Announce to represent Kashmiri students facing sedition charges

Hubli (Karnataka, India), February 19 (KMS): A petition has been filed by 24 advocates in the Karnataka High Court challenging the resolution passed by the Hubli Bar Association, deciding that non of its members would appear for three Kashmiri students arrested on sedition charge.

Three students from occupied Kashmir, studying at a private engineering college in Hubli district of Karnataka, were arrested on Saturday on sedition charges for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting a video on social media. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian authorities are not allowing people to visit and meet the ailing All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani at his residence in Srinagar.

Indian police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in strength outside the Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Gilani to make it sure that no one enters his residence.

A journalist from Srinagar told KMS that police are not allowing them to enter the residence of Syed Ali Gilani, who is facing chest infection for the past few weeks. »

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Jammu, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, days after the Indian government slapped draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), against two former puppet Chief Ministers, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, the chief patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party, Bhim Singh, has filed a writ petition, challenging the PSA in the Indian Supreme Court.

Bhim Singh, who is also a senior advocate in the Supreme Court, filed a writ petition in the apex court.

The writ petition filed by Bhim Singh maintains that more than 600 political activists have been detained for six months under the ‘draconian and dead law’, which had lost its existence the day India abrogated Article 35A of the Indian Constitution. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Naeem Akhtar, was booked under draconian Public Safety Act for recommending the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani’s book “Wullar Kinarey” to people.

During his tenure as so-called Education Minister in the PDP-BJP government, Naeem Akhtar, had reportedly recommended Syed Ali Gilani’s book for reading to people, reads his PSA dossier. »

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New Delhi, February 07 (KMS): A Delhi court has dismissed the bail application of former member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Sheikh Abdul Rasheed.
Special Judge, Praveen Kumar rejected the bail application of Engineer Rasheed.

Engineer Rasheed was arrested by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) on August 9, last year, in a fake funding case. He is presently lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail.

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have slapped draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) on former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) topper, Shah Faesal.

Shah Faesal, who resigned from the government job last year and formed a political party, was arrested by Indian police on New Delhi airport in August 2019. »

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Srinagar, February 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops have martyred 65 Kashmiris including 2 women and 4 young boys during the ongoing 6-month long siege and lockdown in the territory.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, on the completion of six months of unprecedented military lockdown, today; of those martyred seven youth were killed in fake encounters or custody. India had revoked the special status of occupied Kashmir on 5th August, last year, and put the territory under military siege. »

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Srinagar, February 4 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has reserved its decision on a petition challenging the illegal detention of High Court Bar Association President, Mian Abdul Qayoom.

Mian Abdul Qayoom was booked under the black law, Public Safety Act (PSA) on August 7, 2019 on the orders of District Magistrate, Srinagar and shifted to Agra Jail, where he suffered a heart attack on Jan 29. Now he has been shifted to New Delhi’s notorious Tihar Jail. Mian Qayoom was arrested from his residence in Srinagar on the intervening night of August 4 and 5, last year, ahead of the India’s decision to abrogate the special status of occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the counsel of illegally detained ailing President of Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Mian Abdul Qayoom, has demanded his immediate release.

Mian Qayoom’s counsel, Advocate Zafar Ahmad Shah, during the hearing of the case in the High Court termed the detention of his client as illegal and vague.

Seeking release of the HCBA President, Zafar Shah said that his client had been detained under charges leveled against him in 2008 and 2010. He said, the detaining authority cannot make nine-year-old charges as the basis for the detention of Mian Qayoom under the black law, Public Safety Act (PSA). »

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Srinagar, February 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Srinagar court has remanded the illegally detained Chairman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, to the judicial custody until February 20.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi was arrested from Pulwama on December 25, 2018, for his active role in the ongoing freedom movement. Later, he was booked under the black law, Public Safety Act.

A spokesman for the Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the illegal detention of the party chairman in false cases. He said that Abdul Samad Inqilabi was suffering from various ailments but the occupation authorities were not releasing him. »

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