2020 May 29 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the National Conference (NC) has rejected the setting up of a Delimitation Commission announced by the Indian government recently for redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in the territory.

The NC, in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said, the delimitation commission is a product of the so-called J&K Reorganization Act 2019, which the party is challenging in and outside the Indian Supreme Court, adding, “Participating in this Delimitation Commission will be tantamount to accepting the events of 5th August 2019, which the NC is unwilling to do.” »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Acting Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Abdul Hameed Butt, has said that JKLF is the name of a movement and revolution which is playing its role in the Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation struggle.

Abdul Hameed Butt was interacting with party leaders and activists in Srinagar, today, on the occasion of the 43rd Founding Day of the party.

He said that the liberation movement was at its peak across the territory and the people of occupied Kashmir including JKLF members were rendering unprecedented sacrifices. He said that the JKLF was formed by its founder Chairman, late Amanullah Khan, on May 29, 1977 along with a few patriotic statesmen in the UK. More than one lakh Kashmiris, including liberation leader, Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Butt, have nourished the freedom movement with their own blood, he added. »

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Islamabad, May 29 (KMS): The Hizbul Mujahideen spokesman has categorically rejected the reports of Indian media regarding any attack on Hizbul Mujahideen Supreme Commander, Syed Salahuddin.

The spokesman, Saleem Hashmi in a statement said that no attack was carried out on Syed Salahuddin.

The spokesman advised the Indian media to reveal to the Indian masses the fact that how the Indian army personnel were biting dust while confronting China. He maintained that fake news items produced by the Indian media would not change the ground realities. »

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Denial of justice to victims of Shopian tragedy deplored

Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India is using rape and molestation of women as a weapon of war to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

An analytical report issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, in connection with the completion of eleven years to the gory incident of Shopian double rape and murder said that women were the worst victims of Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir. The report maintained that Indian troops had molested 11,204 women since January 1989 till date.

Indian men in uniform had abducted 17-year-old Aasiya and her 22-year-old sister-in-law Neelofar after they had gone to their orchard on this day in 2009, gang-raped and subsequently murdered them in custody. Their bodies were recovered from a shallow stream in the area on the next morning. »

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Rawalpindi, May 29 (KMS): Nazir Ahmed, an activist of Kashmir freedom movement, passed away in Rawalpindi, today, due to heart attack. He was 35.

Nazir Ahmed belonged to Larkipora, Dooru Shahabad of Islamabad district of occupied Kashmir and had been affiliated with the Kashmir freedom movement since his youth.

Funeral prayers of the deceased will be offered today (Friday) at 7:00pm in Adiala, Rawalpindi. »

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Islamabad, May 29 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum has condemned Indian atrocities on the innocent people of occupied Kashmir.

The Hurriyat forum in a meeting held in Islamabad with its Convener, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, in chair, said that the world was fighting COVID-19 pandemic but India was committing brutalities against the people of occupied Kashmir.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi speaking on the occasion said that the families of two women, Aasiya and Neelofar, of Shopian, were still awaiting justice after the passage of 11 years. »

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New Delhi, May 29 (KMS): Speaker of Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian Parliament), Om Birla has nominated 15 MPs from occupied Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh to assist the Delimitation Commission in redrawing the Lok Sabha and the Assembly constituencies of the northeastern States and Kashmir.

Delimitation in occupied Kashmir is aimed at affecting the number of voters in the Muslim populated areas to give BJP and other communal parties a majority in the occupied territory so that they could pass laws through the so-called Kashmir Assembly in future in line with the Hindutva ideology.

The Associate Members of the Delimitation Commission nominated for occupied Kashmir are Indian minister, Dr Jitendra Singh, and Members of Indian Parliament, Dr Farooq Abdullah, Muhammad Akbar Lone, Hasnain Masoodi and Jugal Kishore Sharma. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): An FIR has been registered against two Kashmiri students studying at Aligarh Muslim University in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over a Facebook post.

Police officials said, the students, Saqib Rasool Butt and Sheikh Arafat, were booked after they posted anti-India and pro-Pakistan messages on their Facebook accounts.

A per reports, the students had declared Pakistan as their home country in their Facebook posts.

The police filed a case based on a written complaint from a local pro-Hindutva politician, Deepak Sharma Aazad, against the Kashmiri students at Atrauli police station in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Ummat-e-Islami (UeI) has expressed solidarity with the family of Aasiya and Neelofar of Shopian, who were gang-raped and murdered by the Indian men in uniform in 2009.

Indian men in uniform abducted Aasiya (17) and her sister-in-law Neelofar (22) after they had gone to tend their orchard on this day in 2009, gang-raped and subsequently murdered them in custody.

The Ummat-e-Islami in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the heinous offence was a testimony to the operational procedure of Indian forces and Indian judiciary in occupied Kashmir. The incident and its aftermath, the non-delivery of justice, is a blot on the face of a self-claimed largest democracy of the world, he added. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have arrested two youth in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The police arrested the youth identified as Aasif Ahmed Dar and Muzamil Ahmed Peer from Panditpora Kralgund checkpoint in the district.

The police have labeled the youth as over-ground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen.

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