Jammu, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has condemned authorities for not allowing a conference on Kashmir in Srinagar scheduled to be attended by the scores socio-political and human rights activist from across the territory as well as India. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Press Club on Monday took a serious note of the continued harassment of journalists.

The Kashmir Press Club in a statement issued in Srinagar said, a multimedia journalist, Kamran Yousuf, working with Newsclick, was picked up from his home by the police at 11 p.m. on Sunday. »

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UN chief asked to resolve Kashmir dispute

Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian authorities are not allowing people to visit the ailing All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, who besides other ailments, is severely suffering from chest infection for the past few days.

Indian forces have been deployed in bulk outside the Hyderpora residence of the veteran leader to make it sure that no one enters the house to inquire about his health. The forces are vigorously searching vehicles and frisking people before sending them back from the area.

The Hurriyat leaders and organizations in their statements issued in Srinagar said that India was conspiring to let Syed Ali Gilani die by denying him access to proper treatment. The statements while declaring the APHC Chairman as a great and most revered leader of South Asia for his long struggle for the Kashmir cause said that his desire to be buried in the martyrs’ graveyard of Srinagar had upset Indian authorities. »

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New Delhi, February 17 (KMS): India denied a British lawmaker, who is highly critic of New Delhi over its anti-Kashmir policies, entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member of Parliament who chairs a parliamentary group focused on the disputed region of Kashmir, was unable to clear customs after her valid Indian visa was rejected, The Associated Press informed quoting her aide, Harpreet Upal. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian authorities are not allowing people to visit and meet the ailing All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani at his residence in Srinagar.

Indian police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in strength outside the Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Gilani to make it sure that no one enters his residence.

A journalist from Srinagar told KMS that police are not allowing them to enter the residence of Syed Ali Gilani, who is facing chest infection for the past few weeks. »

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Brussels, February 17 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Ali Raza Syed has urged authorities of European Union (EU) to raise issue of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir in their dialogue with India.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement on the occasion of Indian External Affairs Minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s talk with high level EU’s official in Brussels on Monday, said, Indian forces are involved in the crime against the humanity in occupied Kashmir.

It is important to mention that Indian External Affairs Minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is in Brussels to finalize agenda of next month summit of Indian Prime Minister, Narandra Modi with European Union leadership. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League and Jammu and Kashmir National Front while welcoming the visit by the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, to Pakistan hoped that he will play his role in settlement of the Kashmir dispute in the light of UN resolutions.

JKPL Chairman Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and Vice Chairman Syed Ijaz Rahmani in their statement referred to the report of the UN Human Rights Commission on rights abuses in occupied Kashmir saying that the implementation of UN resolutions on Kashmir has become more inevitable in view of the present state of affairs in the occupied territory.

The peace resolution will also improve relations between India and Pakistan and herald an era of prosperity in South Asia, they added. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has urged the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, to play his role in resolving the Kashmir dispute and prevail upon India to release all political detainees including Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik.

The JKLF Vice Chairman, Saleem Haroon, in a statement while welcoming the visit by the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, to Pakistan hoped that he will play his role in settlement of the Kashmir dispute which will bring peace in the region. »

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Islamabad, February 17 (KMS):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday, while praying for early recovery of Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani, said that his existence was a great source of encouragement for the people of Kashmir.

In a video message, the foreign minister said that he represented millions of Pakistani people to pray for Syed Ali Geelani’s good health and long life.

“You are a rock in your resolve. The way you have represented the unarmed Kashmiri people during last six decades and became a flag bearer of their right to self-determination, is unprecedented in the history,” the foreign minister remarked.

Even, he said, no worldly favours, oppression, torture or detention could deter Ali Geelani’s resolve. »

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Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Welcome Mr. Secretary General to Pakistan and have a rewarding stay, in a country which is home for major religions of the world. It has hosted the Afghan refugees and 2.5 million Kashmiri refugees (five generations) recognised in UN Security Council Resolution 47 of 21 April 1948. Your participation at the International Conference on Afghan refugees would attract a criticism of inequity and discrimination, if you fail to uphold the guarantees made to Kashmiri refugees in paras 12 and 14 of UN Security Council Resolution 47.

The principle of ‘equality of peoples’ under the Charter, calls upon the United Nations Secretary General to interpret article 99 in the manner Dag Hammarskjold interpreted in the case of Tunisia in 1961, U Thant in 1971 in Nigerian civil war, Waldheim in North Vietnam and Vietcong, Perez de Cuellar in Iran-lraq war, Boutros-Ghali in 1994 in Burundi, Kofi-Annan in 2005 in Zimbabwe and Ban-ki Moon in 2006 and 2013 in Fiji and Syria. »

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