Jammu, July 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931 and all those who became victims of oppression during the last seventy two years of political struggle.

The JKPM organized a function in Rajouri area of Jammu region in connection with the Martyrs’ Day. Addressing on the occasion, APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, said that it was oppression and suppression unleashed by the Dogra rulers that led to the historic revolt of 13th July 1931, which resulted into the massacre of 22 innocent Kashmiris. »

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New York, July 12 (KMS): The New York-based rights watchdog, Human Rights Watch has said that India’s rejection of United Nations report on human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir shows that New Delhi is unwilling to confront its own human rights failures.

The HRW’s South Asia Director, Meenakshi Ganguly, in a statement posted on the website of the organization said, “Both India and Pakistan should accept the findings of the report and invite an independent investigation to help end serious abuses in Kashmir.” »

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Geneva, July 11 (KMS): The new report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights while stating that the accountability for violations committed by Indian forces remains virtually non-existent in occupied Kashmir has recommended the formation of a commission of inquiry by the Human Rights Council to conduct a comprehensive, independent, international investigation into human rights violations in the territory. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami (TWI) has expresses profound grief and sorrow over the death of eminent historian, scholar and civil society activist, Munshi Ghulam Hassan.

Munshi Ghulam Hassan passed day at his residence in Nopora, Srinagar, yesterday, after short illness. He was 92. The deceased also remained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Bank and Commissioner of Sales Tax. »

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Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami (TWI), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has paid glowing tributes to the Kashmiri martyrs.

The Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar paid rich tributes to prominent mujahid commander, Fida Hussain Dar, on his martyrdom anniversary. Dar was martyred by Indian troops on this day in 2000.

He said the people of Kashmir have given unprecedented and countless sacrifices for the Kashmir cause. He said these sacrifices have centre-staged the Kashmir dispute at the international level and would not be allowed to go waste. »

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Srinagar, June 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people, today, held a protest demonstration and blocked the traffic movement on Jammu-Srinagar highway in Qazigund after an army vehicle hit a minor boy.

Reports said four years old Muzamil Ahmad Wagay sustained injuries after an army vehicle hit him in Wuzur area.

They said that the vehicle, which was part of an army convoy, fled from the scene after hitting the boy, angering the locals who staged a protest later. »

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Srinagar, June 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, members of Sikh community held a protest demonstration in Srinagar against the thrashing of a Sikh driver and disrespect of Sikh symbols in New Delhi.

The members of Sikh community under the banner of Gurmat Taksal IGS, J&K, assembled at Press Enclave, today, and staged the protest demonstration against the thrashing of a Sikh driver by police in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, June 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, illegally detained Chairman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi has expressed concern over the continued illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders and activists.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Indian government was harassing the people of Kashmir irrespective of their age and gender. He said women Hurriyat leaders Aasiya Andrabi and her associates have been lodged in jail and their illegal detention is being prolonged in one pretext or the other. »

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Srinagar, June 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a meeting of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) was held to discuss various issues confronting the media in Kashmir.

The members resolved to create an atmosphere that will help create a free and independent institution of media in the territory.

The meeting also complimented the efforts of the members to help establish an institution of media that is professional to the core as media in Kashmir has been operating in a testing situation since the past three decades. »

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Srinagar, June 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, calling the warm hospitality of the people of Kashmir a globally acknowledged fact, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) in the backdrop of Amarnath Yatra said that Kashmiri people would continue to retain and nourish this tradition as also the tradition of brotherhood communal amity.

The JRL in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said Kashmiri people never compromised on their tradition of hospitality, even in the toughest and trying times, and always played a friendly host, whether to a tourist or an Amarnath pilgrim who came to Kashmir. »

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