India can’t change Kashmir’s disputed status

Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally-recognized disputed territory and India cannot change its status, unilaterally.

The APHC spokesman in a statement in Srinagar rejected the reasons cited by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his latest speech to justify the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution. The statement said that the UN resolutions were ample proof of the fact that Jammu and Kashmir was a dispute and that India had failed to convince the world about the steps taken by New Delhi on August 05, last year, and thereafter. The APHC asked India to shun its intransigence on Kashmir and pave the way resolution of the Kashmir dispute as per right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people. »

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Islamabad, May 31 (KMS): APHC-AJK leader, Abdul Majeed Mir has said that Indian troops have raided his house at Karimabad in Pulwama, occupied Kashmir, and arrested his elder brother, Abdul Kabeer Mir, his two sons, Shabir Ahmed Mir and Umar Kabir Mir. Later the two sons were released after being subjected to severe torture, he added. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian officials on Sunday confirmed that mujahideen had managed to escape after engaging Indian troops in a brief gunfight in Poshkreeri area of South Kashmir’s Islamabad district.

The officials said that after initial exchange of fire at around 2am, this morning, the search operation was launched by the troops to locate the mujahideen in the area. However, they said no contact was established with the mujhaideen thereafter. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, leader of the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum and in charge of Minority Cell, Angad singh Khalsa has said that according to the United Nations resolutions no unilateral step by India can change the Kashmir’s disputed status.

Angad singh Khalsa in a statement issued in Srinagar, reacting on Narinder Modi’s statement on abrogation of Article 370, said that the Indian government’s decision to repeal Kashmir’s special status was against the UN resolutions. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the wounds of the victims of the Wular tragedy are still fresh despite the passage of fourteen years.

Sixteen school children and a teacher were drowned on May 30, 2006 when a Navy boat in which they were taking a joyride capsized.

Three busloads of children of the Burning Candle School of Handwara had come for a picnic at a hilltop shrine on the banks of the Wular, some 70 km north of Srinagar. The children were mostly below 10 years of age. »

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Health condition of ailing Abdul Samad Inqilabi deteriorating in jail

Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has said that solution of Kashmir dispute lies in the implementation of the United Nations (UN) resolutions and Kashmiri people will continue their peaceful struggle till complete success.

DPM General Secretary Pir Hilal Ahmed in a statement issued in Srinagar said that unless the Kashmir dispute was resolved in accordance with the will of the Kashmiri people and UN resolutions, lasting peace could not be established in South Asia. »

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Internet suspension has hit students hard in IOK

Jammu, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have arrested a 30-year-old man in Rajouri on the charge of posting ‘objectionable’ contents on Facebook.

The arrested man has been identified as Muhammad Irshad, driver, of Balli village of Kalakote, Jammu.

It is worth mentioning here that under tremendous pressure from the world, Indian authorities sometimes restore low-speed internet service in the occupied territory, but they usually discourage the internet users by implicating them in fake cases, on and off. »

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New Delhi, May 31 (KMS): Justification of the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and endorsement of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation on Saturday drew strong criticism with some political analysts saying Modi’s speech could trigger more anger in Kashmir.

While commenting on the Modi’s address, the critics called the assertions as a brazen attempt to deny the reality and further the Hindutva agenda at a time when India should more be focusing on mitigating the sufferings of the Kashmiri people and overcoming great economic and health crises inside India and Jammu and Kashmir.

“Sadly, Modi lives in deep denial, and we are supposed to get used to this denial of reality,” Siddiq Wahid, a Kashmiri professor at Dadri-based Shiv Nadar University, told an Arab daily, adding that the speech could trigger “more anger in Kashmir.” »

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