Srinagar, February 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Students and Youth Forum has launched “India Must Quit Kashmir” movement with banners bearing pro-freedom and quit Kashmir slogans.

The forum has appealed to the beleaguered Kashmiris to stand united in their sacred cause and uphold their honour by defying the ongoing blockade.

Convener of the forum, Manzoor Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar denounced in strong terms the continued lockdown in the Kashmir Valley since August 5, last year. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, has paid glowing tributes to prominent Kashmiri liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, Muhammad Afzal Guru and Ghulam Mohammad Bulla on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori addressing a gathering held in Sopore said that Maqbool Butt, Afzal Guru and Ghulam Mohammad Bulla sacrificed their lives for a noble cause and the great sacrifices of these leaders and other Kashmiri martyrs would definitely bring fruit and Kashmir would see freedom from Indian bondage. »

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Islamabad, February 14 (KMS): The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has emphatically stated to stick to his stance on resolution of outstanding Kashmir dispute through dialogue and peaceful means on the basis of justice.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, addressing the joint sitting of Pakistan parliament amidst the thumping of desks by the elected representatives in Islamabad on Friday, said, Kashmiri brothers have been living under difficult circumstances over the years. He said, the recent unilateral steps have further added to their woes and the situation has assumed alarming. He noted that depriving the Kashmiris from their freedom and usurping their rights is not in anybody’s interests. »

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Islamabad, February 14 (KMS): APHC-AJK chapter leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), Abdul Majeed Malik has said that India wants to further vitiate the situation in occupied Kashmir before high-profile visits to the region.

Abdul Majeed Malik addressing a party meeting in Islamabad said that the people of New Delhi had rejected Modi’s extremist policies and now Modi wanted to implement the RSS agenda in occupied Kashmir. “The targeted killings of Hurriyat activists are also part of the agenda. The killing of the former chief of Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen, Abdul Ghani Dar alias Abdullah Ghazali in Srinagar was also part of it,” he added. »

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Srinagar, February 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has strongly condemned the authorities for extending the illegal detention under draconian law Public Safety Act (PSA) of its President, Mian Abdul Qayoom.

The HCBA in a meeting in Srinagar expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Mian Qayoom and called upon the authorities concerned to immediately revoke the illegal and unconstitutional detention order and its extension unconditionally. »

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Demand an immediate end to lockdown in occupied Kashmir

London, February 08 (KMS): More than 120 Muslim scholars from the United Kingdom (UK) have sent the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, an open letter demanding an immediate end to the India-imposed continued lockdown in occupied Kashmir.

The letter, which was sent to the Indian High Commission in London earlier this week began by stating: “This is an Open Letter to Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, from the British Muslim Society of Scholars and Supporters. We are writing this letter so we can awaken human conscience to the suffering and plight of the Kashmiri people. The consequences of Mr Modi’s actions are grave indeed, and carry within them the possibility of huge loss of innocent lives, not just in the immediate theatre of conflict but far beyond. Great leaders have always been the ones who can find solutions to the most difficult situations, not those who create greater problems from situations they inherit, without doubt wisdom is the inheritance of the wise, and only the humble benefit from it. We advise you, dear reader, to read this letter with an open mind and heart, and evaluate the actions of the Indian state and their consequences for the wider human family, there’s no doubt that every soul shall return to his creator, and will be held accountable for what they sowed on earth.” »

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London, February 06 (KMS): The majority of the Conservative Party at a Kashmir Conference in London called upon the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to end lockdown and atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

The conference was organized by the Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, at the British parliament, yesterday. The chief guests of the conference were President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan, and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM), Altaf Ahmed Butt. »

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Lahore, January 30 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Ali Raza Syed, has emphasized for more swift diplomatic efforts on the Kashmir dispute.

Ali Raza Syed was addressing a debate on Kashmir issue arranged by “Nazriya e Pakistan Trust,” in Lahore. Former advisor to Chief Minister Punjab Akram Chaudhary and others also addressed the debate. A number of intellectuals, experts on political and social affairs and journalists also participated in the debate.

Ali Raza Syed said, there is a need of further efforts on Kashmir dispute to make more awareness among the world communities in the context. He added, as India removed special status of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019, people of occupied Kashmir are living under constant siege by the Indian forces. “Miseries and hardships of the people have been increased in the difficult situation. Today, not only people of Kashmir but also oppressed people and minorities in Indian are also not safe from the aggressive behavior of fanatic Modi’s government in that country”, he deplored. »

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New Delhi, January 23 (KMS): Indian Supreme Court, today, reserved an order on whether to refer the issue of abrogation of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, to a larger bench.

A five-Judge constitution bench of Justices NV Ramana, SK Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, BR Gavai and Surya Kant on Thursday concluded hearing the petitions challenging the scrapping of special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution of India. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Zamruda Habib, Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen has called upon the international community to raise its voice for the release of Kashmiri political detainees including women leaders.

Zamruda Habib in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed deep concern over the day-to-day deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and said that gross human rights violations were committed by the Indian occupational forces with impunity. She said that freedom of expression and right to assembly was in a state of suspension in the occupied territory.

The Kashmiri woman leader said the self denial mode of the Indian government needs to be understood and urged the world to demand a transparent fact-finding process to know the actual situation on ground and a desirable process for determining the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir needs to expedited. »

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