Protesters injured in troops’ firing

Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed, today, to mark the 36th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt.

Call for the strike was given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and other pro-freedom leaders and organizations. Maqbool Butt was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail on this day in 1984 for his active role in pro-freedom activities and was buried in the jail premises.

Indian authorities imposed strict restrictions to prevent anti-India protests. The troops were deployed at all entry and exit points while the roads were blocked with barricades. »

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Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, journalists are being continuously harassed and intimidated by Indian authorities while reporting from behind India’s communications lockdown.

By restricting journalists’ access to the outside world and harassing them on the streets, the Indian government is trying to hide reports of unrest in Kashmir. Not only local journalists, but intentional media outlets like BBC, Aljazeera and Independent have also reported harassment of their reporters in the territory by Indian authorities. »

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Islamabad, February 11 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front held a demonstration today, outside National Press Club, Islamabad, to pay rich tributes to prominent martyred Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, on his 36th martyrdom anniversary.

Flanked by dozens of JKLF leaders from Rawalpindi and Islamabad, the JKLF spokesman, Muhammad Rafiq Dar, on the occasion, as chief guest, said that Maqbool Butt sacrificed his today for better tomorrow of Kashmiris and showed the Kashmiri nation a path to tread on for the achievement of freedom from Indian subjugation. He said that for his active role as student activist, Maqbool Butt was forced by the Indian authorities to migrate from occupied Kashmir to Pakistan. “Kashmiri mothers have given birth to thousands of Maqbools since his martyrdom on 11th February, 1984,” he added. »

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Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): Several people were injured when Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Tehgam area of Kapwara district, today, the hometown of prominent Kashmiri martyred leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt.

The protest demonstration was organized on the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Butt, today. He was hanged by India on this day in 1984 in Delhi’s notorious Tihar jail.

The troops arrested many protesters on the occasion. A spokesman for the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front in a statement in Srinagar said that Shah Himaly Begum, the mother of Shaheed Maqbool Butt, led the protesters. The participants of protest demonstration demanded the release of all illegally detained Kashmiri leaders and activists including Muhammad Yasin Malik, Farooq Dar and Zahoor Ahmad Butt. »

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Islamabad, February 11 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Vice Chairman Abdul Majeed Mir while paying tributes to the prominent martyred Kashmiri leader, Mohammad Maqbool Butt has said that the martyr was a great freedom leader who lit the candle of freedom movement in occupied Kashmir.

Abdul Majeed Mir in a statement in Islamabad said, the Kashmiri people treading the path of martyr Maqbool Butt was writing a new chapter of history of sacrifices in the occupied territory. »

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Islamabad, February 11 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has paid glowing tributes to the sacrifices of martyred Kashmiri liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said it was shame on Indian democracy to sentence and hang Maqbool Butt in 1984 and Afzal Guru in 2013 under a fake and mock trial and later bury them in the prison complex of Tihar jail to act with revenge to crush the freedom movement of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested a youth in Kishtwar district in Jammu region .

The youth identified as Rustum Ali was arrested during a house raid in Dool-Nagsini area of the district.

“We have arrested Rustum Ali and will hand him over to NIA,” SSP Kishtwar Harmeet Singh told media men; however, he did not inform about the time and the area from where he was arrested. »

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Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to mark the 36th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, who was hanged by the Indian authorities in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on this day in 1984.

Call for the strike has been given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and other pro-freedom leaders and organizations. »

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‘Cops hit us in our private parts’: Injured students

New Delhi, February 11 (KMS): Scores of male and female students of Jamia Millia University, New Delhi, were injured, mostly received injuries in their private parts, after police brutally assaulted their protest march against controversial citizenship law in New Delhi.

Call for the march was given by the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), an organisation of Jamia students and alumni. Around a dozen students of Jamia were admitted to hospital for serious injuries in their private parts. Speaking to media, the doctors at the hospital said that some of the injuries were so severe that the students had to be shifted to Al-Shifa hospital for advanced treatment. »

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Srinagar, February 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar against the killing of a Kashmiri young boy, Basit Khan, by Hindu terrorists in India.

The protesting youth from Kupwara under the banner of an NGO-Kashmir Youth Power demanded stern punishment to the killers and compensation to the family members of the victim.

The 18-year orphan , Basit Khan, was ruthlessly beaten to death by Hindu communal goons in Jaipur in India, last week.

The people demanded that the killers must be hanged. “We are here to express our anger on the incident as well as to express our sympathy with the family,” said Mudasir Aziz, a member of the association. »

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