2020 February 02 » Kashmir Media Service

Locals protest against troops’ brutalities in IOK

Srinagar, February 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has called upon the international community to play its role in the settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per aspirations of the Kashmiri people and in line with the relevant resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.

A statement issued after a meeting in Jammu said that the people of the territory were being subjected to the worst kind of human rights violations, particularly after the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status by the Indian government in August, last year. The meeting was attended among others by Hurriyat leaders and activists including Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, Mir Shahid Saleem and Narendra Singh Khalsa. They affirmed the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue their liberation movement till it reaches its logical conclusion. »

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Washington, February 02 (KMS): A petition signed by 4570 people has urged the US State Department to declare Hindu extremist organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a terrorist organization.

The signatories, while giving the background of the organization, said, “Founded in 1925, the RSS took direct inspiration from the European fascist movements of the 1920s-1940s, including the Nazi party.”

The petition goes as follows:
“Today, it has metastasized into a 6 million + member uniformed and armed paramilitary. The RSS is responsible for acts of gross violence, including participating in every major pogrom in independent India. We are calling on the US State Department to declare the RSS a terrorist organization.” »

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Srinagar, February 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, four people including two personnel of Central Reserve Police Force were injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Sunday.

Unknown persons lobbed the grenade at CRPF personnel deployed at Partap Park in the Lal Chowk of Srinagar, today.

Following the attack, Indian troops cordoned off the area and launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

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Islamabad, February 02 (KMS): APHC-AJK leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), Abdul Majeed Malik has said that the hardships of the people of occupied Kashmir are increasing with each passing day and the dark night of Kashmiris doesn’t come to an end.

Abdul Majeed Malik addressing a meeting of Kashmiri youth in Islamabad urged them not to forget their brothers and sisters, who are sacrificing their lives in the occupied territory for the Kashmir cause. »

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Manchester, February 02 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination International (JKSDI) launched Kashmir Solidarity Week in the UK city of Ashton-under-Lyne.

The function of Kashmir Solidarity Week was organized in collaboration with the Chairperson of Women Community Group Ms. Naila Sharif and her team. »

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New Delhi, February 02 (KMS): Two days after a man fired a pistol at a group of people protesting against controversial citizenship law near the Jamia Millia university, New Delhi. another man fired two rounds at Shaheen Bagh, the epicentre of the protest against the law, yesterday.

The man, who identified himself as Kapil Gujjar, chanted ‘Jai Shree Ram‘ and said, “hamare desh me aur kisi ki nahi chalegi, sirf Hindu ki chalegi (only Hindus shall have a say in our country, no one else),” as he was taken into custody by the Delhi Police. »

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New Delhi, February 02 (KMS): Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union President Aishe Ghosh has said that had the society raised its voice against the scrapping of Article 370, the Indians wouldn’t have to see the day.

Ghosh, who was injured in an attack by masked assailants on students on the campus of JNU in Delhi on January 5, was speaking at a panel discussion on `Students as the Vanguard’ in Mumbai.

“The first attack on our Constitution was when Article 370 was removed in Kashmir. Had we raised our voice then, we would not have had to see this day,” she said, referring to the current situation in India. »

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Jammu, February 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi and Mir Shahid Saleem at a meeting in Jammu discussed the latest socio-political scenario across the territory.

During the meeting, it was observed that after abrogation of Kashmir’s special status by the Indian government in August, last year, the people had been subjected to the worst kind of human rights violations. »

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Srinagar, February 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of Damhal Hanjipora and adjacent areas of Kulgam district staged a protest demonstration against the harassment by Indian troops.

Around half a dozen shopkeepers were injured after they were ruthlessly beaten by the troops in the area. Eyewitnesses told media that on seeing pro-freedom posters pasted on the walls and streets in Damhal area, the troops went berserk and started beating whatsoever came in their way.
The injured shopkeepers were taken to a nearby hospital.

The critically injured shopkeepers were referred to the Kulgam district hospital for specialized treatment. These injured were identified as Javaid Ahmad, 31, Reyaz Ahmad, 27, Sameer Ahmad, 24, Gowhar Ahmad, 22 and Abdul Rashid, 36. »

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New Delhi, February 02 (KMS): Former Indian Finance Minister, P Chidambaram has said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir need freedom and restoration of their human rights.

P. Chidambaram talking to reporters at All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in New Delhi, said this while reacting on the Indian government’s decision to allocate money in the budget for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. »

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