Thousands attend funerals in absentia in Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers in absentia of three youth martyred by Indian troops in Shopian and Pulwama districts.

The troops martyred two youth on Tuesday and one on Wednesday and destroyed several houses during cordon and search operationS in the area at Melhora in Zainapora area of Shopian district. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Acting Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML), Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi has strongly condemned the killing of youth, destruction of property and other acts of oppression by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan.

Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi in a statement issued in Srinagar has said that even during the holy month of Ramadan, Indian forces continued to carry out atrocities and killings in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir People’s League (JKPL), Molvi Ahmed Rather and Chief Organizer, Prof. Ahmed Sheikh visited the houses of the Shopian martyrs and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families.

Molvi Ahmed Rather and Prof. Ahmed Sheikh addressing mourners on the occasion said that no world power could stop the Kashmiri people from raising their voice for their birthright to self-determination till complete success. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has expressed serious concern over the large scale killing of innocent Kashmiri youth by Indian troops.

The DPM General Secretary, Peer Hilal Ahmed, in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that the entire world was fighting the deadly coronavirus but India was committing genocide of innocent Kashmiris.

He said that the Indian atrocities in the occupied territory could be judged from the fact that it martyred more than a dozen innocent youth and destroyed countless residential houses in the first five days of the holy month of Ramadan. »

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New Delhi, April 30 (KMS): The authorities of occupied Kashmir have opposed the restoration of the 4G internet services in the territory even as the demand for the restoration of the connectivity is growing amid fast spreading coronavirus.

In their reply to the Indian Supreme Court regarding the ban on 4G internet, the occupation authorities said, right to access internet is not a fundamental right and the administration can curtail the freedom of speech and the right to trade through internet.

The administration of occupied Kashmir told the apex court that the ban was aimed at protecting the sovereignty, integrity and security of India.

The submissions were made in response to a plea filed by Foundation for Media Professionals seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader Firdous Ahmed Shah has categorically rejected the Indian hegemonic designs aimed at changing the demographic status of Jammu & Kashmir by introducing the politically motivated rules for the disputed territory.

Highlighting the illegal ‘Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Order, 2020’, Firdous Shah in a statement in Srinagar said, “The aim of the order is to alter the demographic character of the Muslim-majority territory at a time when the world’s attention is focused on the worst public health and economic crises of our times.” »

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New Delhi, April 30 (KMS): In the midst of Covid-19 pandemic, India has come up with a in new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to deal with freedom movement in occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian media reported.

Though the new strategy has not been publicly disclosed, actions taken on the ground in recent times has left little ambiguity that the new SOP has already been implemented, the media reports said. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Islamic Political Party Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, has urged the world powers and champions of human rights to save Kashmiris from Indian onslaught.

Muhammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement issued in Srinagar said that besides unleashing death and destruction in occupied Kashmir, India was continuously depriving the Kashmiri people of their basic human rights including political, social, economic and religious freedoms.

He said that the unresolved Kashmir dispute posed a serious threat to the world peace and as such needed to be resolved without any further delay according to the United Nations resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people. »

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Islamabad, April 30 (KMS): Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has said Modi Government of India, with its fascist Hindutva Supremacist RSS-driven ideology, continues its war crimes in occupied Kashmir under cover of COVID-19 pandemic.

Imran Khan in a tweet said that the Modi regime was violating Fourth Geneva Convention by continuing its genocide of Kashmiris and by attempting to change demography in occupied Kashmir, which is a territory recognized as disputed by the United Nations.

The Prime Minister urged the international community to take cognizance of these war crimes by India in violations of 4th Geneva Convention and international humanitarian laws.

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities are inventing lame excuses to prolong the illegal detention of the High Court Bar Association President, Mian Abdul Qayoom.

Indian police had arrested Mian Abdul Qayoom, last year, days after Modi government revoked the special status of occupied Kashmir on August 05 and placed the territory under military siege. He was booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), and shifted to Agra central jail in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He was later moved to New Delhi’s infamous Tihar jail after he suffered a severe heart attack in Agra prison.

The occupation authorities have now informed the High Court that the High Powered Committee constituted to review the detention of prisoners in view of coronavirus outbreak has taken a view that the release of the detainees booked under PSA is not covered in the guidelines issued by the Indian Supreme Court. The High Powered Committee was formed on the directions of the Supreme Court of India. »

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