2020 June 30 » Kashmir Media Service

Says commitment to freedom runs in his blood

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that his commitment to the freedom struggle runs through his blood and there is no force on earth that can keep him away from protecting the cause of the Kashmiri martyrs.

In his tweets, today, Syed Ali Gilani rubbished the Indian media’s propaganda against him.

“It is in response to the fake propaganda of Indian media and conscienceless elite, let me clarify that my separation from APHC doesn’t mean my separation from the sacred movement of right to self-determination,” he said. »

Read More... | Comment

New Delhi, June 30 (KMS): A New Delhi based Indian non-governmental organization working on children’s rights has said that seventy-seven percent children below five years of age could not have access to basic services like immunisation during the ongoing lockdown in occupied Kashmir.

The NGO Child Rights and You, commonly abbreviated as CRY in a statement in New Delhi citing a study said, “’Rapid Online Perception Study about the Effects of COVID-19 on Children’ was conducted during the first and second phases of the lockdown based on responses of parents and primary caregivers in Jammu and Kashmir.” »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, with the scrapping of Articles 370 and 35-A of the Indian constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir as well protection of citizenship rights to its people, the RSS inspired fascist BJP government in India has started distributing domiciles of the disputed territory among outsiders, lavishly.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, the distribution of domicile certificates of Jammu and Kashmir among Indian citizens is aimed at changing the Muslims majority status of Jammu and Kashmir into a minority. »

Read More... | Comment

Altaf Hussain Wani

Islamabad, June 30 (KMS): COVID-19 has swept across the world leaving very few countries unscathed. Even the most powerful nations with robust economies, state of the art technology and up-to-date healthcare systems have been left in chaos in the face of the pandemic.

Declaring a global pandemic on 11 March 2020, WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said, “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern with the potential of causing large scale deaths worldwide.” »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has said that India is working on a major conspiracy to implement its anti-people agenda in Jammu and Kashmir.

APHC leader and JKPM Chairman Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement issued in Jammu said India is working on a very dangerous plan to snatch away the jobs, land and resources from the people of Jammu and Kashmir. This, he added, is being done to teach the Kashmiri people a lesson for supporting the movement for right to self-determination.

Mir Shahid Saleem said the new domicile policy introduced by India in the occupied territory was a major step in this direction. He said after having failed to crush the resolve and determination of the Kashmiri people, India was now hell-bent upon destroying the economy of occupied Kashmir. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the wife of illegally detained senior APHC leader and Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmad Shah has expressed serious concern over the health of her husband,who is suffering from multiple ailments including diabetes, amid the spike in COVID-19 cases, particularly in Indian jails.

Shabbir Shah’s wife Dr Bilqees Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar said that she had received a call from her husband Shabbir Ahmad Shah from Delhi’s Tihar jail and came to know that he was very seriously ill as him immune system had gone very weak. Shabbir Shah is in Tihar jail, Delhi, for the past three and half years and is not getting proper diet, she added.

“Now when whole world has been caught in the grip of the pandemic and the health system across the globe has been rendered paralyzed due to COVID-19, it is beyond the capacity of Tihar jail health centre to cope with the menace,” she said. »

Read More... | Comment

File pic: Kashmiri students beaten by Hindu extremists in IndiaSrinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a student of the Kashmir University told media men that she was abused and beaten up by an Indian soldier in Athwajan area of Srinagar when she was heading towards the university along with her sister.

The student said, “I was still moving when the Indian army man hit me with a lathi on my back and threatened to shoot me but I don’t know what saved me from him.”

The student demanded a stern action against the Indian soldier.

Read More... | Comment

New Delhi, June 30 (KMS): Dozens of prisoners at Delhi’s infamous Tihar jail resorted to forceful agitation against the inhuman treatment meted out to them at the hands of jail authorities.

The authorities while describing the agitating prisoners as ‘foreigners’ informed the Delhi High Court on Monday that some prisoners forced their exit from the hall and also damaged the locks of the gates.

“… 15-20 foreign inmates created a problem in the prison. They forced their exit from the room and also damaged the door locks in Wards 9 and Chakkar,” a single bench of the high court judge led by Justice C. Harishankar was informed. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian Army camp was attacked with a grenade at Chittergam in Budgam district, the other day.

A senior police officer told media men in Srinagar that the Indian Army’s 50 RR camp was attacked with an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL). However, the bomb fell outside the camp at a brick kiln, he added.

In this incident no loss of life or injury was reported, the officer said. Soon after the attack whole area was cordoned off by the Indian forces and a house-to-house search operation was started.

Read More... | Comment

Islamabad, June 30 (KMS): The Convener of Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has said that Indian troops have intensified their state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in a statement issued in Islamabad deplored that on one hand, Indian troops were killing innocent Kashmiri youth on daily basis in staged encounters while on the other, Indian government was issuing domicile certificates of occupied Kashmir to Indian Hindus. He said that the issuance of the domicile certificates was illegal and was against the international law, the UN resolutions on Kashmir and the 4th Geneva Convention. The only aim of this move by India is to change the demographics of occupied Kashmir, he said. »

Read More... | Comment