Srinagar, August 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, after deploying thousands of more troops in Kashmir valley, India has put the Army and Air Force on high alert in territory.

Reports said that Indian troops, mostly personnel of Central Reserve Police Force, are being deployed in Srinagar and other parts of the valley. All major entry and exit points of Srinagar have been taken over by the Indian armed forces with a token presence of local police, they said. The reports said the troops deployed on the Line of Control have also been asked to be alert. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has said that its leaders and activists continue “Free Yasin Malik” and “Remove ban on JKLF” campaign in various parts of the world.

The JKLF in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The JKLF leaders, activists, well-wishers and Kashmiris living across the globe have expedited their protest rallies and other peaceful programmes demanding immediate release of Muhammad Yasin Malik, removal of the arbitrary ban on JKLF by Indian government and peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute.” »

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Srinagar, July 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has urged the international community and world human rights organizations to play role in stopping the ongoing bloodshed in the territory.

The JKPL Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, in a statement issued in Srinagar said everyday Kashmir witnesses killing, harassment, frequent searches and cordon operations. He urged New Delhi to stop killing Kashmiris and resolve the Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Democratic Freedom Party while expressing complete solidarity with its incarcerated chief and senior resistance leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has expressed serious concern over the plight of political prisoners imprisoned in jails in and outside the occupied territory.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Shah was suffering in Tihar jail only for advocating right to self determination of his people. The illegally detained DFP Chairman has recently completed 32 years of his incarceration. The spokesman said that Shabbir Ahmad Shah was being punished only for being a truthful politician, ‘so jails and incarcerations are not new for him.’

He also expressed concern over the plight of other Kashmiri prisoners of Tihar and other jails of India and the occupied territory. He appealed to the international organizations working for prisoners to take practical steps to get hundreds of Kashmiri political prisoners released.

The DFP said the dispute over Kashmir involves the people of Kashmir, India and Pakistan and the latter two being nuclear powers constitute a potential threat to peace and stability in South Asia. “It is therefore responsibility of every sane world player to save the region’s stability by pursuing New Delhi to shun its stubbornness and come out with a vibrant political attitude to resolve the longest pending dispute on the agenda of UN Security Council.

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that India does not believe in consensus, democracy and humanity.

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said India believes that it can resolve the Kashmir dispute by the use of force rather than by peaceful political means and blocking all the avenues for diplomacy and dialogue. He said this is an illusion because India’s policy of brutalizing the people of Kashmir for the past seven decades has not succeeded and will never succeed in the future. He said New Delhi only believes in the use of brute force and intimidation. »

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Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e- Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has welcomed the statement of global watchdog, Amnesty International (AI), over the brazen misuse of draconian law Public Safety Act (PSA).

The Amnesty International had stated that the PSA was being misused to detain people without trial.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that it had been a consistent demand of the people of Kashmir that such international institutions should wake up to take notice of the grave human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and continue to monitor human rights abuses in the territory. »

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Srinagar, June 5 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops used brute force on protesters during Eid prayers in Srinagar, Islamabad, Kupwara and Baramulla districts, today.
Indian troops and police personnel used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on pro-freedom rallies at Nowhatta and Soura in Srinagar, Janglat mandi, Reeshi Bazar, Lal chowk and Sherbagh in Islamabad, Markazi Jamia masjid in Kupwara and Sopore in Baramulla.
Immediately after Eid prayers, today, people in large numbers took to the streets carrying flags of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir and shouted high-pitched slogans like, Jeevei-Jeevei Pakistan, and We Want Freedom in Srinagar, Islamabad, Shopian, Pulwama, Sopore, Palhalan, Kupwara, Kishtwar and other parts of the occupied territory. Pakistani flags were hoisted in Sinagar, Kishtawar and other areas of the territory. »

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Jammu, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has said that settlement of the disputes of Kashmir and Palestine is imperative for durable peace and stability in the world.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, addressing a gathering at Thanamandi in Rajouri district said the world cannot ignore these two flashpoints for long as they pose a grave threat to the global peace and stability. »

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OIC contact group on Jammu and Kashmir holds meeting

Jeddah, May 30 (KMS): The Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr Yousef Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, expressing deep concern over the grave situation in occupied Kashmir has called for an immediate cessation of Indian oppression and atrocities in the territory and urged India to peacefully resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of Kashmiri people and the UN Security Council Resolutions. »

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Brussels, May 16 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has urged the UN and European Union to play role in stopping the human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir and take steps for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Brussels condemning the human rights abuses by the troops highlighted the issues related to killing of innocent people in extrajudicial actions, illegal detention of youth and political leaders and violent search operations in the occupied territory. »

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