2021 March 08 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, March 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Muzahamat and Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) have stressed the need for settlement of the Kashmir dispute to end miseries in the territory.

Tehreek-e-Muzahamat Chairman Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the fresh arrest spree in Srinagar during which around two dozen teenagers and youth were arrested after a pro-freedom protest near Jamia Masjid, Srinagar on Friday.

Police during nocturnal raids broke into scores of houses during at night and picked up youth and teenagers. »

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Muzaffarabad, March 08 (KMS): A protest rally was held in Muzaffarabad under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Pasban-e-Hurriyat against Indian oppression on women in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of International Women’s Day, today.

The participants of the rally burnt the Indian flag and demanded equal rights for women in IIOJK. A large number of women took part in the anti-India protest. The protesters marched from Burhan Wani Chowk to Ghari Pan Chowk while chanting slogans like “Go India Go Back” and “Indian Occupiers, Leave Jammu and Kashmir.” The participants staged a sit-in at Garhi Pan Chowk. »

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Srinagar, March 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader Professor Abdul Ghani Butt has called for finding out an acceptable, honorable and durable solution to the Kashmir dispute through a meaningful dialogue process.

Professor Abdul Ghani Butt addressing a condolence meeting in Handwara said, the road to bright tomorrow passes through Kashmir and urged the people to rise above bitter yesterday’s and build better and brighter tomorrow. »

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Islamabad March 08 (KMS): A protest demonstration was held in front of the United Nations office in Islamabad on the occasion of International Women’s Day, today.

The protest was organized by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC) chapter.

The speakers addressing the protest demonstration expressed concern over the women’s plight in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and appreciated their role in the Kashmir freedom movement. “We salute the mothers of the occupied territory who sacrificed their children for a sacred cause,” they added. »

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Srinagar, March 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, an Indian army soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night.

The solider, identified as Triverd Prakash of D-Coy 06 RR, took the extreme step at Shakti post Keran, the officials said. »

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Are Neo-Nazi groups RSS, VHP on Australian government’s radar, asks senator

Canberra, March 08 (KMS): Call for ban on India’s extremist Hindu organizations Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has intensified worldwide with the latest demand coming from none other than India’s ally, Australia.

Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) State Senator David Shoebridge, who has earlier spoken out against the threat posed by extremist Hindu organisations, has raised the issue in NSW State assembly.

Referring to a recent attack on Sikh community members by Hindu extremists in Australia Shoebridge said, “How did Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), right-wing Hindu organisation that is considered a military extremist religious organisation by the CIA, find themselves in New South Wales public schools?”. »

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JKYSF expresses concern over detentions

Jammu, March 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in what turned out to be utter discrimination against Muslim refugees, Indian authorities have sent 168 Rohingya Muslims to jail on the charge of living illegally in Jammu city, officials said.

The authorities during a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingya Muslims staying in Jammu arrested these Muslims and sent them to jail.

The drive, as per human rights activists, seems to be specific for Rohingya Muslims as all non-Muslim refugees like Bengali Hindus and Tibbetans, living without valid documents in the city are not asked for.“ »

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Brussels, March 08 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Ali Raza Syed has said, women all over the world celebrate their day, today, but the women in occupied Kashmir are constantly facing miseries and victimization at the hand of brutal Indian forces.

In a statement issued on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, he said that thousands of the Kashmiri women are among the martyrs of occupied Kashmir since early 1990s. He added, there were also many cases of molestation of Kashmiri women by the Indian troops and these cases were including the incidents of Kunun-poshpora mass rape and Shopian double-rape-and murder of 17-year-old Aasiya and her sister-in-law Neelofar since 1989. »

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Srinagar, March 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, no night-long prayers will be held at the revered shrine of Hazratbal, Srinagar, on the coming Shab-e-Me’raj, this year.

Last year, the shrine had also remained completely shut and no gathering was held on the Shab-e-Me’raj due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, again, the pandemic is stated to affecting the observance of night-long prayers at the shrine.

These prayers would otherwise have been held during the intervening night of upcoming Thursday and Friday. »

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