonstrations against the Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir and recent anti-minorities moves in India by the Modi government.

A large number of protesters from all communities took to the streets in Amritsar and chanted slogans against Modi, RSS and BJP. The protesters raised strong voice in support of the Kashmir cause.

They shouted slogans like “Free Gilani”, “Free Hurriyat leaders”, “Free Yasin Malik”, “Stop state dictatorship in Kashmir”, “Stop shutting voice of Kashmiris by booking them under black law Public Safety Act”.

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Indian troops, police intensify frisking, checking
Srinagar, January 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s Republic Day has brought more miseries to the already besieged people as Indian troops have intensified checking and frisking in Srinagar city and other parts of the territory in the name of so-called security measures.

While the Kashmir Valley remains under strict military lockdown on 174th straight day, today, Indian troops and police personnel have been deployed in strength to keep a watch on the movement of people. The forces’ personnel have set up check points on every road and chowk where commuters and pedestrians are being frisked and vehicles are checked thoroughly.

In Srinagar, all roads leading towards a cricket stadium, where the main function of 26th January is scheduled to be held, have been sealed with barbed wire and barricades have been erected around the stadium. Unprecedented arrangements have been made in and around the stadium. »

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Srinagar, January 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

The troops cordoned off Hari-Pari area of Tral in the wee hours, today, and started searches. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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