Indian atrocities cannot suppress Kashmiris’ struggle

Srinagar, February 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, amid continued military lockdown, Indian troops intensified cordon and search operations across the territory to harass and intimidate the people.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops arrested several youth during the operations in Srinagar, Badgam, Islamabad, Pulwama, Baramulla, Kupwara, Kishtwar, Doda, Bhaderwah, Rajouri and other areas. The main objective behind these operations is to create a sense of fear among the people to stop them from staging demonstrations against the Indian atrocities in the territory. The local residents told media that the troops forcibly enter their houses, harass the inmates and ransack their properties. »

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Brussels, February 29 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed has condemned continued violence against humanity in India and in occupied Kashmir.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Brussels, reacting over severe situation of the minorities especially Muslims in India and as well as hardships of the people of occupied Kashmir, asked the world community to take serious notice of the current situation.

He said, world major powers should intervene to stop the ongoing anti-Muslim violence in India as it has risen recently, specially 200 million Muslims in India are being targeted by the fanatic elements backed by Modi’s regime. »

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Islamabad, February 29 (KMS): The Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, Abdul Majid Malik, has said that Indian military siege in the occupied Kashmir has entered 209th day, today, and the people are facing the enormous difficulties.

Abdul Majeed Malik in a statement issued in Islamabad said that Narendra Modi first wreaked havoc with the Muslims of Gujarat when he was the Chief Minister and now he had started killing Muslims in New Delhi along with occupied Kashmir.

He said that Muslims were being burnt alive inside their houses and their properties were being destroyed but the international community and the UN have become silent spectators. In addition to killing Kashmiri youth, Indian police are arresting them and sending them to prisons and torture centres. »

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New Delhi, February 29 (KMS): The Indian government has granted sanction to Delhi police to prosecute former President of Delhi’s Jawaharlal University Students’ Union (JNUSU), Kanhaiya Kumar, and others in the 2016 sedition case.

On February 09, 2016, some students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, held a protest in the campus against the execution of prominent Kashmiri liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru. The organizers of the event were former members of the Democratic Students Union (DSU). Four days after the event, JNUSU President, Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested by the Delhi police and charged with sedition. »

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Karnataka, India, February 29 (KMS): The lawyers for the three Kashmiri students, arrested under ‘sedition’ charges in Karnataka, have filed a petition for their bail under police protection.

Three students, Basit Aashiq Sofi, Talib Majeed and Amir Mohiuddin Wani, from Shopian district of occupied Kashmir, studying at a private engineering college in Hubali, were arrested on February 15 on sedition charges for raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting a video of it on a messaging platform.

Earlier, on February 24, the lawyers had failed to file the bail plea due to protests by local lawyers in Dharwad. The Karnataka High Court had subsequently warned that attempts to stop the filing of their bail plea would be treated as contempt of court. »

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Srinagar, February 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a civilian in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The NIA arrested Shakir Bashir Magrey and dubbed him as an over-ground worker of mujahideen. Shakir, a resident of Hajibal, Kakapora, in Pulwama is owner of a furniture shop.

Meanwhile, Indian police raided a residential house in Bongam area of Shopian district. The house belongs to 50-year-old Naseeer Ahmed Mantoo.

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Jammu, February 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the first opening ceremony of the book “ ‘Dogra Ahd Ka Rajouri’ (Rajouri of Dogra regeim) of Maulana Shamsi, the Chairman of Pir Panjal Civil Society, was held in Rajouri.

A large number of people from different walks of life from Rajouri and Poonch attended the book-launching ceremony »

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (KMS): The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has warned the university’s students’ union against providing shelter to the victims of the northeast Delhi violence on the campus.
In the notice, JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar warned of disciplinary action against students found involved in any such efforts.
The JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) has “no legal right to make the JNU campus a shelter”, the notice said. “You are strictly advised against any such activity, failing which appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against you. You are also advised to uphold the need to keep an educational institution like JNU a congenial space for study and research,” it said. »

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Islamabad, Feb 29 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday said he had been stating repeatedly that Modi’s Hindu supremacist agenda was akin to the Nazi pogrom of Jews in the 1930s, while the major powers appeased Hitler.
In tweets, the prime minister said, “As I have stating repeatedly, Modi’s Hindu supremacist agenda is akin to the Nazi pogrom of Jews in the 1930s while the major powers appeased Hitler. Modi conducted pogrom of Muslims in Gujarat as CM & now we are seeing the same in New Delhi”. »

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Gujrat, Feb 29 (KMS): Speakers attending a seminar on Kashmir here at Hafiz Hayat Campus of the University of Gujrat (UoG) on Thursday condemned the flagrant human rights violations in Kashmir by the occupying Indian forces and stressed the need for Pakistani media and youth to play their roles by keeping the issue on the front burner.
Titled “Role of media in freedom of Kashmir”, the seminar was organized by the Centre for Media & Communication Studies (CMCS). »

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