Geneva, October 01 (KMS): The Tehreek-e-Kashmir Europe and Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) held a strong protest demonstration outside the Headquarters of United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to draw the world attention towards the continued bloodshed and human rights violations by Indian troops in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The protest demonstration, held on the sidelines of the ongoing 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council, was addressed by Fahim Kayani, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, Mehmood Sharif, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, Europe, Italy, Ejaz Ahmed Tahir, President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, Europe, Switzerland, Ch Zahid Iqbal, President of South Zone Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, Raja Saeed-uz-Zaman, General Secretary of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Switzerland, prominent Sikh leader, Karan Singh, and many others. »

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian authorities have extended ban on high-speed internet service in the territory till October 21.

An order issued by Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary of Home Department of the occupied territory said that the ban on high-speed internet would remain in force in all but two districts – one each in Kashmir Valley and Jammu.

The authorities had ordered restoration of high speed mobile data services in Ganderbal and Udhampur on the night of August 16, 2020. However, in all other districts, the speed was directed to continue to be restricted to 2G only. »

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred nineteen (19) Kashmiris including a woman during the last month of September.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, one youth of those martyred was killed in custody.

The killings by the troops rendered two (2) women widowed and four (4) children orphaned.

During the period, at least sixteen (16) persons were injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian troops and police personnel on peaceful protesters in the territory. »

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, an officer of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) committed suicide in Jammu district.

A sub-inspector of BSF, Chakerpani Prasad Tiwari, ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle in a camp in Gajansu area of the district.

This incident raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir to 472 since January 2007.

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Islamabad, Oct 01 (KMS): Pakistan has strongly condemned shameful acquittal of those responsible for demolishing the historic Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

Reacting strongly on the Indian court judgment, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez, in a statement, said the Hindutva-inspired Indian judiciary miserably failed to deliver the justice again. He said if there was a semblance of justice in the so-called largest democracy, the individuals, who had boasted of the criminal act publicly, could not have been set free. »

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Islamabad, Oct 01 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has pledged that Pakistan will continue to raise its voice for Kashmiris at every international forum until the Kashmiri brothers are not liberated from Indian tyranny and achieve the right to self-determination.

Talking to former Prime Minister and President PTI of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry who called on him in Islamabad, he made it clear that the Kashmir issue is an important pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy. »

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Islamabad, Oct 01 (KMS): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood and Norwegian State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte held virtual consultations.

In a tweet, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said that there was an extensive exchange of views including growing Pakistan-Norway ties, Covid-19 response and rise of Islamophobia.

He said that they also discussed grave situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan’s contribution to Afghan peace process.

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Islamabad, Oct 01 (KMS): India is moving away from United Nations resolutions but International humanitarian law is still applicable under present circumstances of Kashmir conflict, said experts at a webinar hosted by Legal Forum for Kashmir (LFOVK).

An associate professor from LUMS and International law expert, Dr Sikandar Ahmed Shah, said that Kashmiri armed rebels are combatants and are fighting for the right of self-determination of Kashmir which has been under illegal occupation since 1947. »

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