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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders have reiterated call for immediate release of all Kashmiri political prisoners and youth languishing in various jails across India and the occupied territory amid the surge in the coronavirus cases.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said, this situation poses a grave threat to the lives of the Kashmiri prisoners and they must be released immediately so that their families, who are facing mental trauma, heave a sigh of relief. It urged the world rights organisations to facilitate the release of these prisoners as the humanitarian crisis unfolds. »

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New Delhi, March 31 (KMS): Amnesty International India-chapter on Tuesday urged the Indian government to immediately restore high-speed 4G internet service and release all Kashmiri detainees in view of coronavirus.

Amnesty International India in a statement said as Jammu and Kashmir enters the next phase of lockdown this time due to COVID-19, the Government of India must immediately release all those arbitrarily detained, restore full internet access and actively pursue trust-building measures with the people of the territory. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has reiterated call for immediate release of all Kashmiri political prisoners and youth languishing in various jails across India and the occupied territory amid the surge in the coronavirus cases. »

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Mumbai, March 31 (KMS): Panic prevails among the Muslims and Christians communities after the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has ordered that the dead bodies of all coronavirus victims must be cremated irrespective of their religion.

In a circular issued on Monday, the BMC commissioner, Praveen Pardeshi, directed that the ritual involving touching the body should be avoided. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a 28-year-old injured youth succumbed to his bullet injuries in a hospital in Srinagar, today.

The youth was seriously injured after being shot at and critically injured by unidentified gunmen, last week, at Turigam in Kulgam district, and succumbed at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar. »

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New Delhi, March 31 (KMS): Amid rising cases of coronavirus among its rank and file, the Indian Army has issued instructions telling it clearly to all its soldiers that a failure in reporting of Covid-19 symptoms will be considered “breach of discipline” under the Army Act, 1950.

The Army instructions released through a letter to all soldiers mention “what are the symptoms and situations that need to be disclosed by each member of the force.” »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in the wake of growing COVID-19 cases, many migrant workers who are stuck in the territory are making desperate appeals to the authorities for food and transportation.

Musharraf Shareef, a worker from the eastern Indian state of Bihar, is stuck in Srinagar with a group of over seven people who have no food and money, and are fending for themselves. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, with COVID-19 continuing its deadly march all over the world, Kashmiri political detainees’ plight is giving sleepless nights to their families, who are worried about their well-being, and demand that they be set free, immediately.

The official date says that the number of post-August 05, 2019, detainees is around 5,200, while the actual number is much more in Kashmir. Thousands of prisoners including the political detainees continue to be in jails in and outside Kashmir. Official statistics confirmed that more than 3,500 people from Kashmir were in prisons in different parts across India till 4th of December 2019. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned India for not releasing Kashmiri political detainees despite the spread of deadly coronavirus.

The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, Muhammad Shafi Lone in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India was committing the worst human rights violations as its troops had stepped up their atrocities in the territory. He said, innocent youth are being killed during the so-called siege and search operations in occupied Kashmir. He said India has laid siege around eight million people for the past more than 8 months. “India is fast increasing its state terrorism in occupied Kashmir to suppress the freedom struggle, but New Delhi will never succeed in its nefarious designs,” he said. »

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Jammu, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have completely banned the movement of people in the Jammu city following the detection of coronavirus cases in several areas.

The authority while sealing several areas of Jammu district as seven new COVID-19 cases were detected on Monday, officials said. »

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