Srinagar, September 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly denounced the killing of innocent Kashmiris including a woman and the murder of a youth in custody by Indian troops and police in Srinagar and Sopore areas.

The troops martyred four Kashmiris including a woman, Kausar Jan, during a cordon and search operation in Batamaloo area of Srinagar, today. Indian police killed a youth, Irfan Ahmed, in custody in Tujjer Sharif area of Sopore, the other day.

APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Siddiqui, in a statement in Srinagar said that Indian troops had been involved in extrajudicial and custodial killing of youth in the occupied territory during the past over seven decades. This is the true face of Indian colonial state which has unleashed a reign of terror in IIOJK to coerce the brave masses to give up the path of resistance and surrender their dream of freedom, he said. He appealed to the UN to take action against India for gross human rights violations by its troops in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, September 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Press Club (KPC) have strongly condemned the use of brute force against three Kashmiri journalists during performance of professional duties at Pampore in Pulwama district, the other day.

KEG in a statement issued in Srinagar said that one of the three journalists, Kamran Yousuf, who works for a Delhi based news portal, was severely injured in the attack by the troops. »

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Islamabad, September 14 (KMS): A condolence meeting was held in Islamabad with Convener of Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in chair, today.

The participants of the meeting expressed profound grief and sorrow over the death of the grandmother of Mirwiaz Umar Farooq.

The participants on the occasion offered special prayers for the deceased and prayed to Allah Almighty to grant courage to the bereaved family members to bear the irreparable loss. »

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Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has strongly condemned the publication of blasphemous sketches in a French magazine and termed it a part of the campaign against Islam and Muslims.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, who is under continued house arrest since August 05, last year, in a statement issued in Srinagar said, these vicious acts are a deliberate attempt to hurt the feelings of Muslims and to create a provocative atmosphere in the Islamic world. »

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Islamabad, September 07 (KMS): Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Mens League, Zahid Ashraf, has strongly condemned the recent wave of Indian state terrorism in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Zahid Ashraf in a statement issued in Islamabad said the oppression shows the sectarian mentality of the occupying authorities and exposes the brutal face of India. He said that no form of Indian state terrorism could deter the freedom-loving Kashmiri people from pursuing their freedom cause. »

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Tehran, Sept 01 (KMS): Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, voiced concerns over Indian security forces’ attack on a Muharram procession in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

“While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to Aba Abdullah [Imam Hussein (AS)] and mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussein have been held quietly across India, reports of Ashura mourners being injured in IIOJK are very worrying,” Khatibzadeh told the Iranian media. »

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Srinagar, August 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over the fresh wave of arbitrary arrests of youth in the territory.

The forum in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that the use of severe force and repression on mourners in this sacred month of Muharram-ul-Haram was not only unfortunate but also extremely condemnable.

It strongly condemned the teargas shelling and aerial firing on a Muharram procession in Badgam, booking of youth under several cases in Badgam and Srinagar, arrests in Batamaloo and its adjacent areas, and imposing of strict restrictions in several parts of the Kashmir Valley including Srinagar. It said that such harsh measures were in clear violation of the worldwide accepted democratic norms and principles. »

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Jammu, August 21 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the district administration of Udhampur has issued over thirty seven thousand domicile certificates across the district so far.

As per the Assistant Commissioner, Viqar Giri, the certificates have been issued both through online and offline mode. He added that the Revenue Department was working hard to reach out the people and provide domicile certificates at their doorstep.

He said the tehsildars concerned have also started to organize camps in remote areas to issue domicile certificates on the spot. He said that daily progress was being monitored by the Deputy Commissioner »

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Islamabad, August 13 (KMS): Pakistan has conveyed its strong condemnation to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on the reported incident involving a derogatory social media post against the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by an extremist from the majority Hindu community in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

A statement issued by the Foreign Office said, the offensive post against Islam has hurt Muslims and reflects the rising Islamophobia and targeting of the minority communities in India.

It said, the Indian police instead of preventing this hate crime against Muslims and Islam, used brute force, killed at least three protesters, and injured many more. As an added injustice, the Muslim community in the area is being falsely framed for alleged vandalism and assault on police personnel, it added. »

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London, August 07 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front UK chapter has said that the Indian government illegally scrapped Kashmir’s special status on August 05, last year and divided it into two union territories.

Zafar Khan, Chairman of Diplomatic Bureau of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-London, in a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, said that a year ago on 5th August 2019, India abolished articles 370 and 35A of its Constitution and divided Kashmir two union territories to be ruled from Delhi. He said that it was done in a veil of secrecy, and with the arrest of political opponents including JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). Jaamat-e-Islami, and JKLF were banned under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in March 2019.

He said the illegal act of the Indian government not only betrayed Kashmiris but also snubbed the international community, as India defied many UN resolutions on Kashmir. He said that leading up to the illegal decision India made certain that opponents of its undemocratic and sinister machinations, were put behind the bars. Yasin Malik in particular, who being head of the JKLF, was also one of the three leaders of the Joint Resistance Leadership, was arrested on 22nd February 2019 from his residence in Srinagar. Currently he remains incarcerated in solitary confinement at Tihar Jail in Delhi. »

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