2020 June 23 » Kashmir Media Service


Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops are killing innocent Kashmiri youth in fake encounters to suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

As per analytical report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, the killing of innocent Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in fake encounters has become an order of the day. The report citing relatives of the martyred youth said, Indian army is involved in picking up the youth either from jails or from houses and killing them in stage-managed encounters after falsely labeling them as over-ground or underground workers of mujahid organizations. »

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New Delhi, June 23 (KMS): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Jamia Millia Islamia student Safoora Zargar, who was arrested by Indian police on the charges of instigating protests against the anti-minorities, particularly anti-Muslim, citizenship laws, earlier this year.

The arrest of Safoora Zargar, who was three-month pregnant at the time of her detention on April 10, had triggered global outrage. Over fifty people had died during the anti-Muslim riots that swept Delhi in February. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference visited Anchar, Soura area of Srinagar to express condolences with the families of Kashmiri youth, martyred by Indian troops in Srinagar, the other day.

The delegation, which was led by APHC General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmed, comprised Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi, Khawaja Firdous, Yasmeen Raja, Advocate Devinder Singh Behl, Shaheen Iqbal and others. The delegation paid rich tributes to the martyred youth and expressed sympathy with the bereaved families.

The leaders on the occasion said that permanent peace could only be ensured in the region by resolving the Kashmir dispute as per the UN resolutions.

Addressing mourners on the occasion Molvi Bashir Ahmed and other delegation members said that India had failed to suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement despite using all brutal tactics in the territory. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, All Traders and Transporters Joint Coordination Committee held a protest demonstration in Batamaloo area of Srinagar against the Indian authorities’ proposal to open liquor shops in the territory.

The protesters on the occasion said that they would oppose any move to open liquor shops in Kashmir, tooth and nail.

Having assembled under the banner of All Traders and Transporters Joint Coordination Committee (ATTJCC) in the city, the traders and transporters objected to the idea saying that Kashmir was a Muslim Majority area, and besides being forbidden in Islam, liquor also destroys the society and promotes immorality. »

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Jeddah, June 23 (KMS): The Contact Group of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir has expressed deep concern over the worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in occupied Kashmir and demanded of India to stop any move towards changing the demographic structure of the held territory as they are illegal and in violation of international law.

In a joint communique issued after the Group’s virtual emergency meeting today (Monday), the members rejected the newly-notified “Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Order 2019” and “Jammu & Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate Rules 2020” aimed at changing the demographic structure of Occupied Kashmir. »

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imgSrinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in a bid to provide illegal citizenship to maximum number of outsiders before the matter is taken up by the international community Indian authorities have launched an online service for the purpose.

The online service has been launched in the name e-Application-cum-issuance of Domicile Certificate by Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at Governor House in Jammu.

This service is an addition to the other manual initiatives to speed up the mechanism, aimed at providing maximum citizenships of Jammu and Kashmir to outsiders in a short period of time, this was what media reports inferred after talks with the officials concerned. »

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‘New Delhi knows a war with China would be more humiliating than 1962’

View: Erecting a firewall against China will only hurt IndiaSrinagar, June 23 (KMS): Amid the ongoing standoff between Chinese and Indian armies at the Ladakh border in occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Chinese strategic experts have warned India “not to take a dig at China as it does with Pakistan and other neighbouring countries.”

Global Times, the Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpiece, quoting a few experts, delivered the warning to India against any misadventure against China for there could be “devastating results”.

“India will be more humiliated than after the 1962 border conflict with China if it cannot control anti-China sentiment at home and has a new military conflict with its biggest neighbor,” analysts said.

Lin Minwang, a professor at Fudan University’s Center for South Asian Studies in Shanghai, was quoted by the newspaper as saying, “It is normal to see heated nationalism in India, but we don’t need to worry whether nationalism will hijack the policymaking of India to further provoke China. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Freedom Front Chairman, Syed Bashir Andrabi, while expressing serious concern over the killings and arrests of Kashmiri youth during ongoing cordon and search operations has urged the world human rights bodies to take notice of the worst human rights situation in the territory.

Syed Bashir Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the oppressors while committing these inhuman acts are forgetting the historical fact that freedom movements of nations never get suppressed by these kinds of tyrannies. He said that the Kashmiris would never tolerate this killing spree. He paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth and reiterated to continue the freedom struggle till its logical conclusion. »

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Islamabad, June 23 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has lauded Pakistan for its efforts to arrange an emergency virtual meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad, today, drew parallels between the plight of the peoples of occupied Kashmir and Palestinian who are facing repression under the illegitimate occupations of India and Israel. He called upon the Muslim world and the United Nations to take solid steps to end the colonialism and imperialism of India and Israel in Kashmir and Palestine, whose peoples had been promised the right of self-determination by the UN way back in 1948, 1949. »

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Islamabad, June 23 (KMS): The Convener of AJK chapter of Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has expressed concern over the threat to the lives of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists in Indian jails amid fast spreading coronavirus.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in a statement issued in Islamabad said, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread in Indian jails and no measures have been taken for the safety of the Kashmiri detainees, especially those lodged in Tihar jail, New Delhi. He denounced the continued detention and house arrest of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Gilani.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi said the Kashmiri leaders Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Aasiya Andrabi, Masarrat Aalam Butt and others illegally detained on concocted charges are neither getting a fair trial nor are provided required medical facilities in jails. »

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