Ankara, February 06 (KMS): Speakers at several events held to commemorate the Kashmir Solidarity Day said that the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, huddled between South Asian nuclear powers India and Pakistan, is a pressing issue that the international community should take up.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Burhan Kayaturk, the head of the Turkey-Pakistan Cultural Association, at an event at the Pakistan Embassy International School in the capital Ankara said: “The [United Nations] decisions on Kashmir have been accepted by India, its first leader Jawahar Lal Nehru,” Turkish media reported .

Kayaturk urged the Pakistani community in Turkey to take up the sensitization of the Kashmir issue as their task. »

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Modi urged to end lockdown in Kashmir

Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people poured in to attend the funeral prayers of two martyred youth in Islamabad and Budgam districts.

Indian troops martyred the youth, Khateeb and  Zia-ur- Rehman during a cordon operation in Lawaypora area of Srinagar, the other day. As the bodies of the martyrs reached their native villages in Waghama, Lawaypura and Ath, an influx of people turned up for their funerals. The mourners shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans took the bodies of the martyrs to the local graveyards where they were lowered into the graves amid sobs and tears. Some mujahideen appeared out of the blue at the funeral of martyr, Khateeb, at Waghama and offered him a gun salute by firing several rounds in the air. »

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Calls for complete shutdown on Feb 9, 11

Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): Acting Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Abdul Hameed Butt has paid glowing tributes to prominent Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and said that he was the cornerstone of resistance against illegal occupation and symbol of freedom and liberty.

India had hanged Muhammad Maqbool Butt in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th February in 1984 and Muhammad Afzal Guru in the same jail on 9th February, 2013, for their role in the Kashmir freedom movement. Their bodies remain buried in the premises of the jail. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian policeman was injured in a grenade blast in Srinagar city, today.

The attackers lobbed a grenade at a Special Police Officer (SPO) station in Lal Bazaar area of the city, injuring an SPO.

The grenade missed the target and exploded outside the police station due to which a Special Police Officer was injured, an official told media men.

He said, the injured cop has been shifted to Police Control Room Hospital and his condition is said to be stable. »

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London, February 06 (KMS): The majority of the Conservative Party at a Kashmir Conference in London called upon the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to end lockdown and atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

The conference was organized by the Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, at the British parliament, yesterday. The chief guests of the conference were President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan, and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM), Altaf Ahmed Butt. »

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Islamabad, February 06 (KMS): Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said on Thursday Pakistan was in constant contact with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in relation to the human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The FO spokesperson was delivering a weekly press briefing, where she said that Pakistan and the rest of the world had observed Kashmir Day on February 5.

The spokesperson said that the OIC had passed several resolutions regarding Kashmir and the OIC Contact Group on Kashmir had been keeping the issue alive since decades. »

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London, February 06 (KMS): The Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that Indian forces are committing unabated crimes against humanity in occupied Kashmir.

Mohammad Nafees Zakaria addressing the audience at the Kashmir Solidarity Day seminar held at the British Parliament, said that Kashmir was an internationally recognized dispute and still on the agenda of the UN Security Council. He informed the audience that over seven decades, many dimensions have been added to it such as grave situation of human rights, risk to the regional security and its bearing on socio-economic condition of the people of the region. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have slapped draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) topper, Shah Faesal.

Shah Faesal, who resigned from the government job last year and formed a political party, was arrested by Indian police on New Delhi airport in August 2019. »

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New Delhi, February 06 (KMS): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has demanded immediate release of all detainees, including political leaders, in occupied Kashmir.

The CPI-M General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury wrote in a letter to Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi that it had been six months that the Internet had not been fully restored in the Kashmir Valley. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of two martyred youth in Islamabad and Budgam districts.

Indian troops martyred the youth, Khateebul Das and Zia-ur-Rehman, during a cordon operation in Lawaypora-Shalteng area of Srinagar on Wednesday.

As the bodies of martyrs, Khateebul Das and Zia-ur-Rehman, reached their native villages of Waghama in Islamabad, Lawypura in Srinagar and Ath in Budgam, thousands of people flocked there. People, shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, took the martyrs’ bodies to the local graveyards where they were lowered into the graves amid sobs and tears.

Several mujahideen offered gun salute to Khateebul Das at Waghama by firing several rounds in the air, the locals told media men.

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