Srinagar, July 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities, today, booked Advocate Zahid Ali under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted him to Central Jail Srinagar.

His family said that Zahid Ali was taken away by Indian police on June 30 from his residence at Nehama in Pulwama district, and detained him at Police Station, Kakapora in the district. Later on, he was moved to Srinagar Central Jail after PSA was slapped on him. »

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Srinagar, July 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police produced a chargesheet before a court in Baramulla district against the illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in two false cases registered against him in 2008 and 2010.

The police produced the chargesheet before Additional District and Sessions Judge Baramulla, Sanjay Parihar, through virtual mode against Muhammad Yasin Malik in the cases registered at Police Station Sumbal.

Yasin Malik was booked by Sumbal police in two FIRs registered in 2008 and 2010 for organizing pro-freedom rallies and gatherings in Sumbal town. »

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New Delhi, June 03 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has stayed the proceedings before the Delhi High Court in connection with bail plea of noted human rights defender and vocal supporter of Kashmir cause, Gautam Navlakha.

A three-judge Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra also issued a notice to Navlakha on petition of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging the Delhi High Court order seeking records of judicial proceedings before a special court that ordered his shifting from New Delhi’s Tihar Jail to a prison in Mumbai. »

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Srinagar, May 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has quashed detention of three persons under draconian Public Safety Act and instructed the authorities to immediately release them from jail.

The three persons Mohammad Ashraf Sheikh, Shabir Ahmad and Sahil Ahmad were detained under PSA in August, last year. »

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New Delhi, May 12 (KMS): With no immediate respite from continued suspension of internet service in occupied Kashmir amid growing cases of coronavirus insight, the Indian Supreme Court has restricted itself to mere asking the Modi government to constitute a committee to look into the matter.

While delivering its judgment on various petitions seeking restoration of high-speed internet service in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court asked the government to constitute a committee of secretaries, to be headed by Home Secretary, to take into considerations the points raised by the petitioners.

However, the tops Indian court has failed to pass on any order for immediate restoration of Internet service. »

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Oppose shifting of service matters to cat chandigarh

Srinagar, May 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) and High Court Bar Association (HCBA), have strongly opposed the Indian government’s move of shifting the services matters of the employees in the territory to Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in Chandigarh, India, for redressal of their grievances.

The EJAC President, Fayaz Ahmed Shabnam, in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the move quite unfortunate and said that such an order was totally unjustified and was unacceptable to the employees of the occupied territory. He said that such an order was unwarranted and would further complicate the situation of thousands of employees whose cases were pending in courts for a very long time.

“Such an order will not only delay justice to the employees but will also be too costly for the employees as the majority of the service related cases belong to the lower ranked employees and daily wagers who on a meager salary hardly make their two ends meet” he said. »

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New Delhi, April 30 (KMS): The authorities of occupied Kashmir have opposed the restoration of the 4G internet services in the territory even as the demand for the restoration of the connectivity is growing amid fast spreading coronavirus.

In their reply to the Indian Supreme Court regarding the ban on 4G internet, the occupation authorities said, right to access internet is not a fundamental right and the administration can curtail the freedom of speech and the right to trade through internet.

The administration of occupied Kashmir told the apex court that the ban was aimed at protecting the sovereignty, integrity and security of India.

The submissions were made in response to a plea filed by Foundation for Media Professionals seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. »

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Uttar Pradesh, India, April 24 (KMS): Kashmiri journalist, Qazi Shibli, was released from Bareilly District Jail in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after nine months illegal detention.

Indian troops had arrested Qazi Shibli, a south Kashmir-based journalist, in July last year, a week before the Indian government imposed clampdown and communication blackout when it scrapped the special status of Kashmir and divided it into two union territories on August 05, 2019. »

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Srinagar, April 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has reserved its order on a plea by journalist and author Gowhar Geelani challenging imposition of draconian law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) ACT (UAPA) against him.

The court heard the matter for almost an hour through video conferencing and the order likely to come by the evening. The case came up for hearing before Justice Ali Mohammad Magray.

Gowhar Geelani was booked by the Indian police under the UAPA on Tuesday. »

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Srinagar, April 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and rights activists have said that the incarcerated leader is being denied a fair trial.

The Indian government has implicated the JKLF Chairman in decades old fake cases and presently he has been lodged in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail.

When India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Yasin Malik in April 2019, he was already in a jail in occupied Kashmir after the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) was slapped on him in early March. He has also been falsely charged with the killing of four Indian Air Force (IAF) officers in 1990 and the case is being pursued in a TADA court in Jammu by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency. The filing of fake cases against Yasin Malik has forced many in the territory to fear that the Indian government has already decided to sign his death warrant. »

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