Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum (JKYSF) led by its Chairman, Umar Aadil Dar, visited the residence of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in Srinagar, today, on Eid-ul-Fitr, and expressed solidarity with him over the martyrdom of his son, Junaid Sehrai.

Speaking on the occasion, Umar Aadil Dar paid glowing tributes to Junaid Sehrai and his associate, Tariq Ahmed Sheikh, who were martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and Search operation in Safakadal area of Srinagar on May 19.

He praised the services and sacrifices of Muhammad Ashrf Sehrai for the Kashmir cause and reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the freedom struggle till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops arrested at least four youth in Badgam district, today.

The troops arrested the youth identified as Wasim Ganai, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Yasin and Azharudin Mir during a cordon and search operation in Beerwah area of the district.

The troops dubbed the youth, all residents of Kandoora Beerwah, as Over Ground Workers of a mujahid organization.

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Islamabad, May 24 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said India has further tightened its lockdown in occupied Jammu and Kashmir under the garb of COVID-19 pandemic.
He made the remarks during his telephonic conversation with OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen.

The Foreign Minister said the Indian forces have intensified its persecution campaign and extra judicial killings in the occupied valley. »

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Srinagar, 23 May (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people, last night, remained glued to Pakistani channels to know about the moon sighting.

As soon as it was announced in Pakistan that Eid ul Fitr would be observed today, same announcements were made in mosques in Srinagar and other towns and villages. In the occupied territory, it is a practice of the people that they observe eid and first of Ramadan with Pakistan and not with India or any other country.

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Mirpur, May 24 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that economically and militarily strong and stable Pakistan is the sole guarantee for the early success of Kashmiri peoples’ struggle for their right to self-determination.

“We must clearly understand that the coming era of new technologies will radically reshape international relations and global alliances.

Economic prowess, as always, will determine political clout and strategic weight. If Pakistan is viable economically and strong militarily, only then can we have reasonable hope for getting justice for Kashmiris”, he added, AJK Presidential secretariat said in a news release. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, banners with photographs of prominent mujahideen, including Burhan Wani and Riyaz Naikoo, have appeared in different areas of Srinagar, today.

The banners on behalf of Nawjawanan-e-Hurriyet Kashmir have been pasted at NawaKadal, Mazar-e-Shuda and on walls of different streets in Srinagar.

The banners showing photographs of Burhan Wani, Riyaz Naikoo, Dr Manan Wani, Mohammad Yasin Yatoo alias Yasin Ganzanvi, Sabzar and others martyrs, read ‘nation is indebted to these heroes’. The banners reiterated that the mission of these martyrs would be taken to its logical conclusion despite all odds.

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APHC, others felicitate Muslims on eve of Eid-ul-Fitr

Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that the unparalleled sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris for their freedom are the biggest asset of the ongoing Kashmir movement.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai said this while talking to the people who visited his residence or telephoned him to express solidarity with him over the martyrdom of his son, Junaid Sehrai. Junaid was martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Nawakadal area of Srinagar on Tuesday. Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai said although it is easy to make sacrifices, it is a huge responsibility to protect them. He said that the sacrifices of his family and other Kashmiris would be meaningful only when the people of occupied Kashmir would see the dawn of freedom. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have offered heartfelt greetings to Muslims across the world on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.

The spokesman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Eid-ul-Fitr is a message of joy and happiness. “May Allah Almighty grant us real happiness of Eid-ul-Fitr and emancipate the people of occupied Kashmir from Indian occupation and violence,” he added.

He appealed to the wealthy Muslims of occupied Kashmir to support widows, orphans, destitute, physically challenged, the victims of Indian state terrorism and the needy on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

The spokesman said that although it would not be possible for the people to offer Eid prayers in the eidgahs and mosques due to the lockdown, however, they should arrange for special prayers for the liberation of Kashmir and reaffirm their resolve to continue the freedom movement till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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Jeddah, May 23 (KMS): The Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the imposition of new domicile law by India in occupied Kashmir, to change the demographic composition of the territory.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the IPHRC members in a statement said that their previous concerns had been proven right in recent times.

The OIC officials said that the Indian government was trying to make Muslims minority on their own lands in occupied Kashmir. “India wants to demolish the self-determination right of Muslims in the disputed area. India is allegedly taking steps to enforce the change in population in the region to achieve its goals. It is an extreme violation of the human rights of the residents of Kashmir,” they said. »

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Brussels, May 23 (KMS): International journalists organizations have expressed concern over continued harassment of journalists by India police in occupied Kashmir.

In the latest instance, Srinagar-based journalist and editor of weekly Kashmirwalla, Fahad Shah, was summoned by city police to explain the reportage of the recent encounter in the city in which at least 15 houses were damaged and valuables including cash and jewellery were stolen by the troops.

Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in a statement said, “Police summoned Shah to the station without reason on May 20. Only two hours after arriving did police inform Shah they were inquiring about his news coverage.” »

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