Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations continue to pay tributes to the victims of Gaw Kadal massacre on their 31st martyrdom anniversary, today.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum in a statement in Srinagar termed the indifference exhibited by the international community and human rights organizations over the numerous massacres including the massacre of Gaw Kadal witnessed in the territory against Kashmiris as distressing and unfortunate. It said, as a consequence of the unbridled powers bestowed upon the Indian troops under the draconian laws, more than one lakh Kashmiri civilians have been killed during massacres, enforced disappearances, civil protests, cordon and search operations and fake encounters. The forum said, none of the perpetrators has ever been brought to book or punished. “Indian forces’ personnel involved in the massacres were never brought to justice,” it added. »

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London, January 21 (KMS): Member of British Parliament, James Daly in a letter to Tim Davie, Director General of BBC Broadcasting House, has expressed his gratitude over the release of Jammu and Kashmir map depicting it as a disputed territory.

James Daly, who is member of House of Commons in the letter titled ‘Map of the Disputed Territory of Jammu and Kashmir’ said, “I am writing to you having been made aware of a map of India that was displayed on the BBC World Service website depicting Jammu and Kashmir as a disputed territory. I am extremely pleased that the map reflects the accurate status of the area and I hope you are able to resist any external pressure to change or amend the image, or not to reflect the disputed status of the region.” »

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Michigan Ranks Top 20 In America For Missing Persons | Across Michigan, MI PatchSrinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, family members of an enforced disappeared person, Sirajud Din Farooqui have appealed to the international human rights organisations to intervene for mitigation of their sufferings.

Sirajud Din Farooqui, a resident of Nowhatta, Srinagar, was picked up by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on January 22, 1992 during a search operation in the area.

Farooqi, who originally hails from Safa Kadal area of downtown, had gone to visit his in-laws on a dinner. »

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Srinagar, Jan 21 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian authorities booked the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir district Kulgam President, Muhammad Shaban Dar under draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

The family members told KMS that Mohammad Shaba’an Dar, facing illegal detention, is suffering from multiple ailments. »

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): The Foreign Office Spokesperson has said that the RSS-BJP regime continues to be exposed internationally for its negative propaganda against Pakistan.

At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad, today, Spokesperson, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said, the irresponsible Indian actions imperil regional peace and stability.

He urged the international community to hold India accountable for its actions vitiating the regional environment.

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): Elder brother of Shakeel Ahmad Turabi, Chief Editor of Saba News, passed away in London, the United Kingdom, today.

The deceased, Ghafoor Ahmad Khan, who was suffering from chronic ailment, was also a Covid-19 patient. Ghafoor Ahmad Khan was a resident of Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. His funeral prayers were offered in London. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): Five Kashmiri drivers have gone missing along with their fruit-laden trucks in India causing panic among their families back at home.

The missing five Kashmiris namely Irshad Ahmed, Sheikh Mueen, Raja Rameez, Rayees Ahmed and Irfan Chopan, all residents of Ganderbal were on the way to Indian city Mumbai through Gujrat went missing along with their fruit-laden trucks on Wednesday evening. »

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need of exposing the real face of India for unleashing a reign of terror against the Muslim population of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK)

He made these remarks while talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Libya, Major General (R) Rashad Javeed, who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. »

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Islamabad, January 21 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefed the Islamabad-based ambassadors of the EU member states over human rights situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

The briefing was given during a working luncheon for the EU ambassadors at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.

Highlighting the need of peaceful solution of the issue, Shah Mahmood Qureshi called for the resolution of the long-smoldering dispute between the two nuclear neighbours, according to a Foreign Ministry statement. »

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United Nations, January 21 (KMS): Pakistan has urged the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres to use his good offices and ask India to release Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Yasin Malik, who is languishing in New Delhi’s Tihar jail.

In a letter to the UN chief, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Munir Akram also enclosed an appeal from Ms Mushaal Mullick for the release of her husband, who is in poor health. »

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