2020 November 29 » Kashmir Media Service

New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi threatened to turn the country into a one-party state [a fascist state], The Economist reported in an article published on November 28 citing the premier’s continues erosion of checks and balances.

India’s prisons hold twice as many inmates awaiting trial, some 330,000 people, as they do convicts. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a 35-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his rented room in Shah Mohalla area of Chattabal in Srinagar, today.

An official said that the man has been living as tenant in the room for the last two months and was running a tea stall near Cassete School in Karan Nagar area.

The official said that the house, where the deceased had taken a room on rent, belongs to Abdul Aziz Butt, son of Ghulam Rasool, a resident of Shah Mohalla Bund Sonerkoul. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has condemned the continued illegal and criminal detention of party Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly denounced the inhuman attitude of the Indian authorities for putting activists of the organization behind the bars without any legal justification. Detaining innocent people on flimsy and tentative grounds is nothing more than cruelty and suppression, it added. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Molvi Ali Muhammad Jan, uncle of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Molvi Ali Muhammad Jan was the elder brother of Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, who passed away on Friday in Srinagar.

The forum expressed heartfelt condolences with Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, sons of the deceased, Molvi Khalid Umar and Molvi Hamid Ali and the entire Mirwaiz family. »

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#DayOfSolidarityWithThePalestinePeopleAndIIOJKIssue

Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): As the world observes the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, today, India has taken a leaf from the Israeli playbook to suppress the freedom movement in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

An analytical report based on interviews and statements of experts on Kashmir and Palestine, which was released by Kashmir Media Service, today, in connection with the call by the UN General Assembly on Nov 29, 1977 for observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, said, India and Israel are increasingly cooperating to coordinate their tactics of occupation in their respective occupied territories— Kashmir and Palestine. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Ittehad-e-Islami has said that Kashmiris are sacrificing not for the so-called elections but for their birthright, the right to self-determination.

Addressing a Seerat conference organized by Ittehad-e-Islami in Pulwama, the party district leader, Maulana Pir Sajjad Ahmed said that Kashmiris should further strengthen unity in their ranks and files at the critical juncture of the freedom movement to thwart the nefarious designs of the enemy. »

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Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): Pakistan says inclusion of Jammu and Kashmir dispute in Niamey Declaration of the 47th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers is yet another manifestation of the OIC’s consistent support to the Kashmir Cause.

The Foreign Office Spokesperson, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry, in a statement today, said the Declaration explicitly reiterated the OIC’s principled position on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute for a peaceful settlement in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has expressed satisfaction over the OIC Foreign Ministers’ Council resolution passed in favour of the Kashmiris’ inalienable right to self-determination at its session in Niamey, Niger.

APHC General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmad in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, thanked Pakistan for its efforts to muster the support of Muslim countries for the Kashmir cause. He said, the situation has become more serious in occupied Kashmir where human rights violations are committed by Indian troops in a systematic manner. He said that Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, had very well drawn the attention of the Muslim countries towards the sufferings of the Kashmiri people, and now the world should come forward in a big way to grant the Kashmiris their internationally-acknowledged right to self-determination.

He said that the OIC Contact Group urged India to stop operations against the people of Kashmir and respect their fundamental rights, give up change in the demography of IIOJK and resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute according to the UN resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people. »

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Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): The Acting Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Mehmood Ahmad Saghar has strongly denounced the illegal detention of party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah.

Mehmood Ahmad Saghar in a statement in Islamabad, terming the detention of Shabbir Shah as political vendetta, said that the Hurriyat leader was being punished for his unprecedented and indomitable role in the ongoing liberation struggle against the Indian illegal occupation. »

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Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jabdi village, 30 kilometer from tehsil headquarters situated next to LoC in Karnah, wore a deserted look as not a single person turned out to cast vote on Saturday.

Out of the total 336 votes in the village, not a single vote was polled. »

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