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Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police has confirmed that the three youth killed in a fake encounter by Indian troops in Shopian were the labourers from Rajouri.

Inspector General of Police, Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar on Friday admitted that DNA samples of families from Rajouri district and three of their relatives killed in an encounter in Shopian district in July have matched with each other. »

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Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned the brutal murder of a prominent lawyer, Babar Qadri, by unknown gunmen in Hawal area of Srinagar, yesterday.

The Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar expressed shock and grief over the killing of Babar Qadri. It maintained that as the Kashmir dispute lingers another precious life falls prey to it. The forum reiterated that peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute is the only way to ensure that precious human lives are saved from getting consumed in it. It also condemned the continued witch-hunt of youth, traders, families of Hurriyat leaders and activists and others by Indian troops and police in IIOJK. »

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London, September 25 (KMS): Seven Members of Parliament (MPs) of the UK’s ruling Conservative Party have re-launched a group named “The Conservative Friends of Kashmir”, with hopes of campaigning for self-determination in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and to highlight the siege of millions of Kashmiris by the Indian forces. »

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Geneva, September 25 (KMS): Lambasting the Indian government for committing gross human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the representatives of reputed international human rights watchdogs have urged the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to conduct a comprehensive independent investigation into allegations of human rights violations committed by Indian forces in the territory. »

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Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement, Khawaja Firdous, has said that the Kashmir dispute can be resolved by implementing the relevant UN resolutions.

Khawaja Firdous addressing a public gathering at Dub in Ganderbal, today, said that unless the Kashmir dispute was resolved in accordance with the UN resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people, lasting peace could not be established in South Asia.

He also appreciated the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s in recent address to the UN General Assembly in which he raised the Kashmir dispute. He said that Turkey had always supported the Kashmiri people on the Kashmir dispute. »

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New York, September 25 (KMS): Kashmiri photojournalist, Masarat Zahra, has received the Peter Mackler prize for courageous and ethical journalism for her coverage of women impacted by decades of Indian state terrorism in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

“To work in this industry is to bring the truth,” the 26-year-old journalist said during a virtual ceremony.

“My pictures offer a glimpse of the everyday struggle of the people in Kashmir,” said Zara, who is the 12th journalist to receive the Peter Mackler prize, distributed by the Global Media Forum in partnership with Agence France Presse and Reporters Without Borders.

“It gives a voice to the ones silenced by the conflict,” she continued. »

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#NoBasicRightInIIOJK

Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, India has usurped all basic and democratic rights including right to life of the people of Kashmir and is violating global laws and agreements by depriving them of all their fundamental rights and freedoms.

A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said that the world’s so-called largest democracy had made IIOJK a living hell for the Kashmiri people, adding how can India claim to be a democratic republic when it is denying Kashmiris their basic democratic rights? »

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Muzaffarabad, September 25 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) has expressed grave concern over the plight of the Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and India.

The JKSM in a meeting held with its Chairman, Altaf Ahmed Butt, in chair in Muzaffarabad thoroughly discussed the overall political situation of the occupied territory. »

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