Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops assaulted several families and vandalized household goods in Pulwama district.

The family members of a prominent Mujahid commander Zahid Ahmed talking to media men said that the troops barged into their house in Drubgam area of the district, assaulted the inmates and ransacked the house.

Earlier, an Indian soldier was critically injured in an attack in the same area on Thursday afternoon.

Locals said that soon after the gunshots were heard from a close-by distance, Indian armed forces within no time surrounded their residences and subsequently barged inside their homes and damaged the property. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has denounced the continued illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in different jails of India and the territory and demanded their immediate release.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India had kept thousands of Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders and youth in jails under false cases. He added that their illegal detention was being prolonged under one pretext or the other. »

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have decided to act tough against the government employees for their affiliation with the ongoing freedom movement that can lead to their dismissal for the service.

An order issued by the authorities on Thursday night announced the constitution of a committee headed by Chief Secretary of the territory BVR Subramanyam to take stock of all such cases that would be referred to it by the police and home departments.

The provision would be applicable to all those employees about whom there are cases of having taken part in the anti-India activities overtly or covertly. It will also apply to those who have served detention. »

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Islamabad, July 31 (KMS): APHC-AJK member and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM), Imtiaz Wani, has said that Indian troops have intensified their atrocities in occupied Kashmir and are killing innocent youth during so-called cordon and search operations.

Imtiaz Wani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that India had besieged eight million Kashmiris for the last one year due to which they were facing severe problems. India has been steadily stepping up its state terrorism in occupied Kashmir, he added.

He condemned the unabated killing spree unleashed by Indian troops in the territory. He paid rich tributes to the martyred youth and said that killings, arrests and other Indian atrocities could not suppress the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people. He said that the Kashmiris would continue their liberation movement till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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Islamabad, July 31 (KMS): The Vice Chairman of Islamic Political Party Jammu and Kashmir, Syed Mushtaq Hussain Gilani, has said that August 5, 2019 is the darkest day in the history of Jammu and Kashmir after the Indian occupation of the territory on October 27, 1947.

The Modi-led Indian fascist government revoked the special status of Kashmir and divided it into two union territories besides imposing military siege in the territory on August 05, last year.

Syed Mushtaq Hussain in a statement in Islamabad said that the international community and peace-loving nations must take cognizance of the Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir. »

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Urges IOK authorities to trace his whereabouts

Hilal Ahmad, a KU scholar who is missing in SrinagarSrinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of a missing Ph.D. scholar, Hilal Ahmed, once again held a demonstration at Press Colony in Srinagar, demanding of the authorities to trace their kin.

The protestors, which included several women, were aghast over the long period of disappearance of Hilal Ahmed and were desperately seeking help from the authorities to find him.

Hilal Ahmed had gone missing in Wangat area of Ganderbal district, where he had gone for trekking with his friends on June 14 this year. He remains untraced since then and the family has repeatedly protested to seek his whereabouts.

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Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Socio-Political Activist Movement (JKSPAM) has demanded release of all illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in various jails of the territory and India on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha.

The JKSPAM in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the detentions as inhumane and unjustified. It said that most detainees were booked under draconian law, Public safety Act, because of their political belief.

It said that the rigid detention policy to send the Kashmiri prisoners outside occupied Kashmir was unacceptable and violation of right of their families to meet them as many families could not afford airfare to travel to jails in India. »

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London, July 31 (KMS): Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK, a Britain-based Kashmiris’ rights organization, has decided to launch a mobile digital campaign for exposing the brutal face of India in occupied Kashmir before the world.

President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK, Raja Fahim Kayani, while unveiling the digital Kashmir campaign, said his organization is all set to apprise Europe and rest of the world of the reign of terror and state terrorism unleashed by Indian troops against the innocent people of occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, July 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has strongly condemned the arrest of the party Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and slapping of draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) on him.

The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir in a statement issued in Srinagar said that illegal arrests and other cheap tactics being used by India could not prevent the people of Kashmir from pursuing their struggle for freedom. »

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Srinagar, July 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, greeting the entire Muslim Ummah on the eve of Eid Al Adha, has appealed to the Kashmiri people to pay special attention to the families of martyrs and detainees.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Syed Ali Gilani in a tweet said that the Kashmiri martyrs had sacrificed their present for the better future of other Kashmiris and they deserved to be remembered on this auspicious occasion. He said that the Eid Al Azha should inculcate in us the spirit of sacrifice.

“Heartfelt congrats to the entire Ummah on the eve of Eid Al Adha. This Eid celebrates the spirit of sacrifice. This is the perfect occasion to remember all those who sacrificed their present for our better future. Families of martyrs and detainees deserve our special attention,” the Veteran leader said in his tweet.

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