Asks for raising of ‘Azan’ after Isha prayers on Sunday

Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people to continue protest demonstrations against the killing of top mujahid commander, Riyaz Naikoo, and other youth by Indian troops.

The APHC in its protest calendar has also asked the people to raise Call for Prayers [azan] on their rooftops after Isha prayers on Sunday to invoke Allah’s help for the emancipation from Indian occupation and coronavirus. It also called for holding of special prayers in the houses of martyrs on Monday and asked APHC leaders and activists to ensure their participation in these gatherings to express solidarity with the bereaved families.

People held forceful demonstrations in Pulwama, Badgam and other areas against the killing of Riyaz Naikoo and other youth by Indian troops. Indian police and paramilitary personnel subjected the protesters to brute force and firing of pellets and bullets, injuring several of them. »

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Frankfurt (Germany), May 09 (KMS): An Indian national will face trial in Germany for spying on Sikh and Kashmiri communities for notorious Indian intelligence agency, Research & Analysis Wing, commonly known as RAW.

Federal prosecutors allege the suspect, identified as 54-year-old Balvir, has been working with the RAW since 2015.

The higher regional court in the city in a statement said that Balvir allegedly provided information about figures in the Sikh opposition scene and the Kashmiri movement and their relatives in Germany, and passed this on to his handlers who were working at the Indian consulate general in Frankfurt »

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New Delhi, May 09 (KMS): The women students have expressed solidarity with jailed Jamia Millia Islamia student and Kashmiri scholar, Safoora Zargar, who is three months pregnant and is being trolled online by the netizens affiliated with extremist Hindu organizations.

The students used #With- SafooraAgainstSlander on social media, demanding that the online “slandering” against her must stop.

The students even posted their pictures carrying placards with slogans like ‘Free Safoora’ and ‘Drop charges against her’ and sought a legal action against those maligning her online.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union President, Aishe Ghosh tweeted a picture of Zargar and wrote, “A pregnant woman, been put behind the bars and the s*** shamming she is facing. Is this what makes our country great? Arrest #KapilMishra # WithSafooraAgainst- Slander.” »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities continue to impose restrictions in the Kashmir Valley on the 4th consecutive day, today, to prevent people from holding demonstrations against the killing of top mujahid commander, Riyaz Naikoo, and other youth by Indian troops.

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference has called for holding of anti-India demonstrations to pay tributes to the martyred youth and express solidarity with their families. The APHC in its protest calendar has also asked the people to call for prayers [azan] on their rooftops after Isha prayers on Sunday to invoke Allah’s help for the emancipation from Indian occupation and coronavirus.

The occupation authorities had imposed restrictions across the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday after Indian troops martyred Riyaz Naikoo and his associate, Aadil Ahmed, during a cordon and search operation at Beighpora Awantipora in Pulwama district. »

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New Delhi, May 09 (KMS): Thirty more Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the overall infections in the force to 223, officials said.

The BSF has the maximum confirmed cases of the disease among the Indian Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), also known as paramilitary forces. The CAPFs have over 500 active COVID-19 cases at present.

The BSF spokesman, Shubhendu Bhardwaj, in a statement in New Delhi said, “Thirty new cases of COVID-19 (six from Delhi and 24 from Tripura) have been reported from different establishments and all of them are under medical care at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jhajjar, and Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, Agartala.” »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to keep sealed Beighpora, the native village of top martyred commander, Riyaz Naikoo, in Pulwama to prevent people from visiting his house and expressing solidarity with his family.

Indian troops and police personnel remain deployed in every nook and corner of Beighpora since the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday when the forces’ personnel had launched a cordon and search operation in the area. Riyaz Naikoo along with an associate, Aadil Ahmed, was martyred by the troops on Wednesday.

Fearing massive participation of people in the funeral prayers of the martyred, the Indian police didn’t hand over the dead bodies to their families and instead took them to Sonamarg in Ganderbal and buried them secretly. »

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Chandigarh, May 09 (KMS): Kashmiri students were unable to share the information of evacuation with their families as mobile phone and internet services were suspended after Indian troops martyred top mujahid commander, Riyaz Naikoo and his associate, Aadil Ahmad in Pulwama district on Wednesday.

As many as 600 labourers and students of occupied Kashmir were evacuated from Chandigarh, India, on Friday.

One of the students, Mohammad Saleem, 21, who hails from Baramulla district and studies biotechnology at Dayanand Anglo-Vedic (DAV) College, Chandigarh, said that he was not able to inform his parents about the evacuation due to suspension of internet and mobile services in the valley. »

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Islamabad, May 09 (KMS): APHC-AJK leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), Abdul Majeed Malik, has said that Indian troops have martyred more than one hundred thousand people in occupied Kashmir and rendered their children orphaned.

Abdul Majeed Malik in a statement issued in Islamabad said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is observing Orphans Day, today, which gives the message that it was standing with orphan children.

He said that Indian troops had killed thousands of Kashmiris in fake encounters and buried them in unmarked mass graves and subjected more than eight thousands to custodial disappearance. He said that children of these people did not know about the whereabouts of their fathers or their graves »

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Jammu, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the authorities’ move to extend detention of senior party leader, Naeem Akhtar under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).

PDP spokesman, Firdous Tak, in a statement issued in Jammu said that Kashmir chaos theory of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was not only bound to fail but would have serious ramifications on the ground. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops conducted a cordon and search operation in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, causing huge inconvenience to the people.

The troops cordoned off Karewa Shadab area of district and sealed all its entry and exit points. During the operation, door-to-door searches were conducted and the identity cards of the people were checked. »

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