Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jamiat Ahle Hadith has condemned the slapping of draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on party’s Vice President and religious scholar, Maulana Mushtaq Ahmed Veeri, and shifting him to a Jammu jail.

Jamiat Ahle Hadith President, Professor Ghulam Muhammad Butt Al-Madni, and Nazim-e-Aala, Dr Abdul Latif Al-Kandi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that such cheap tactics by the occupation authorities could not weaken the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people. They said Jamiat Ahle Hadith is a purely religious and welfare organization and it would not remain silent over the arrests of its religious scholars. »

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Srinagar, March 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, authorities on Thursday booked religious scholar and Jamiat Ahle Hadees vice President, Moulvi Mushtaq Veeri under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted him to a jail in Jammu.

Veeri was arrested on February 23 from his residence, the day when dozens of Jamaat-e-Islami activists were also arrested. »

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Srinagar, March 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has denounced the arrest of all party and Hurriyat leaders and activists saying the authorities are deliberately prolonging their illegal detention in blatant violation of right to access to justice.

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed concern over the deteriorating health condition of Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir and Mohammad Abbas Wani and said they are facing extreme suppression in terms of the absence of all the basic facilities guaranteed by the jail manual. »

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Srinagar, March 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the grounds for detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik under the draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) include references to some old cases, some fresh FIRs and statements like ‘he openly challenges Kashmir’s accession to India.’

The PSA detention dossier prepared by police and signed by the Srinagar district magistrate cites ridiculous charges like Muhammad Yasin Malik Malik openly challenges the so-called accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India and strives hard for securing freedom from India. “From the year 2016 till date he has been much active in sabotaging the peace and public tranquility of the” territory, the dossier said. »

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Srinagar, March 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Awami Action Committee has said that the summoning of its Patron and Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, by India’s National Investigation Agency is a direct interference in religious matters.

This was stated at an AAC meeting in Srinagar, which was attended by party leaders and activists. An AAC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the meeting was held to discuss the NIA notice to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq wherein he had been asked to appear before NIA in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of a 14-year Kulgam boy illegally detained by the Indian police in connection with the Jammu blast have vouched for his innocence.

The police arrested the boy on Thursday afternoon, hours after a grenade blast at general bus stand in Jammu that resulted in the killing of two people and injuring of more than thirty others.

“We have no clue how our son, a class 9 student at a private school in Yaripora, managed to travel the same day he left from his maternal home,” said a family member, adding, “He (boy) had gone to his maternal home in nearby Hangalgush village on Wednesday and stayed there for a night. Next morning he had left his maternal home for tuition.” »

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Srinagar, March 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has said that its illegally detained Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has been put in solitary confinement at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu and termed it a deliberate attempt to ruin his health.

The JKLF in a statement issued in Srinagar said the way Muhammad Yasin Malik was manhandled by the police, prevented to see his mother and sisters, deprived of a compulsory medical check-up and rushed to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu is shameful and condemnable. »

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Lucknow, March 07 (KMS): Two dry fruit vendors from Kashmir were assaulted by a group of Hindu fanatics belonging to the ruling extremist party in Lucknow, today.

Reports said the Kashmiri vendors were sitting on a busy road when they were attacked by the goons, who shared the video of the assault on social media.

The incident took place yesterday. The men who assaulted the traders can be heard in widely-circulated videos saying they are doing it because the vendors are from Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities booked the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and chief spokesman of Jamaat-e-Islami of the territory, Advocate Zahid Ali, under black law, Public Safety Act (PSA), today.

A JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested on February 22, 2019, was booked under the draconian law, Public Safety Act, and shifted from Kothi Bagh police station in Srinagar to Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu. »

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‘Political prisoners kept with hardcore criminals’

Srinagar, March 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, lack of proper food, medical care, imprisonment of political prisoners with hardcore criminals, shortage of space, delay in trials and hurdles in inmates’ meetings with their family members have been highlighted as some points in a report released by Kashmir Bar Association on the appalling condition in the jails of the territory.

On the directions of High Court of the territory, several teams constituted by the Bar Association visited different jails and prepared the report.

After interacting with inmates in Udhampur district jail, a report compiled by a four-member team said, there are no proper medical facilities available to the inmates. Besides, there is also no qualified doctor in the jail. “The escort is not provided to the prisoners for taking them to the courts and resultantly their trial is getting delayed without any fault of theirs,” the report said. »

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