London/ Islamabad, July 04 (KMS): The speakers at an international Kashmir virtual conference raised the massive human rights violations by Indian forces’ personnel in occupied Kashmir.

The international Kashmir virtual conference on ‘Twin Lockdowns in Kashmir and Global Response’ was organized by Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK.

The President of Azad Jammu Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan participated as chief guest, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, Raja Fahim Kayani chaired the conference. The other speakers included Members of British Parliament, Liam Byrne, Jim McMahon, Brenden O’Hara, Nadia Whittome, Alex Norris, James Daly, Christian Wakeford, Stella Creasy and Rachel Maskell as well as former meber of European parliament, Phil Bennion and Danish writer Jane Teller. President of Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement, Altaf Ahmed Butt, Chairman of Kashmir Institute of International Relations, Altaf Hussain Wani, Human Rights Activist Clair Bidwell joined to take serious note of grave human rights violations being committed by Indian troops in the guise of COVID-19 in occupied Kashmir.

Raja Fahim Kayani, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, welcomed all the participants of the virtual conference and said that since August 5, 2019 Kashmiris had been systematically economically destroyed and they were in need of urgent food and medicines. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (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 Arreh area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a massive cordon and search operation in Rajouri district of Jammu region, today.

The troops cordoned off in Dodassan Pain and Dodassan Bala villages in the district and launched searches. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the brutal killing of a civilian, Bashir Ahmed Khan, by Indian troops.

Indian troops had dragged Bashir Ahmed Khan from his car and shot him to death in front of his toddler grandson in Sopore town on Wednesday.

APHC leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement, Khawaja Firdous in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India was massacring Kashmiris to implement its nefarious agenda of turning the Muslim majority in occupied Kashmir into a minority. He said that the latest example of the Indian barbarism was the killing of a civilian, Bashir Ahmed Khan, in front of his three-year-old grandson. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum (JKSPF), Advocate Devinder Singh Behl, has said that the Modi government in India has made the lives of minorities miserable and deprived them of all their rights.

Advocate Devinder Singh Behl in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Modi government pursuing the RSS agenda had usurped the rights of Muslims, Sikhs, Christians and lower caste Hindus in India. He added that minorities in India were mistreated and no minority had religious freedom. He rejected India’s claim of being the largest democracy of the world.

Advocate Devinder Singh Behl said that on the contrary, special care was being taken of minorities in Pakistan and their rights were being protected. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, four more persons died of coronavirus, today, taking the number of deaths due to the deadly disease in the territory to 126.

The four deceased include a 65-year-old man from Handwara, a 75-year-old man from Dailgam in Islamabad district, a 55-year-old man from Tangmarg area of Baramulla and a 65-year-old man from Alastang in Ganderbal.

Of these victims, two died at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences and one each at JVC and SMHS hospitals in Srinagar. »

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#HumanCostInIOJK

Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): The Kashmir conflict has been and is imposing heavy cost on the human life in occupied Kashmir where this conflict has adversely impacted each and every aspect of the lives of people during the past over seven decades and particularly since 1989.

An analytical report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said occupied Kashmir is only region of the world where humans are living without human rights as India has usurped all basic freedoms of the people. It said that killings, extrajudicial executions, arrests, torture, use of brute force on peaceful protesters, destruction of properties and molestation of women by Indian troops and police personnel have become a norm in the occupied territory. It said that fascist Indian forces were brutally carrying out massacre of the innocent Kashmiris. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of a Kashmiri research scholar, Hilal Ahmed, who went missing from Gangbal area of Ganderbal district during trekking last month held a demonstration, seeking his whereabouts.

The protesting family members of Hilal Ahmed, a research scholar from Srinagar’s Bemina area who had gathered at the Press Enclave also rubbished the Indian claims that their son had connections with ongoing armed struggle, while urging authorities to trace him. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have booked a government employee on sedition charges for his posts on social media.

Tahir Nazir Shalla, a resident of Shalpora area of Sopore, was booked on charges of sedition for his posts on social media by the Indian authorities in occupied Kashmir. Shalla is an employee at Government Boys Higher Secondary School (HSS) Qalamabad in Kupwara district. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police on Saturday recovered a headless dead body from river Jhelum near Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

Some passerby spotted the dead body and subsequently alerted the police. The body was also without legs and right-hand.

Station House Officer Muneeb-ul-Islam told media that the corpse is decomposed and “seems that it’s around 30 days old”.

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