Srinagar, November, 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has strongly condemned the arrest spree unleashed by the authorities ahead of the so-called DDC elections in the territory.

APHC leader and the DPM General Secretary, Peer Hilal Ahmad in a statement issued in Srinagar denounced the continued illegal detention of resistance leaders and imposition of restrictions on their political, social and religious activities by the occupation authorities.He deplored that IIOJK had been turned into an open prison where people were being denied all civil, political and other human rights guaranteed by UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights. »

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Brussels, October 29 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has strongly condemned the raids conducted by the Indian authorities on offices and residences of prominent human rights activities including Khurram Pervaiz and Perveena Ahangar in Srinagar.

India’s National Investigating Agency (NIA) conducted raids at multiple locations in Srinagar including the residences of human rights activists, Khurram Pervaiz, the Chair of Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Programme Coordinator of Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) and office of Association of Parents for Disappeared Persons (APDP) headed by Perveena Ahangar as well as offices and residences of some journalists, media organizations and NGOs. »

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Islamabad, Oct 22 (KMS): Former Afghan prime minister and leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar condeming atrocities in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) urged New Delhi to learn a lesson from the defeat of Soviet Union and NATO in Afghanistan, which proves force alone cannot resolve any issue.

Speaking at the Institute of Policy Studies, an Islamabad-based think-tank, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who was on a three-day visit to Pakistan said: “I condemn atrocities and barbarism against innocent people in Kashmir and other parts of the world,” he said. “The Kashmir issue cannot be resolved by force. India should resolve it as per the will of Kashmiri people.”

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Srinagar, October 21 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned the harassment and intimidation of newspapers and journalists by the authorities for highlighting the Indian atrocities in the territory.

Awami Action Committee, headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in a statement issued in Srinagar lauded the editor of Kashmir Times, Ms Anuradha Bhasin, and her team and editor of Kashmir News Service (KNS), Muhammad Aslam Butt, and his team for their independent reportage of human rights violations by Indian troops in IIOJK. »

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Srinagar, October 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned the brutal actions of Modi-led fascist India against media outlets and journalist fraternity.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly reacted to the sealing of the office of English daily, Kashmir Time, by Indian authorities in Srinagar and described the act as an attempt to silence the local press in the occupied territory. He said that such an act is part of India’s nefarious designs to muzzle media and press freedom in the territory. »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, has condemned the occupation authorities for arresting three innocent teachers Abdul Ahad, Rouf Ahmed and Mohammed Yousuf under draconian law Public Safety Act.

The charges against the premier educational institution Sirajul Aloom are fabricated, malicious and concocted aimed at stopping the institution from serving the people in a remote village, Imamsahib, in Shopian. The institution was established twenty years back in 2000 and it has produced some bright students because of its quality education and high moral values. »

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Lahore, Oct 10 (KMS): Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan has said that India had topped the list of countries having links with terrorists.

Reacting to the article published in American Foreign Policy magazine, the minister said that this rating had supported the stance of Pakistan about Indian government. »

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Islamabad, Oct 06 (KMS): India, the “world’s largest democracy” led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become an ‘eastern house of cards’, dominated by Hindu nationalist knaves and jokers.

“The way things are going, it’s uncertain whether India, once an outstanding role model for the post-colonial developing world, can still be deemed a functioning democracy at all. This is chilling. This is grim. This is Modi,” writes Simon Tisdoll in The Guardian. »

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Islamabad, Oct 01 (KMS): Pakistan has strongly condemned shameful acquittal of those responsible for demolishing the historic Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

Reacting strongly on the Indian court judgment, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez, in a statement, said the Hindutva-inspired Indian judiciary miserably failed to deliver the justice again. He said if there was a semblance of justice in the so-called largest democracy, the individuals, who had boasted of the criminal act publicly, could not have been set free. »

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Brussels, September 25 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed has strongly condemned the brutal murder of a prominent lawyer, Babar Qadri in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Babar Qadri was killed by unknown gunmen in Hawal area of Srinagar, yesterday. He was a staunch critic of Modi’s policies regarding Kashmir and was particularly vocal in denouncing the human rights violations by Indian troops in the occupied territory. »

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