Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian policeman was killed in an attack in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Saturday (May 16).

According to details, the head constable of Indian police was killed after unknown gunmen fired indiscriminately upon a joint Naka party of Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), deployed at Main chowk in Frisal in Yaripora area of Kulgam. »

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 Modi has started bloody game against Muslims of India, IOK

Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continued their violent cordon and search operations in different areas of the territory, adding to the miseries of the residents already suffering immensely due to unrelenting military siege for the last over nine months.

The troops continued their operations in Srinagar, Badgam, Islamabad, Shopian, Pulwama, Kupwara, Handwara, Sopore, Baramulla, Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri and other areas of the occupied territory. The residents of these areas told media-persons that the troops have made their life a living hell. They said that the forces’ personnel barge into the residential houses, harass the inmates and ransack the household goods. Indian police and troops arrested five youth from Arizal in Khansahib area of Badgam district, today. »

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London, May 16 (KMS): Judith Cummins, Member of UK Parliament from the Labour Party, has expressed serious concern over the human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir, particularly since August, last year, when India revoked the special status of the territory.

Judith Cummins in a statement issued in London said, “I firmly believe that we must redouble our efforts towards securing a safe and peaceful future for Kashmir. The United Kingdom must play its part in achieving this. I have said before that I believe the British Government must play an active role within the international community in securing a peaceful solution through facilitating genuine dialogue between India and Pakistan. In this respect, I do not believe that Kashmir is solely a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.”

The MP said she also fully backs the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination as mandated by the UN Security Council resolutions. I will support all peaceful and diplomatic efforts to facilitate this right to self-determination, she added. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Sharie Shian Jammu and Kashmir, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has greeted the Muslims on Shab-e-Qadr.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, who has been under house detention for the last nine months, in a statement issued in Srinagar said this merciful night is a special gift from Allah Almighty to the believers and the main aspect of the greatness of the blessed night is the revelation of the Holy Qur’an. He added that at a time when the whole world was in the grip of a deadly pandemic, corona, it is necessary that Muslims should always pray for Allah’s mercy and protection. »

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Jammu, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against six persons, including three martyred youth, on the false charges of their involvement in the killing of Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Anil Parihar and his brother, in Kishtwar in 2018.

The chargesheet filed in a special court in Jammu named Nisar Ahmed Sheikh, Nishad Ahmed Butt and Azad Hussain Bagwan and charged them with various provisions of Indian Penal Code and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The NIA has labeled these persons as Over Ground Workers of Hizbul Mujahideen. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has expressed grave concern over growing violence against civilians, vandalism and killing of innocent people by Indian troops.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar today said that Indian troops were deliberately destroying the property of the people of the occupied territory. He said that amidst coronavirus, Kashmiris were being subjected to severe torture during siege and search operations.

The spokesman strongly denounced the recent killing of a youth and destruction of public properties by Indian forces in Badgam district. He said that during the vicious operation at Nasrullahpora village in Badgam, the Indian Army personnel barged into houses and destroyed household items besides plundering a number of shops. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Islamic Political Party Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, has said that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has started a bloody game under the cover of COVID-19 against Muslims in India and Kashmir which is a matter of grave concern.

Muhammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement issued in Srinagar said that mere condemnation by the international community was not enough but it needed to put pressure on India to stop the game being played against the Muslims. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum (JKYSF) has condemned the Indian brutalities including killings and the cordon and search operations in the holy month of Ramadan in the territory.

The JKYSF in a meeting held in Srinagar thoroughly discussed the current political situation and the ongoing movement for the right to self-determination.

Addressing the meeting, the JKYSF Chairman, Umar Aadil Dar, termed the Kashmir dispute as an unfinished agenda of the partition in 1947. “None of the basic three parties to this dispute, India, Pakistan and the people of Kashmir, are in a position to avoid any untoward consequences of this visible danger in South Asia,” he warned.

He said that Kashmir was an internationally-recognized dispute and the United Nations had passed several resolutions, calling for its settlement. He said that India had used every tactic to crush the Kashmiris’ indigenous liberation movement but badly failed »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at a time when Kashmiris are being hounded in every part of India, the Muslims of Ganderbal district of the territory kept their religious values high by arranging for the last rites of a Sikh youth.

Ranvir Singh, in his 30s, a carpenter from Gurdaspur district of Indian Punjab, fell ill and died in Ganderbal. After efforts to transport his body to home failed due to lockdown in the occupied territory, the local residents managed his last rites.

“We had contacted his family in Punjab so that the body could be taken to his village but soon phones and internet were shut across the Valley and we lost contact with the family. Locals and his relatives here decided that we will conduct his last rites here,” Waseem Ahmad, a local resident, told media. »

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Washington, May 16 (KMS): A top American diplomat has said that the US has seen unfortunate reports of COVID-19 related “rhetoric and harassment” against the Muslim community in India.

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback, said this while briefing reporters during a conference call on the impact of COVID-19 on religious minorities throughout the world. »

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