Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) called on senior Hurriyat leader Professor Abdul Ghani Butt at his residence in Srinagar, today.

The delegation was led by party Chairman Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and included Shabbir Ahmad, Javaid Ahmad and Arif Ahmad. The leaders on occasion discussed the prevailing situation of Kashmir saying the main cause of tension between Pakistan and India is the unresolved Kashmir dispute. »

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Muzaffarabad, February 09 (KMS): A rally was organized under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir in Muzaffarabad, today, to pay tribute to the great Kashmiri martyred leaders Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Butt.

The participants of the rally chanted slogans against India and in favour of Kashmir’s freedom from Indian illegal occupation. They were holding banners bearing pro-freedom slogans.

Speaking on the occasion, Pasban-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Uzair Ahmed Ghazali, said that Afzal Guru and Maqbool Butt were hanged by the biased Indian judiciary.

Vice Chairman International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Mushtaq-ul-Islam, and local political leaders including Shaukat Javed, Usman Ali Hashim and Muhammad Aimal Farzam condemned India for its military siege in IIOJK.  »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations continued to pay rich tributes to prominent liberation leaders Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru and Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Butt on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Senior APHC leader and President of Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi while paying tributes to Shaheed Afzal Guru and Shaheed Maqbool Butt said that their sacrifice would not be allowed to go waste. He said that Kashmiri people would continue their struggle for securing their right to self-determination till complete success. Agha Al-Moosvi maintained that the tension between India and Pakistan is only due to the lingering Kashmir dispute. He appealed to the international community and the United Nations to play a role in resolving the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions. He urged India to give up its stubbornness and accept the facts and resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspiration and the UN resolutions. »

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Rawalpindi, February 09 (KMS): Corps Commanders’ Conference has reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering support to resilient Kashmiri people in their just struggle for right to self-determination in accordance with relevant UN resolutions.

The forum, which met in Rawalpindi today (Tuesday) with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the chair, undertook a comprehensive review of regional and domestic security environment with special focus on situation along borders, internal security and other professional matters of army. »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in a novel way to protest the delay in handover the bodies of prominent martyred Kashmiri leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru to their families, human rights defender Muhammad Ahsan Untoo along with his associates tied a noose around their neck at the Press Colony in Srinagar, today.

The police personnel present there immediately snatched the rope and prevented Untoo, who is also the Chairman of International Forum for Justice Human Rights (J&K), from taking the next step. »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): The Convener of AJK Chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has strongly condemned the Indian policy of repression in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in a statement issued in Islamabad said it is a slap on Indian so-called democracy to arrest 40-year-old Mushtaq Wani under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Mushtaq Wani is father of a teenager victim, Athar Mushtaq Wani, who along with two other youth was martyred by Indian troops during a fake encounter in Lawaypora area of Srinagar on December 30, 2020. »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): India is being vehemently criticized, both at home and abroad, for registering a case under draconian laws against the father of one of the three Srinagar fake encounter victims for demanding the body of his martyred son.

Indian police on Monday charged the 40-year-old father, Mushtaq Wani, under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). The victim, Athar Mushtaq Wani, along with two others was killed by Indian troops during a fake encounter in Lawaypora area of Srinagar on December 30, 2020.

Following strong criticism by Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and former IIOJK Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, now India is being grilled globally for booking a father for demanding the body of his son. »

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Washington, February 09 (KMS): The office-bearers of the National Press Club of the United States have urged India to release from prison Aasif Sultan, a Kashmiri journalist who has been unjustly detained for two and a half years.

In a statement, the media body said, “Sultan, a writer for the Kashmir Narrator, was arrested in August 2018 on an unwarranted charge ….”

“He is at risk of contracting COVID-19 in crowded prison conditions. His father has a heart condition, and his entire family is distraught.” »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference working Vice Chairman Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmad and Farida Bahenji have expressed condolences with the senior APHC leader Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi on the demise of his wife after a prolonged illness.

The leaders in their statements prayed for the heavenly abode for the departed soul.

Meanwhile, APHC-AJK chapter at a condolence meeting at its office in Islamabad expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of the wife of Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi. »

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Srinagar, February 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least eleven persons were injured, two of them critically, in a road accident in Rajouri district, today.

The incident occurred when a vehicle fell into a gorge in Latti area of the district. All the injured were evacuated by locals and shifted to nearby hospital for treatment. Two of the injured sustained critical injuries and were referred to Government Medical College Rajouri. »

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