#HumanCostInIOJK

Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): The Kashmir conflict has been and is imposing heavy cost on the human life in occupied Kashmir where this conflict has adversely impacted each and every aspect of the lives of people during the past over seven decades and particularly since 1989.

An analytical report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said occupied Kashmir is only region of the world where humans are living without human rights as India has usurped all basic freedoms of the people. It said that killings, extrajudicial executions, arrests, torture, use of brute force on peaceful protesters, destruction of properties and molestation of women by Indian troops and police personnel have become a norm in the occupied territory. It said that fascist Indian forces were brutally carrying out massacre of the innocent Kashmiris. »

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New Delhi, June 28 (KMS): Amnesty International while reacting sharply to the killing of a minor boy during a cordon and search operation by Indian troops in Islamabad district of occupied Kashmir has said that “The unlawful killing of the child shows utter contempt for human life and the fundamental principles of humanity.”

Avinash Kumar, Executive Director, Amnesty International India, in a statement in New Delhi said, “The authorities must investigate this incident and must bring the perpetrators to justice.”

“Killing of civilians can never be justified under any circumstances and is in violation of Article 3 of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949,” the statement added. »

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Srinagar, June 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami visited the residence of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and discussed with him the present grim situation in the territory.

A statement issued by TWI in Srinagar said that the delegation was led by party Chief Spokesman Khadim Hussain. TWI representative in APHC Muhammad Maqbool Magami, Fayaz Ahmad and Syed Muhammad Aabidi were other members of the delegation. »

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Islamabad, June 27 (KMS): All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter leader and Vice-Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), Abdul Majeed Malik, has condemned the ongoing killing spree unleashed by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

Abdul Majeed Malik talking to a delegation from Kotli, Azad Kashmir, which met him in Islamabad, deplored that India had further escalated its state terrorism in the occupied territory and every day Kashmiri youth were being martyred during cordon and search operations. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Freedom Front Chairman, Syed Bashir Andrabi, while expressing serious concern over the killings and arrests of Kashmiri youth during ongoing cordon and search operations has urged the world human rights bodies to take notice of the worst human rights situation in the territory.

Syed Bashir Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the oppressors while committing these inhuman acts are forgetting the historical fact that freedom movements of nations never get suppressed by these kinds of tyrannies. He said that the Kashmiris would never tolerate this killing spree. He paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth and reiterated to continue the freedom struggle till its logical conclusion. »

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Srinagar June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Secretary General of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Molvi Bashir Ahmed has said that India used every tactic to suppress the ongoing liberation movement but did not succeed in its nefarious designs.

Molvi Bashir Ahmed in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Pakistan had made it clear to the world that it wanted a lasting and dignified solution to the Kashmir dispute as per the UN resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

He said that Pakistan’s support to the international community against terrorism had rendered the Indian propaganda against the Kashmir liberation movement ineffective and proved that it was not terrorism. »

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Srinagar June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Dar while condemning the surge in Indian state terrorism has called upon the United Nations to stop the ongoing atrocities being perpetrated by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

Shabbir Ahmad Dar in a statement issued in Srinagar urged the major powers, regional and European organisations to open their eyes and speak on the worsening human rights situation in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, June 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Acting Chairman of Awami Rafah Party, Ghulam Ahmad Azad has said that India continues to deprive the people of Jammu and Kashmir of their basic right— right to self-determination.

Ghulam Ahmad Azad in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly denounced India’s illegal occupation over Kashmir. He said that New Delhi could not suppress the ongoing liberation movement through military might. »

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Islamabad, June 21 (KMS): Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi in his message on the World Refugee Day observed on Saturday, has said that the Day is a yearly reminder of the importance of peace, prevention and resolution of conflicts that are the main reasons for the forced displacement of millions of people from their homes.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, “This year, the devastating impact of COVID-19 has compounded the vulnerabilities of those already displaced by violence and conflicts.” »

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New Delhi, June 21 (KMS): A group of 500 prominent persons, including film personality Aparna Sen, have sent an open letter to the Indian government demanding the immediate release of activists like Varavara Rao and Safoora Zargar amid the spike in coronavirus cases.

The left-leaning Indian poet and writer Varavara Rao is among 11 rights activists who are in jail on the charges of Maoist links.

“In the prisons of Maharashtra where they are being detained, some inmates have died and many others have tested positive for COVID-19,” the letter issued by the Indian Cultural Forum on June 16 said. »

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