Karachi, Feb 29 (KMS): The National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) organised a seminar on ‘Kashmir issue – Revocation of Articles 35A and 370 of Indian Constitution: Options for Pakistan vis-à-vis Rising Hindutva in India’ at the Bahria University Karachi on Friday.
A navy spokesman said Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi the chief guest. Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider was the guest of honour in the second session of the seminar. »

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Prevailing grim situation in IOK concerns Un rights chief

Srinagar, February 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that the international community has started realizing the urgency of settling the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions and the Kashmiris’ aspirations for ensuring peace and stability in South Asia.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the recent statements of the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres, and the US President, Donald Trump, on Kashmir showed that the world was concerned about the implications of the unresolved Kashmir dispute. He pointed out that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s efforts to dub the Kashmiris’ freedom struggle as terrorism have failed and now India’s real face stands exposed in front of the entire world. »

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Srinagar, February 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has said that the Kashmiris are struggling and sacrificing their lives to end the illegal occupation of their homeland by India.

The JKPL Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza in a statement issued in Srinagar condemned the harassment and arrest of youth during the cordon and search operations. He said that the Kashmiri people were duty-bound to take the mission of their martyrs to its logical conclusion.

He hailed spirit of the Kashmiris and commended their commitment towards the ongoing freedom movement. “Kashmiris will never budge and will continue their struggle till it reached its logical conclusion. Sacrifices rendered by youth are praiseworthy and exemplary,” he added. »

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Islamabad, February 28 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has denounced the massacre of Muslims in India and termed it as the worst kind of state terrorism.

In a statement issued in Islamabad said that the Modi-led fascist regime had broken all records of terrorism, deceit and deception by letting loose its armed goons to mount murderous attacks on hapless Muslims in New Delhi.

He said that mob-lynching, killing and maiming of Muslims continued unabated and the police and BJP leaders were seen raising slogans encouraging crowds to chant “shoot the traitors”. »

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New Delhi, Feb 28 (KMS): The death toll from five days of anti-Muslim violence in India’s capital has risen to 42, making it the worst religious rioting Delhi has seen in more than three decades.
Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of sectarian riots. Over 250 people have been injured, dozens of them shot.
Thousands of riot police and paramilitaries patrolled the affected northeast fringes of the Indian capital of 20 million people, preventing any major eruptions however. The unrest is the latest bout of violence over Prime Minister Narendra Modi´s citizenship law, which triggered months of demonstrations that turned deadly in December. »

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Muzaffarabad, February 28 (KMS): An important meeting of Jammu and Kashmir refugees was held in Bagh, Azad Kashmir, today.

Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement, Qazi Muhammad Imran, presided over the meeting while President of Jammu and Kashmir Refugees Welfare Society, Muhammad Lateef Lone, also attended it.

The two leaders highlighted the prevailing grim situation in occupied Kashmir and stressed the need for greater unity among the Kashmiris for the success of Kashmir freedom movement. »

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Srinagar, February 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, illegally detained ailing Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi has urged the United Nations to play its role in stopping the killing of Kashmiri youth by Indian troops.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that more than 8 lakh Indian troops had steped up killings, arrests and beatings in the occupied territory and the UN should take notice of it. »

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Islamabad, February 28 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement has denounced the continued military siege and curbs on communications means in occupied Kashmir and described it the worst kind of human rights violation.

APHC-AJK leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, Imtiaz Wani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the people of Kashmir had been engaged in a peaceful struggle for securing their right to self-determination and would continue it till complete success. »

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Islamabad, February 28 (KMS): Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said Kashmir was unfinished agenda of the partition even Pakistan would stand by the Kashmiri people and would never abandon them.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain talking to private news channel said, “Pakistan is a responsible state and it must voice for every minority in the world. Now Pakistan is rising with better human rights situation, successful operation against terrorism and improving economy.” »

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Geneva, February 28 (KMS): The United Nations human rights chief has expressed serious concern over the situation in occupied Kashmir and the escalating anti-Muslim violence in New Delhi.

Occupied Kashmir has been under a repressive lockdown for nearly seven months while a number of people have been killed during peaceful protests against the controversial citizenship act in New Delhi.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addressing the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva regretted that no steps have been taken to address excessive use of force and other serious human rights violations by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. »

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