2021 April 22 » Kashmir Media Service

Qureshi thanks Iran for support to Pakistan’s Kashmir stance

Tehran, April 22 (KMS): The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani has expressed his country’s commitment to further enhance bilateral relations with Pakistan in trade, investment, liaison and border management.

The Iranian President expressed these views as Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on him at the Presidential Palace in Tehran, the Foreign Office said.

The Foreign Minister, on behalf of President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan, conveyed a message of goodwill to President Rouhani and the brotherly Iranian nation. »

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Blocking KMS website depicts India’s dictatorial policy


Srinagar, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, political experts and analysts have said that India is one of world’s most dangerous countries for journalists as it is harassing and booking journalists for reporting truth about Indian atrocities in the territory and victimization of minorities in India.

Commenting on the recent report of Paris-based media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontiers (RSF)), the political experts and analysts in their interviews in Srinagar said journalists are exposed to all kind of attacks including police violence and criminal prosecutions in India and IIOJK to gag journalists critical of Indian authorities. »

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Paris, April 22 (KMS): France is all set to impose new entry restrictions on travellers from India to fight a contagious coronavirus variant spreading in that country, an official said.

The restrictions come in addition to those previously announced regarding four other countries – Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and South Africa – that will be implemented starting from Saturday. »

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India be put on religious freedom blacklist, US asked

Srinagar, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that the Kashmir dispute is the most glaring example of the United Nations failure as an institution in the protection of the human rights of the people of the territory.

In connection with the completion of 73 years to the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution number 47, APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar maintained that the World Body passed several resolutions that recognized the right to self-determination of the Kashmiris including the one passed on April 21, 1948 that called for settlement of the Kashmir dispute through a plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir. He said, the UN has played its role in settling disputes on East Timor, Kosovo and Southern Sudan, but, it has totally failed in discharging its obligations with regard to the resolution of the Kashmir dispute. He urged the UN to initiate measures without any further delay to implement its resolutions for mitigating the sufferings of the Kashmiris. Stating that India’s 5th Aug 2019 action was aimed at snatching Kashmiris unique identity and culture, the spokesman demanded of the UN to impress upon New Delhi to revert the decision. »

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Srinagar, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian have set up more bunkers in Srinagar, adding to the inconvenience of the people.

A senior police officer told media that they are increasing surveillance in Srinagar. He said the police have multiple surveillance points across the city and forces’ personnel are keenly monitoring the situation.

He said, the police are setting up bunkers at Amira Kadal, Magarmal Bagh crossing and some other locations. »

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Islamabad, April 22 (KMS): The Legal Forum for Kashmir (LFOVK) on Thursday issued an urgent appeal to the World Health Organization, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), UN Special Rapporteurs, OIC Human Rights Commissioner, International Commission for Jurists and Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) to press for release of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in Indian jails.

LFOVK in a letter said India is facing a tsunami of COVID-19 with tens of thousands of cases every day including thousands of deaths which has put lives of Kashmiri political prisoners at highest risk. “Any danger to their lives will be solely on the shoulders of India,” it stressed. »

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Srinagar, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social and Justice League (JKYSJL) has demanded restoration of Articles 370 and 35A, saying it is a failure of the United Nations that it couldn’t protect the democratic rights of the Kashmiri people.

The JKYSJL in a meeting held in Srinagar demanded of the international forums to help grant Kashmiris their right to self-determination.

They also discussed the recently imposed 50 percent lockdown in IIOJK and said that the government of India had failed to contain the pandemic in parts of India and now they wanted Kashmiris to suffer. »

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Srinagar, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the International Forum for Justice Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir (IFJHRJK) has criticised the authorities for failing to protect people from COVID-19.

The IFJHRJK Chairman, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the authorities allowed the parks and other public events run normally when the cases were on the rise.

He said, the massive gatherings were allowed in Tulip Garden and Badamwari. “Instead of shutting these parks, the authorities imposed night curfew which was of no use,” he added. »

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Jammu, April 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, private transporters in Jammu have gone on an indefinite strike to protest against the authorities’ order capping the seating capacity to 50 per cent in public transport vehicles in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The new guidelines, which also include restrictions on opening of shops at market places and malls, came into effect on Wednesday morning. »

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Islamabad, April 22 (KMS): Hurriyat-AJK leader and Convener of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained party Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in Udhampur jail.

Ghulam Muhammad Safi in a statement issued in Islamabad said, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai is suffering from various ailments and is in critical condition in the jail as he has neither access to a physician nor life-saving medicines. »

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