Srinagar, October 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation at Rajpora in Tral area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in.

On the other hand, a Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army was killed after being fired upon by unidentified gunmen in Nowshera area of Rajouri district, today. »

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Life in occupied Kashmir remained paralysed on 72nd day

Srinagar, October 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops arrested several women after subjecting them to brute force during an anti-India demonstration in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, today.

A large number of women including rights activists and leading academicians carrying placards gathered at the Pratap Park in Srinagar. As they started march, the police swooped in on them and arrested several women including the daughter and the sister of former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah, during the protest against the revocation of Kashmir’s special status. Ms Hawa Bashir, the wife of former Chief Justice of IOK High Court, Bashir Ahmed Khan, was also among the detainees. The protesters were dragged and subjected to torture by the police. This was the first anti-India protest of its kind in Lal Chowk area, the center of Srinagar, after 5th August 2019.

The police also tried to stop the protesting women from distributing a statement to the media, which said that they expressed their outrage against the Indian media for its false/misleading coverage of ground realities in the territory. Demanding restoration of civil liberties and fundamental rights of the citizens as well as immediate release of detainees and demilitarization of rural and urban areas, the women said they feel betrayed, humiliated and violated as people. »

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Many youth arrested after truck driver killing in district

Srinagar, October 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unidentified gunmen killed a truck driver in Shopian district.

The truck driver identified as Mohammad Shafi Khan from Indian state of Rajasthan was shot dead and his vehicle was set ablaze by unknown gunmen at Sindoo in Shirmal area of the district. Huge deployment of Indian troops is seen on the roads and streets everywhere in the territory. »

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Srinagar, October 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, Mohammad Shafi Lone has said that India is continuing with the policy of suppressing the Kashmiris’ rights-based struggle for freedom.

Mohammad Shafi Lone in a statement said it is India’s misconception that it can suppress the Kashmiris’ sentiment for freedom through killings and other brutal tactics. He said India is carrying out such brutal actions in the occupied territory, which may risk the global peace.

Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement chief said Kashmir is root cause of tension between Pakistan and India, and its settlement as per the UN Charter will pave the way for peace in South Asia. »

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Kuala Lumpur, October 08 (KMS): Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad while stressing the ways and means to sort out the Kashmir dispute has said that he had also raised the issue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they met in Vladivostok, Russia.

Mahathir urges ways and means to sort out Kashmir dispute Dr Mahathir talking to reporters at the Parliament lobby in Kuala Lumpur said, “My speech (at the United Nation General Assembly) was a follow-up where we don’t want to see any violence and that any dispute between countries should be solved amicably.”

“We must know how to overcome this problem (Jammu and Kashmir conflict). When we make remarks, we are not targeting specifically anyone but we only want both parties to negotiate and not resort to violence,” he told reporters. »

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Srinagar, October 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Awantipora area of the district. The operation was going on till last reports came in. »

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India’s judges ignoring abuses in occupied Kashmir

Srinagar, October 04 (KMS): Noted Indian writer, Arundhaty Roy, has said that Kashmir is the most militarized place on earth where people have been fighting for right to self-determination for the last over 70 years.

Arundhaty Roy in an interview with news organization The Intercept said India’s moral position on Kashmir has never ever been a moral position and it is a kind of moral corrosion that has corroded all of us and now the world is looking at it.

London-based weekly magazine The Economist has reported that India’s judges are ignoring the govt’s abuses in occupied Kashmir. It said 7 million people of the Kashmir valley certainly feel some urgency as they have been under virtual siege since 5th of August. It maintained that the govt wielding draconian anti-terror laws has detained some 2,000 prominent Kashmiris including politicians, businessmen, activists and journalists to prevent them from protesting and that they continue to be held without charge, many at unknown places. It added that the BJP has virtually turned the valley into a vast open-air detention centre. »

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one more Kashmiri in Ganderbal district, today.

The youth was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in the town of the district. The operation which was launched by the Indian troops along with paramilitary forces on September 27 continued till last reports came in.

Three youth were killed by the troops on September 28 in Naranag area of the same district.

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred 16 Kashmiris including a woman and two young boys during the last month of September.

According to the data compiled by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred six youth were killed in fake encounters. The killings rendered one woman widowed and two children orphaned.

During the period, 281 people were injured in the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells on peaceful protesters by Indian troops and police personnel. As many as 157 people including Hurriyet activists and youth were arrested during the period.

The authorities also disallowed people to offer Friday prayers four times at the grand mosques including Jamia Masjid and Dargah Hazratbal in Srinagar and other areas of the territory.

Twenty five (25) residential houses were damaged and destroyed during siege and search operations and four (4) women molested by the Indian troops, paramilitary forces and police personnel in the month.

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Jammu, September 16 (KM): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian paramilitary officer found dead in the campus in Jammu district.

The Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer identified as ASI SK Dass found dead in the Channi Rama army camp in the district. »

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