2020 January 28 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, January 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the Kashmiris had been rendering their lives for a great cause of freedom since 1931.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar paid rich tributes to the victims of massacres of Gaw Kadal, Handwara and Kupwara carried out by Indian troops in 1990s. It said that since 1990, Indian troops had committed several mass killings but no investigation was conducted into these incidents. »

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Jammu, January 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Kishtwar district of Jammu region, today.

The troops cordoned off several villages including Wadon, Dachhan, Bonza and Marwah in the district and started searches. Mobile Internet service has been suspended in the area. »

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Kashmiris facing genocide in all respects

Srinagar, January 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat organizations have warned that Indian Army can mastermind any false flag operation to create a war-like situation in the sub-continent and to defame Pakistan and the Kashmir movement.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir People’s League, Young Men’s League and other Hurriyat organizations in their statements in Srinagar said, India’s drama of arresting its own senior police officer Davinder Singh has exposed that its own forces’ personnel have been involved in violent operations in occupied Kashmir. They cited the massacre of 35 Sikhs in Chittisinghpura in 2000, the Samjhota Express blasts in 2007, the attack on Indian Parliament in 2001 and Amritsar attack in 2018 to prove that all these operations were masterminded by the then Indian army chiefs to malign Pakistan and the Kashmiri mujahideen.

The Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar paid rich tributes to the victims of massacres of Gaw Kadal, Handwara and Kupwara carried out by Indian troops in 1990s. It reiterated its demand of an impartial probe into these mass killings to punish the perpetrators. »

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London, January 28 (KMS): Kashmir Youth Assembly (KYA) under the patronage of Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) organised an inter-active dialogue – “Democratic order for People of Jammu & Kashmir” linking it with people’s “right to self-determination”.

The event coincided with India’s Republic Day, largely observed by Kashmiris and their sympathisers all over the world as a “Black Day” said a press release by OKC.

Prof Nazir A Shawl, executive constituent member of the OKC, moderated the proceedings. In his opening remarks Prof Shawl stated that we need to retrospectively analyse the situation in and around Kashmir. »

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New Delhi, January 28 (KMS): In total deviation from the constitution of the country, the Narendra Modi-led Indian government has made it binding for its citizens to provide proofs of their religious beliefs while applying for citizenship under the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA).

A government official in a statement in New Delhi while excluding Muslims said that besides non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, “The applicants belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain or Parsi faiths will also have to furnish documents to prove that they entered India on or before December 31, 2014.” »

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Mysuru, January 28 (KMS): A Karnataka city court has granted bail to Nalini Balakumar who is booked under sedition charges for displaying ‘Free Kashmir’ placard during a protest at the University of Mysore. Other accused Maridevaiah was also granted bail.

Second Additional District and Sessions Court judge Jerald Rudolph Mendonca granted bail to Nalini and Maridevaiah under eight conditions. The court ordered to release them on bail on executing a personal bond for a sum of Rs 50,000 each with a surety. »

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Srinagar, January 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party President, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed hope that resolutions tabled in the European parliament against lockdown in Kashmir and the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA will be followed up with sanctions on India.

A tweet on Mehbooba’s twitter handle reads: “Relieved to see the EU parliament pass resolutions against communal CAB & brutal lockdown in Kashmir. Hope it’s followed up with sanctions. GOI’s actions are frittering away all of India’s assiduously earned soft power.”

Pertinently, as Mehbooba Mufti is under house arrest in Srinagar, she has allowed her daughter Iltija Mufti to use her twitter handle. »

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Srinagar, January 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem Azadi has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of its Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilab, detained in Baramulla jail.

Islami Tanzeem Azadi spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the life of Abdul Samad Inqilabi, who is suffering from many ailments, is in serious danger if not properly treated. »

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Guwahati, Jan 28 (KMS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was forced to cancel his visit to the country’s troubled northeast for the second time in less than two months owing to the raging agitation against the new citizenship law passed by Parliament last month.
Modi was supposed to inaugurate the youth games called Khelo India in Guwahati January 10, but it was cancelled two days ahead of the event. There was speculation among some official circles that the prime minister would turn up at the closing ceremony of the games but that did not happen.
Just a week ahead of the games, a cricket match between India and Sri Lanka had to be cancelled in the city due to rains but spectators from the gallery shouted slogans against Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and another senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who are staunch advocates of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. »

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Islamabad, Jan 28 (KMS): Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur reiterated his pledge to observe the Kashmir solidarity day in befitting manner.
Every Pakistani should stand with Kashmiri brethren on February 5 and pay tribute to the Kashmiri people who got martyred in their just freedom struggle, he said this while chairing a meeting, here, to review the arrangements for Kashmir Solidarity Day. »

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