2021 April 26 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the oppressive and suppressive measures taken by Indian fascist regime to kill the voice of the people for their inalienable right to self determination.

APHC Working Vice Chairman Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar equated the India’s hawkish approach towards Kashmir with Israeli military aggression on the Palestinian territory. »

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Srinagar April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that it is greatly concerned about the health reports of Kashmiri political detainees in jails across India as Covid 19 pandemic rages to create havoc.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that as per family sources of prisoners, lack of even basic amenities inside the jails had led to serious health problems among the prisoners.

Quoting family sources of Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam, who is in New Delhi’s Tihar jail, it said that he was very ill and showing all symptoms of COVID, including high fever, but the authorities were neither getting him tested nor taking him to hospital. »

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Srinagar April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Shahid-ul-Islam, lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail, has urged the authorities to release him on humanitarian grounds as he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is also suffering from numerous ailments.

Shahid-ul-Islam’s wife told media in Srinagar that they had come to know that her husband had tested positive for COVID-19 in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail and had been taken to some undisclosed destination. “He is already suffering from numerous ailments, including diabetes, and we are extremely worried about his well-being,” she added. »

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Washington, April 26 (KMS): Twitter has said that it took down dozens of tweets in India after the Modi government requested the American microblogging and social networking service to remove dozens of tweets critical of the country’s pandemic response, which has drawn global attention as case numbers and deaths continue surging to record levels.

Twitter said it took down dozens of tweets in India that were critical of the Indian government’s recent pandemic response, as a second wave of COVID infections continues to bring the country’s healthcare system to its knees.

Over 20 tweets, some from Indian lawmakers, were reportedly withheld from public view in India in response to a notice by the Indian government to the social media giant. »

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Washington, April 26 (KMS): The World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKA) has called upon the international community to unite in defense of Kashmiris’ human rights and freedom of expression as India has triggered a human rights disaster by attempting to silence media in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

A statement issued by the World Kashmir Awareness Forum issued in Washington said, “There is no press freedom for Kashmir. The Indian government uses internet blackouts, police raids, and traumatic intimidation tactics on activists, journalists and civilians to crush dissent and shield its brutal military occupation and demographic engineering.” »

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Jammu, April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Co-ordination Committee of Trade Unions (JKCCTU) has expressed its serious concern over the Modi government’s decision to constitute a Special Task Force to curtail fundamental and basic democratic rights of employees.

In a joint statement issued in Jammu, JKCCTU President, Mohammed Maqbool and General Secretary, Gurmeet Singh said that invoking Article 311 (2) (c) arbitrarily and without enquiry is in gross violation of basic democratic rights. »

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Srinagar April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, daughter of incarcerated Kashmiri resistance leader, Shabbir Shah has launched an online campaign seeking release of her father who has spent more than 33 years in different jails only for demanding the solution to the Kashmir dispute.

The 1st year college student, 19 years young Sehar Shabir Shah is also seeking release of other Kashmiri prisoners through her #FreeShabbirShah and #freepoliticalprisoners campaign. She is tagging not only world human rights organizations like UN Human Rights Council but also office of the PM of India and the President House. Due to continuous imprisonment of her father, Sehar Shabir has developed psychological problems. »

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Srinagar April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police on Monday arrested two youth in Baramulla district.

Police arrested the youth, identified as Liyaqat Ahmad Kakroo and Akhtar Ahmad Mir, during a cordon and search operation in Boniyar area of the district.

The police spokesman said that the arrested youth were Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of mujahideen. »

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Srinagar, April 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir (IFJHRJK) has expressed concern in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that has endangered the lives of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different Indian jails.

The IFJHRJK Chairman, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo in a statement in Srinagar, while demanding immediate release of all political prisoners said the coronavirus epidemic has increased the risk to the health and safety of political prisoners. »

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Islamabad, April 26 (KMS): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Khan has said that government will not hold talks with India sans Kashmir.

Talking to a private television channel on Monday, he said that Kashmiri people had given lot of sacrifices and Pakistan’s government had its principled stance on Kashmir. »

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