2020 August 11 » Kashmir Media Service

35 fresh cases of coronavirus reported in Srinagar central jail

Srinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, overcrowded prisons in the territory turn into COVID-19 epicentres as 35 fresh cases were reported in Srinagar Central Jail.

Last year in August, when Modi government repealed the special status of IIOJK after abrogating the Article 370, the number of inmates in the prison witnessed a sudden increase. The occupation authorities have recently stepped up their operations and hundreds of youth while several people have also been imprisoned for anti-India dissent on social networking sites. »

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Indian Products FeaturedSrinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, political and economic experts who keep a close watch on the day-to-day development in the territory have asked all peace-loving people and countries to boycott Indian products saying that terrorist New Delhi always gets away with its crimes against humanity in Jammu and Kashmir because of economic interests.

The experts who preferred not to be identified in the face of India’s ongoing naked fascism in the occupied territory lamented that a whole year had passed since rogue India abrogated Article 370 of its constitution, and imposed world’s longest military siege in IIOJK, but the world was maintaining a criminal silence. »

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Srinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the killing of three missing labourers from Rajouri by Indian troops in yet another fake encounter in Shopian has drawn severe criticism from across the aisle.

The Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar, today, said that the reports about the killing of three innocent labourers in staged encounter in Shopian by Indian troops had brought back the painful memories of Pathribal and Machil fake encounters. The forum said staged killings, torture and disappearances are the result of the heavy militarisation of Jammu and Kashmir and the complete immunity enjoyed by Indian troops, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths of Kashmiris and destruction of their property. »

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Srinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations continued to pay rich tributes to senior Hurriyat leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz on his 12th martyrdom anniversary, today.

Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum Chairman Umar Adil Dar in a statement in Srinagar said that the martyred leader sacrificed his life for a great cause and his contribution towards Kashmir freedom struggle would be always be remembered and written in golden words. Umar Adil Dar said the pro-freedom leader spent almost 20 years in different jails and interrogation centres in and outside the occupied territory. “His sincerity towards the movement was beyond any doubt and he lived a very simple life. He achieved his cherished goal of martyrdom while he was leading Karwani-e-Azadi, towards the Line of Control” he said. »

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Islamabad, August 11 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a seminar in Islamabad, today, to pay glowing tributes to senior Hurriyat leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz, on his 12th martyrdom anniversary.

The seminar titled “Journey of Martyrdoms” was presided over by senior Hurriyat leader, Muhammad Farooq Rahmani, while the AJK Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Haider, was the chief guest.

Speakers on the occasion said that Sheikh Abdul Aziz sacrificed his life for the ideology of Pakistan and the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination. They said that Sheikh Abdul Aziz devoted his entire life to the Kashmir cause. »

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Muzaffarabad, August 11 (KMS): An anti-India protest rally was held in Muzaffarabad to commemorate the 12th martyrdom anniversary of senior APHC leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz.

The rally which was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Young Mens League was taken out from out from Burhan Shaheed Chowk to Ghari Pan, Domail in Muzaffarabad.

Many political and Hurriyat leaders including Sheikh Aqeelur Rehman, Maulana Abdul Azeez Alwi, Sayyed Murtaza Geelani, Mushtaq Ahmed Bhatt, Sheikh Mohammad Yaqoob and Zahid Ashraf addressed the rally. They paid tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz. »

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Islamabad, August 11 (KMS): Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, has written a letter of thanks to PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari over the opposition’s participation and assistance in legislation regarding FATF and Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir in the joint session of parliament, which was held on 6th of this month.

In the letter, the Foreign Minister said the ruling and opposition parties in the parliament have once again proved that all political parties in parliament have the same stance for protection of national interests. »

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Islamabad, August 11 (KMS): Pakistan has strongly condemned extrajudicial killings of Kashmiris in fake encounters by Indian forces in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

In a statement today, Foreign Office said these condemnable crimes against Kashmiri youth by Indian occupational forces are being perpetrated with complete impunity, under the cover of draconian laws. »

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Srinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum led Umar Adil Dar visited the residence of resistance leader Shakeel Ahmed Butt in Srinagar and congratulated him over his release after two years from India’s illegal detention.

A statement issued by JKYSF in Srinagar today said that the delegation also visited the residence of a pro-freedom activist, Shahid Ahmed, at Sheshbal in Srinagar and expressed condolence with him over death of his brother.

Umar Adil Dar was accompanied by JKYSF Cheif Organiser Ghulam Rasool Kaloo and Chief Program Coordinator Tauseef Ahmed. »

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Srinagar, August 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the incarcerated Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, has said that a strong and stable Pakistan is essential for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi, in his message ahead of Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day thanked the Government of Pakistan for their continued moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for securing their right »

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