2020 May 30 » Kashmir Media Service

Indian army seeks to purchase land from Baramulla admin

Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Narendra Modi-led fascist government’s plan to change the demographic composition of the territory is taking a practical shape following the revocation of Articles 370 and 35-A of the Indian Constitution.

These Articles granted special status and rights to occupied Kashmir and its residents. Under these constitutional provisions, non-Kashmiri people or entities could not purchase land in occupied Kashmir. However, Modi government repealed these Articles on 5th August, last year, paving the way for the Indian citizens and organizations to purchase property in the territory. »

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Brussels, May 30 (KMS): In a severe indictment of the Modi government, the European Parliament has come down heavily on Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah, over the systematic violation of human rights in India and misuse of anti-terror laws such as the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Chairperson of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), Maria Arena, shot off a letter to Amit Shah on May 28, expressing her concerns over the arrest of rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde. »

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Jammu, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a soldier of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) committed suicide at an army camp in Jammu, today.

The BSF man identified as Constable Rajeev Lohan, a resident of Sivasagar district of Assam, was found hanging in the bathroom of his residence at Paloura camp. »

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134 martyred, 1299 injured by Indian troops since Aug 5 2019

Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the inhumane lockdown imposed by RSS-backed Narendra Modi-led fascist government on August 05, last year, when it revoked the special status of the territory, has completed 300 days.

An analytical report prepared, today, by Senior Editor of Kashmir Media Service, Muhammad Raza Malik, on the completion of 300 days of unrelenting military siege and lockdown in the occupied territory, revealed that Indian troops martyred 134 Kashmiris including 4 women during the period. It said that at least 1,299 people were critically injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel on peaceful demonstrators. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum, today, visited the residence of Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in Srinagar to enquire about his health and to express solidarity with him.

The delegation was led by JKYSF Chairman, Umar Aadil Dar, and comprised Advocate Asif Baba, Tauseef Ahmed, Ghulam Rasool Kaloo, Faisal Ahmed, Advocate Zia, Minority in charge, Angath Singh Khalisa and other social activists.

During the meeting, Umar Aadil Dar assured Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai that he would not budge an inch from his stand on Kashmir and offered full support to the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. He also reiterated his resolve to resist all nefarious designs of India, tooth and nail. »

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New Delhi, May 30 (KMS): The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Indian infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) for hurriedly transferring social activist, Gautam Navlakha, who is facing probe for his alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, to Mumbai.

A bench of Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani said that frantic hurry was shown by the NIA in moving Navlakha from Delhi to Mumbai while a matter related to Navlakha’s interim bail plea was pending and the NIA had itself sought time to file a status report. »

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Islamabad, May 30 (KMS): Professor Khursheed Ahmad, an economist and prominent intellectual, has said that the Kashmir movement has entered its final phase but it is difficult to predict the duration of this phase.

Professor Khursheed Ahmad, a Pakistani scholar, who shuttles between Lahore and London, said in his weekly column published by the World News TV UK website: “The present stage of the Kashmir movement is effective and decisive…There are some signs that it is the last stage of this movement.”

“The real issue is the Indian occupation. The internationally settled solution to this problem is a plebiscite for the right of self-determination. This issue is the central point. India wants that people should forget the UN resolutions on Kashmir…The main issue of the right to self-determination should be raised at every level,” the professor said. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the death toll due to the coronavirus rose to 28 after an elderly person died of the infectious disease at a hospital in Srinagar.

A 70-year-old man from Aliarpora, Bagander area of Shopian died at SMHS hospital in Srinagar on Thursday evening and on Friday his sample tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted in the hospital on Wednesday as pneumonia patient with underlying hypertension and diabetes mellitus.

With this fatality, the death toll due to the COVID-19 reached 28 in occupied Kashmir – 25 in Kashmir and 3 in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Wanpora area of the district. The troops have sealed all entry and exit points of the area.

The operation continued till last reports came in. Further details are awaited.


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Islamabad, May 30 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says India is putting the entire regional peace and stability at stake due to its aggressive designs.

He expressed these views while talking to Special Assistant on National Security Division Dr. Moeed Yusuf, who called on him in Islamabad.

The Foreign Minister urged international community to take quick notice of the growing extremism of Indian government specially the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir. »

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