Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, for the second time in the holy month of Ramadan, the authorities didn’t allow people to offer Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar.

The authorities imposed curfew and oter restrictions in Srinagar and other areas of the Kashmir Valley, today, to prevent demonstrations against the killing of prominent mujahid commander, Zakir Musa.

The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who delivers weekly Friday sermon at the historic mosque, condemned the barring of Juma prayers at the Jamia. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference visited Pulwama and Shopian districts to express sympathies with the families whose sons and relatives were martyred by the Indian troops during the cordon and search operations.

The delegation comprising Ghulam Nabi Sumhji, Bilal Ahmad Sidqui, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Ghazi Manzoor and Zahid Gulzar visited Tehab, Karimabad and Panzgam areas of South Kashmir and paid rich tributes to the martyrs. They said India is reluctant to resolve Kashmir dispute by accepting right to self-determination as a most peaceful and democratic formula. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while describing the situation in Kashmir as painful has said that every effort is being made on part of India to stifle the Kashmiris’ voice for freedom.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said this while addressing a seminar held at forum’s Rajbagh office in Srinagar in connection with the Martyrdom Week to pay tributes to prominent Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone as well as victims of Hawal massacre on their martyrdom anniversaries. He said that there had been killing and arrests and harassment of the Kashmiris in the garb of cordon and search operations and even peaceful political activities of resistance leadership were being restricted by the dint of gun. All this, he added, is being done to suppress the Kashmiris’ voice. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation led by senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Shari Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi visited the residence of martyred youth, Arshad Ahmad Dar, at Chanabal Pattan in Baramulla district and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.

The 23-year-old youth, Arshad Ahmed Dar, who was injured in Indian forces’ violent action on 13th May at Chanabal in Pattan area of Baramulla district, succumbed to his injuries at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, on May 16. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Martyrdom Week commenced, today, with the recitation of holy Quran and special prayers at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar and all the district and tehsil headquarters of Awami Action Committee.

The Martyrdom Week is being observed to pay tributes to prominent Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone as well as victims of Hawal massacre on their martyrdom anniversaries. Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st of May in 1990. More than 70 mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on his funeral procession. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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Warsaw (Poland), May 17 (KMS): Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) organized one-day camp in connection with its widespread awareness movement on the Kashmir dispute titled ‘One Million Signature Campaign’ in Warsaw, the Capital of Poland.

By making their signatures, a large number of polish people from different walks of life favoured oppressed people of occupied Kashmir during the signatures camp held on Thursday. »

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Srinagar, May 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police detained as many as two dozen youth from Rathsuna village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A huge contingent of police personnel raided several residential houses in Rathsuna and arrested at least two dozen youth. »

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Srinagar, May 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, most of the additional companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), which were brought to Kashmir for sham Lok Sabha election duty, have been asked to remain in the territory on the pretext of security of Amarnath yatris.

A senior official said most of the CAPF companies are still stationed in the Valley even as the Lok Sabha polls concluded in the Valley. The 46 days’ annual yatra would begin on July 1. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi, visited Dogripora area of Pulwama and expressed solidarity with the family members of prominent martyred freedom activist, Muhammad Lateef Dar.

Indian troops had martyred Muhammad Lateef Dar along with and his two colleagues during a cordon and search operation in Imam Sahib area of Shopian district last Friday. Lateef Dar was a close associate of prominent martyred youth leader, Burhan Wani, whose extrajudicial killing on July 08, 2016 in Kokernag area of Islamabad district had triggered the ongoing mass uprising in the occupied territory. »

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Dublin, May 05 (KMS): Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU)’s team will launch a two-day ‘One Million Signature Campaign’ in Dublin, the Capital of Ireland, to create widespread awareness on the Kashmir issue.

The team will collect signature from the Irish people in favour of oppressed people of Kashmir during the two-day signature camp on Monday and Tuesday in the capital city.

The EU-based campaign had been first launched in Belgium a few years ago and so far, a large number the people in the different European countries have signed the documents of the signature drive. »

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