Srinagar, May 21, (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, pellet victims held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in the territory.

Scores of pellets victims under the banner of Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) from various districts of the valley assembled at press club in Srinagar. They were holding placards with slogans like “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban pellet gun”, “Stop use of pellet gun”, “Where is humanity where is UN” and “Where is human rights commission”. »

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Srinagar, March 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two minor youth were injured when Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Kulgam district.

The troops opened fire on youth in Kujar area of the district when they were protesting against the cordon and search operation in the area. »

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Srinagar, March 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has appealed the international community to come to the rescue of helpless, caged and oppressed Kashmiri people who are relentlessly fighting for their inalienable right to self-determination.

The appeal has been made in a letter addressed to Ms Debbie Abrahams, the Chairperson of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the UK parliament. The letter was handed over by a Kashmiri activist, Mrs Shamim Shawl in a meeting convened by the chairperson in London. »

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Srinagar, March 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, tens of thousands of people, today, participated in the funeral prayers of two youth martyred by Indian troops in Shopian.

The troops martyred the youth, Yasir Ahmed Shah and Showkat Ahmed, during a violent cordon and search operation in Gadapora area of Shopian, yesterday. »

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Human rights body asks DGP IOK to respond

Srinagar, March 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has directed the Director General of Police to respond to a plea which calls for exempting school buses and ambulances from traffic restrictions during movement of Indian forces’ convoys.

After the February 14 Pulwama incident, the authorities had announced that civilian vehicles would have to stop when Indian forces’ convoys pass by. »

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Srinagar, March 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has sought a report on the killing of a civilian during a cordon and search operation by Indian troops at Babagund in Handwara area of Kupwara district in the last week of February, 2019.

The commission sought the report on the killing of Waseem Ahmed from Commissioner Secretary Home, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Director General of Police, Deputy Commissioner Kupwara and Senior Superintendent of Police, Kupwara.

The Commission also directed the officials to file a report on the damages caused to nearly a dozen residential houses during a military operation at Babagund which began on February 28 and lasted for more than 72 hours. »

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Brussels, March 09 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has appealed to the international community to put pressure on India to stop human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Brussels in connection with the International Women’s Day said that the women of occupied Kashmir were facing Indian brutalities every day. He said thousands of Kashmiri women have lost their sons, husbands, brothers and fathers in the ongoing liberation movement. »

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Srinagar, March 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen has said that the International Women’s Day will be observed as Black Day.

Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen Chairperson, Zamrooda Habib, in a statement issued in Srinagar said the day is meant to celebrate social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women but the women in Jammu and Kashmir have nothing to celebrate amid presence of bulk of Indian forces. »

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Geneva, March 07 (KMS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), Michelle Bachelet, has warned India over divisive policies and harassment of Muslims in the country.

Michelle Bachelet in her annual report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva said that divisive policies of India can undermine economic growth. She said that narrow political agendas were marginalising vulnerable people in an already unequal society in India. »

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New York, February 27 (KMS): The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has appeal to the governments of Pakistan and India to exercise maximum restraint to ensure that the situation does not further deteriorate.

The UN Chief Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, told media in New York that Antonio Guterres was following the situation in South Asia and had called for maximum restraint by both countries.

Guterres is on his way back to New York from Geneva and Dujarric told reporters, “I spoke to the Secretary General not long ago, before he boarded his plane. He is obviously following the situation very closely and reiterates his urgent appeal to both the governments to exercise maximum restraint to ensure that the situation does not further deteriorate”. »

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