Islamabad, May 11 (KMS): Altaf Hussain Wani, Chairman, KIIR, in a letter to Michelle Bachelet , the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has invited his attention to the plight of Kashmiri political detainees languishing in Indian jails.

The text of the letter titled ‘Fast Spreading Coronavirus wave in India and Plight of Kashmiri prisoners ‘goes as under: »

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Foreign minister says final settlement on IIOJK lies with UNSC calling for free, impartial plebiscite

Islamabad, May 10 (KMS)Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Monday that the final settlement of the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) dispute lies in the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) resolution calling for a free and impartial plebiscite under the UN auspices.

“Let me be clear, Jammu & Kashmir is an internationally recognised dispute on the UN Security Council agenda,” the foreign minister said on Twitter, adding that IIOJK was not India’s internal matter.

In April, the foreign minister said that dialogue between Pakistan and India would only take place if the situation in IIOJK improves. »

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Riyadh , May 09 (KMS): Saudi Arabia has emphasised the importance of dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve their outstanding matters, including the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday night released a joint statement agreed between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia after Prime Minister Imran Khan held high-level talks with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Mr. Khan is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia from May 7-May 9. »

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APHC condemns Indian police’s raids on residences of its leaders

Srinagar, May 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people held funeral prayers in absentia, Quran Khawani and special prayer sessions for the martyred senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, on the second consecutive day, today, in different areas of the territory.

Despite curfew-like restrictions imposed by the occupation authorities to prevent demonstrations against the custodial death of Ashraf Sehrai, people offered funeral prayers in absentia, Quran Khawani and oganised Dua Majalis for the senior APHC leader in several parts of Srinagar, Awantipora, Baramulla and other areas. The funeral prayers in absentia were organized by Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, Tehreek-e-Istiqlal, Jammu and Kashmir Political Resistance Movement, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Justice Party and other pro-freedom organisations. The participants of the funerals raised high-pitched anti-India, pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans. The All Parties Hurriyat Conference has asked the people to continue holding funeral prayers in absentia and special prayer sessions for the martyred leader. »

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Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Dr Bilqees Shah, wife of illegally detained senior APHC leader Shabbir Ahmad Shah has called for the release of her husband on payroll in the wake of the growing number of Covid-19 cases in Tihar jail, India.

Expressing grave concern over the growing Covid cases, in Tihar, Dr Bilquees in a statement said that she came to know that other inmates in the barrack of Shabbir Ahmad Shah were tested positive to Covid19.“They are being quarantined now, but being a doctor, and serving the Covid patients, I am fully aware that this 2nd wave is completely different and is more intensive.” »

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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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Islamabad, April 26 (KMS): Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan is ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue if India is willing to revisit the unilateral decisions taken on August 5, 2019.

In an interview with a Turkish news agency, he said Pakistan has outstanding issues with India including Kashmir, Siachen, Sir Creek, water and other minor issues and the only sensible way forward is the dialogue.

The Foreign Minister said we cannot afford to go to war as it will be mutually suicidal. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has said that a durable solution of the Kashmir dispute lies in the implementation of the relevant UN resolutions.

The DPM General Secretary, Pir Hilal Ahmed, addressing a meeting of party workers in Kupwara district said that sustainable peace in South Asia is linked to settlement of the Kashmir dispute according to the UN resolutions and Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has urged India to resolve the Kashmir dispute as per the United Nations resolutions without any further delay.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza along with party leaders Fayaz Ahmad Misger, Khursheed Ahmad Waza, Mushtaq Ahmad Waza, Muhammad Shafi Waza, Shabbir Ahmad Butt, Zahoor Ahmad Waza, Molvi Majeed, Mufti Amir, Altaf Ahmad Sofi and others addressing a meeting in Islamabad district expressed serious concern over the cordon and search operations being carried out by Indian troops in South Kashmir on daily basis. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Jahangir Ghani Butt, has said that Kashmir is a bleeding wound and needs immediate settlement.

Jahangir Ghani Butt addressing a meeting in Srinagar said, Kashmir is a political dispute which has no military solution but should be resolved politically in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

He said that the Kashmiris were making unparalleled sacrifices for the sacred cause which would not go waste and would definitely bring positive results. He added that the Indian brutalities in IIOJK could not suppress the popular sentiments of the Kashmiri people and they would continue their freedom struggle till complete success. »

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