Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops on Wednesday assaulted several civilians and used them as human shields during a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Narwa village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The locals said that the troops barged into many residential houses at the village and conducted door-to-door searches. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have deplored that India is using molestation of women as a weapon of war to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

The APHC General Secretary, Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani, in a statement issued, today, on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women said that the international human rights organizations including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch had reported the brutal incidents of torture and molestation of women in IIOJK and such incidents were on the rise in the territory. He said that thousands of women had been martyred by Indian troops for their affiliation with the ongoing freedom movement and many others including Aasiya Andrabi were still imprisoned in various jails of IIOJK and India and were being continuously subjected to mental and physical torture. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, speakers at a one-day seminar have called upon the international community to take India to task for perpetrating war crimes in terms of sexual and physical harassment of women in the territory.

The event was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Khawateen Markaz at its office in Srinagar on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, today.

The participants while expressing sympathies with rape and pellet victims in IIOJK said, Kashmiri women are facing widespread violations of human rights. They also asked for launching a campaign to end violence against women in the occupied territory. »

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Islamabad, November 25 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference organized a protest outside the National Press Club in Islamabad to draw the world’s attention to the victimization of women by Indian troops in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Hurriyat leaders while addressing the protesters said Indian troops have made the lives of Kashmiris a hell and are killing innocent people in the occupied territory on daily basis. They said that India had subjected thousands of Kashmiris to enforced disappearance in custody rendering a large number of women half widows.

The leaders said that IIOJK was heading towards a human tragedy due to massive atrocities committed by Indian forces while Kashmiri women were bearing the brunt of Indian brutalities. They called upon the international community to play its role in stopping the human rights violations in IIOJK and giving the Kashmiris their right to self-determination. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and occupied Kashmir, 2,342 women were among 95,723 civilians martyred during the last 31 years due to the unabated acts of state terrorism by Indian troops.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Indian troops molested 11,224 women during the period. It maintained that the Kashmiri women have been the worst victims of the harrowing conflict, which rendered 22,923 women widowed since 1989. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui, along with a delegation visited Anchar area of Srinagar and expressed solidarity with the families of illegally detained youth, Merajuddin War and Wasim Ahmed.

Merajuddin and Wasim were arrested by Indian police in August, this year, and since then have been kept behind bars without any reason.

Interacting with Bilal Siddiqui, the family members of both the youth said their wards were booked on fabricated charges by the police and now their trail was being prolonged by judiciary for no valid reasons. »

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Islamabad, November 25 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar held under the aegis of Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) in Islamabad on Wednesday urged the global community to stop use of sexual violence against women in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir as a weapon of war by Indian troops to suppress Kashmiris’ legitimate struggle for right to self-determination.

The seminar titled “Remembering the Women and Girl Victims of State Terrorism in Indian occupied Kashmir” was held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against women. It was attended and addressed by rights activists, members of civil society, intellectuals, legal experts, University students and leaders hailing from both sides of the Line of Control. »

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PDP youth leader arrested by NIA in New Delhi

Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the former Mayor and ex-Peoples Conference leader, Junaid Azim Matoo, was on Wednesday elected Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) again.

As per reports, Matoo has defeated his rival Sheikh Imran, who is former Deputy Mayor SMC. »

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Srinagar, November 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqalabi, has said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are offering unparalleled sacrifices for freedom from illegal Indian occupation.

In a statement issued in Srinagar, Abdul Samad Inqalabi said that Kashmiri people would prefer death over life but would not compromise their freedom. He reiterated that the Kashmiris would continue the ongoing struggle for freedom at all costs. »

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