2020 December 30 » Kashmir Media Service

Gives call for strike on Friday

Srinagar, Dec 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has appealed to the people to participate in the march towards Ghanta Ghar in Srinagar tomorrow (Thursday). The call for the march has been given by the mothers of martyrs.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar today also asked people to observe complete strike on Friday and hold protest demonstrations after Friday prayers to express resentment against the killing of youth by Indian troops. »

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Srinagar, Dec 30 (KMS): The family of veteran Kashmiri leader, Syed Ali Gilani on Wednesday evening described rumours about the death of the elderly leader as baseless.

Gilani’s son Dr. Naseem Gilani confirmed that the ailing leader is stable, adding that the rumours are not correct.

Dr Naseem appealed people to pray for the health of the veteran leader.

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Families say youth killed in fake encounter

Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more Kashmiri youth in Srinagar, today.

The youth were martyred in Lawaypora area of the city. The martyred youth were identified as Zubair Ahmad, Aijaz Maqbool and Athar Mushtaq from Shopian and Pulwama districts. The troops destroyed several residential houses.

The family members and relatives of the martyred youth staged protest demonstrations in Srinagar, Pulwama and Shopian. They said that the youth were students, who were killed in a fake encounter by the troops. Shouting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans, they demanded the dead bodies of the martyrs. The family members of martyr, Aijaz Maqbool, said that he had left home a day ago to appear in an examination at Kashmir University. However, they were stunned when they saw his picture on social media. Around dozen people were injured after Indian troops used brute force and fired pellets on protesters in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the families and relatives of the martyred youth have demanded their bodies saying that the youth were students who were killed extra-judicially by Indian troops in Srinagar, today.

Shouting slogans, the family members and relatives of the martyrs assembled outside Police Control Room in Pulwama and demanded the return of dead bodies. »

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Paris, December 30 (KMS): Mirza Asif Jarral, President of Jammu and Kashmir Forum France, has called upon the United Nations, members of European Parliament, members of French Parliament and human rights organizations to take notice of judicial victimisation of human rights activists in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Asif Jarral in a letter titled ‘Now judicial victimization of Kashmiri human rights activists’ drew the attention of the world towards disturbing human rights developments in IIOJK, where the authorities have launched a campaign of arrest, arbitrary detention and deportation to repress and intimidate peaceful civil society and political activists.

“Since August 05, 2019, the authorities in IIOJK have arrested thousands of civil society activists and human rights defenders. In recent weeks there has been a marked escalation in the crackdown on those advocating political reform in IIOJK,” he said in the letter. »

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Aasiya Andrabi – The Iron Lady of Kashmir

Muhammad Raza Malik

A Delhi court recently ordered framing of charges against the Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief and Iron Lady of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Aasiya Andrabi, and her two associates. They have been booked under the charges of waging war against India, sedition and conspiracy to commit acts of militancy in India. Special Judge Parveen Singh ordered putting Aasiya Andrabi and her associates – Fehmeeda Sofi and Naheeda Nasreen – on trial for different offences punishable under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). The three Kashmiri women leaders were arrested in April 2018 and remain lodged in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail till now. The charges are scheduled to be formally framed on 18 January.

It is unfortunate that after failing to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination through the worst kind of state terrorism during the last over seven decades, India is now using its investigating agencies like National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) as well as judiciary as tools to intimidate the Kashmiris into submission. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities on Wednesday extended lockdown restrictions till January 31.

Earlier on Monday, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs had announced the extension of the previous COVID-related guidelines while asking people to remain vigilant against the new variant of the virus in the United Kingdom. »

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Islamabad, December 30 (KMS): Altaf Hussain Wani, Chairman of Kashmiri Institute of International Relations (KIIR) in a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, drew her attention towards political victimization of Kashmiri woman leader, Aasiya Andrabi, by Indian government and its judiciary.

Altaf Wani in a letter sent to Michelle Bachelet on behalf of KIIR said that the charges against Aasiaya Andrabi are based on a frivolous report prepared by the Indian secret agencies with malafide intentions. “Implicating Ms Andarabi and her two associates in fake and fabricated cases is the worst example of political vendetta and an attempt to suppress and silence her,” the letter said. »

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ImageSrinagar, December 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JMMM) has said that the siege and search operations by Indian Army have turned the lives of the Kashmiri people into hell.

Mass Movement Secretary Information Shabbir Ahmed in a statement in Srinagar said that the brutal use of military force and cruel acts pose a serious threat to peace and security in the region. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): Former chief of Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), A S Dulat, while advising Modi government to demonstrate accommodation has warned that the District Development Council elections in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir may provide a silver lining as the territory can always change overnight.

The warning by A S Dulat is actually a reference to the abrupt eruption of Kashmiris’ uprisings in 2008 on the Shrine Board issue, in 2010 against rape and murder of two girls in Shopian and in 2016 against the martyrdom of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani. »

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