Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed serious concern over India’s plans to grab the Kashmiris’ lands and hand them over to the Indian forces to use them for construction of new camps on the Israeli pattern.

Syed Ali Gilani in a tweet said, “The recent amendment to the Control of Building Operations Act, 1988 and the J&K Development Act 1970 through which land grab for the occupational forces is sought to be facilitated, is a tactic straight out of the Israeli occupation play book. Is the UNMOGIP awake?” »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): Indian Home Minister Amit Shah has appointed 44 new officers to seize land and properties of pro-freedom youth and activists under the black law, UAPA Act, in occupied Kashmir.

Reports appearing in the local press said that India had decided to take stern action against the Kashmiri people who are directly or indirectly involved in pro-freedom activities. In this regard, the reports said, Indian Home Ministry has decided to take immediate steps for execution of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), which was passed by the Indian parliament to suppress the freedom struggles »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that India was introducing one after another laws after August 2019 to accelerate the process of demographic change in the territory.

The forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said, after the introduction of domicile law, new diktats are being issued to usurp the land and livelihood of the people. Changing the demographic structure of Kashmir is against the UN resolutions on Kashmir and international law, the statement added. »

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Islamabad, July 28 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League has called upon people to observe 5 August as Black Day since fascist Indian government in violation of international laws took brutal steps to forcibly merge occupied Jammu and Kashmir with India.

JKPL Vice Chairman Aijaz Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad while supporting the strike call said that the Kashmiris would register their protest against Indian occupation on the day. »

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Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, eight more patients who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died since last night, taking the fatality count due to the disease in the territory to 333.

All those who died since last night belonged to the Kashmir Valley. They comprise include a 60-year-old woman from Nowhatta, a 62-year-old man from Batamallo, a 75-year-old man from Noorbagh, an 85 year-old-man from Barzulla area, a 79-year-old man from Habba Kadal, a 72-year-old from Eidgah and a 64-year-old resident from Rangreth area of Srinagar, and a 59-year-old man from DH Pora Kulgam. »

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New Delhi, July 28(KMS): The Communist Party of India (CPI-M) chief, Sitaram Yechury has demanded the release of all illegally detained Kashmiris who were arrested after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution on August 5, last year, and were lodged in jails of India and occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Yechury while giving details of the proceedings of the two-day meeting of CPM’s Central Committee said, “This is essential for both combating the pandemic effectively and providing relief to the beleaguered people [of Jammu and Kashmir].” »

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Islamabad, July 28 (KMS): A meeting to review the current situation of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) was held at Foreign Office in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Afridi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Security Moeed Yousuf and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry attended the meeting.

The Special Assistant on National Security briefed the meeting about prevailing situation of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Pak-India relations as well. »

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Decision will be disastrous for agri-based economy: RTI movement

Srinagar, July 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, while treading the path of occupier Israel in Palestine, Modi-led fascist government of India has grabbed more than 9600 kanals of land in the name of creating 37 new industrial estates (IE) across occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The move was strongly condemned by the Jammu & Kashmir Right to Information (RTI) Movement, a civil society organization comprising people almost from all walks of life. The RTI Movement in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the act would prove to be disastrous for the agriculture-based Kashmir’s economy, which already under stress due to double lockdown. »

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Islamabad, July 28 (KMS): Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi has stressed the need for better utilization of social media platforms to highlight the plight of oppressed people of occupied Kashmiris.

He expressed these views during his visit to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority in Islamabad. »

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Islamabad, July 28 (KMS): :The abrogation of Articles 370 and 35-A with regard to the special status of Kashmir by the Indian government on August 5 is not only a breach of United Nations Security Council Resolutions but also a flagrant violation of New Delhi’s own constitution. Even pro-Indian parties in the occupied Kashmir protested against the withdrawal of the special status of Kashmir.

These were the views expressed by the key speakers of a webinar on ‘The Possible Way Forward for Jammu and Kashmir’ organised by the Institute of Regional Studies (IRS) here. »

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