UN, OIC urged intervene for Malik’s release

Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, as the world is collectively facing deadly coronavirus, Indian troops continue to kill, harass and intimidate the Kashmiris during cordon and search operations in the length and breadth of the territory.

According to a report released by the research section of Kashmir Media Service, today, Indian troops arrested, at least, 62 Kashmiris including two women during 256 cordon and search operations in the Kashmir valley and Jammu region over the past 21 days. Thousands of Kashmiris including Hurriyat leaders and activists, young boys and students are in illegal detentions in jails of Kashmir and India.

Indian troops arrested two Kashmiri youth on the fake charge of being overground workers of mujahideen in South Kashmir. The youth Irfan Ahmed and Adil Bashir were arrested during raids in Shopian district. Unknown gunmen shot at and injured a youth identified as Waseem Ahmad at Tarigam in Kulgam district. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, doctors and medical health workers, involved in testing and screenings of suspected cases of coronavirus declared a pandemic by World Health Organisation (WHO), have raised concerns about the lack of proper and adequate personnel protection gears and safety equipment.

The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) in a letter sent to Baseer Ahmad Khan, the newly appointed Adviser to the Governor of occupied Jammu and Kashmir in which they pointed out that hospitals in Kashmir lacked “proper and adequate personnel protection gear especially N95 Masks, PVC coated gowns, goggles and other equipments.” »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Social Youth Forum Chairman, Umar Adil Dar, has expressed his concern over the deteriorating health of Hurriyat leader, Bashir Ahmad Butt, alias Peer Saifullah, and demanded his immediate release.

Umar Adil Dar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the detained leader should be shifted to Srinagar and be released immediately as he had been diagnosed with tumour and due to inadequate medical facility his health was deteriorating every passing day. He said the family members of Saifullah are worried about his well being and have expressed apprehensions about his falling health. Omar Adil Dar maintained that it would have dire consequences if anything untoward happened to the detained leader. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops arrested two Kashmiri youth on the fake charge of being overground workers of mujahideen in South Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth identified as Irfan Ahmed Kuttey and Adil Bashir Lone were arrested during a cordon and search operation by a joint team of Indian Army and police in Shopian district. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot at and injured a youth in Turigam village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

The unidentified gunmen fired upon one Waseem Ahmad, aged 28, from a point blank range at his house in Turigam, a police officer said.

Waseem received bullet wounds in his legs and was shifted to District Hospital, Kulgam, for treatment. »

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Washington, March 22 (KMS): The World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF) has expressed concern over the ‘Fast Unto Death’ announcement by Muhammad Yasin Malik, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), beginning April 1, 2020, and has sought the intervention by the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for his immediate release.

The World Kashmir Awareness Forum in a statement issued in Washington said, Muhammad Yasin Malik has been incarcerated and kept in solitary confinement by the Indian government in Tihar Jail in New Delhi. He is is a popular and revered leader of Jammu and Kashmir, who has been waging a peaceful struggle against the Indian occupation of his homeland for the past 34 years, the statement added. »

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Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students, who arrive from Bangladesh for 14 days quarantine, said the officials are behaving them rudely and not providing them enough facilities.

The students, mostly, females, told media men over phone that while they were put up at Hajj House and later shifted near SP College, where they are compelled to live in the rooms which are full of dust.

The students said that when they reached Srinagar they were not screened and were just asked if they came from Dhaka.“We said yes and the next moment we were bundled into a bus only to be taken to Hajj House, Bemina, Srinagar. There we were put all in one room with all the dirt around,” said a student. »

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