Islamabad, January 13 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference AJK chapter organized a Martyrs Conference in Islamabad, today, to pay homage to the martyrs of the Handwara, Sopore and Gaokdal massacres that took place in the month of January in the last decade of the 20th century in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The speakers while addressing the conference said that January would be remembered as a great month in the history of freedom struggle of Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmad while expressing deep concern over the plight of illegally Kashmiri detainees languishing in different Indian jails has demanded their release without any further delay.

Molvi Bashir Ahmed in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the lives of Kashmiri detainees are in grave danger due to the ravages of Coronavirus and demanded their immediate release to save their lives. »

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Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a deaf and dumb porter working with Indian Army has died after suffering grave burn injuries at an army camp in Andherhama, Drugmulla in Kupwara district on Wednesday evening.

The porter was working at residential quarters at DOU Andherhama Drugmulla when the incident took place. »

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Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, posters were once again displayed in Tangmarg and other areas of Baramulla district appealing people to unite and raise voice for freedom and against the Indian occupation of the territory.

The posters were displayed by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) said the unresolved Kashmir dispute was the biggest hurdle to peace and political stability in the region and urged the UN to take steps for peaceful settlement of the dispute. »

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Tributes paid to Qazi Wahid

Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League(JKPL) has called for initiation a meaningful dialogue to find a lasting solution to the Kashmir dispute, which has become a nuclear flash point in South Asia.
The JKPL spokesman, Yasir Ahmad, addressing a party meeting in Islamabad said, “Dialogue for the sake of dialogue cannot be helpful in resolving the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference Chairman Shabbir Ahmed Dar and International Forum for Justice and Human Rights J&K Chairman Mohammad Ahsan Untoo have welcomed the demand during a parliamentary debate in the British Parliament for including human rights record of India in any future trade and investment deals with the country. »

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London, January 13 (KMS): Several British MPs have called for human rights provisions to be included in any future trade deal with New Delhi, after debating in the House of Commons the persecution being experienced by minorities in India.

MPs from various parties – including the Conservatives – took part in the backbench debate, the other day, on the persecution of Muslims, Christians and other minority groups in India. »

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Jammu, January 13 (KMS): India’s investigating agency, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has appointed Monika Kohli as the chief prosecutor to convict, on fast track, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik in false cases registered against him three decades ago. A charge-sheet in this regard has already been framed against him.

Monika Kohli, a lawyer, has been representing the CBI as a retainer counsel in the High Court of IIOJK for the past seven years and had always opposed bail to Muhammad Yasin Malik in the cases registered against him in 1989-90. The cases relate to the abduction of Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s daughter and assassination of four Indian Air Force personnel in Srinagar. »

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Amid closure of Sgr—Jammu highway, stranded drivers decry lack of facilities  -Srinagar, January 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the drivers stranded along Srinagar-Jammu highway for the past four days rued lack of facilities saying that the occupation authorities seem to have forgotten them.

The drivers said that they were stuck along the highway following the damage to the bridge along the highway at Kela Morh in Ramban district for the past four days. »

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New York, January 13 (KMS): An article in a leading American newspaper depicted the misery and suffering of the Kashmiri people under the brutal Indian occupation, saying the disputed state has “fallen into a state of suspended animation.”

Headlined ‘In Kashmir’s Stillness, Hopes Wither and Houseboats Sink,’ the article in the New York Times said the disputed state had been “reeling for more than a year,” when India imposed a tight military lockdown in August 2019, imposed a communications blockade and arrested hundreds of people from all walks of life, especially the young.

“The streets are full of soldiers. Military bunkers, removed years ago, are back, and at many places cleave the road. On highways, soldiers stop passenger vehicles and drag commuters out to check their identity cards,” Times correspondent Emily Schmall wrote in a report from Srinagar. »

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