Day will be marked with shutdown across occupied Kashmir

Srinagar, December 09 (KMS): The World Human Rights Day will be observed in occupied Kashmir, tomorrow, as Black Day to draw the attention of the international community towards the worsening human rights situation in the territory.

Call for observance of the day has been given by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani. The day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.

The day will be marked with complete shutdown across occupied Jammu and Kashmir to convey to the world community that the lingering Kashmir dispute awaits its active and effective intervention to stop blatant human rights violations by India and to settle the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions. »

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Routine life remains badly affected on 117th day

Srinagar, November 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people held forceful demonstrations across central, north and south Kashmir, today, to show their resentment against the Indian occupation.

As the Juma congregational prayers culminated, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara and other areas of the occupied territory. The protesters shouted high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Indian troops and police personnel used brute forces against the demonstrators at many places, injuring several of them. The occupation authorities did not allow Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the Kashmir Valley on 17th consecutive week since 5th August. »

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‘India plans to eliminate Yasin Malik, other Hurriyat leaders’

Islamabad, November 29 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, today, held a protest demonstration outside the National Press Club in Islamabad against the continued lockdown in occupied Kashmir and illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders including party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Central leaders of JKLF, Hafiz Mohammad Anwar Samavi, Khawaja Saifuddin and Saleem Haroon led the demonstration while other leaders and activists of the organization as well as leaders of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiris and a large number of members of the society participated in it.

The protesters shouted slogans in favour of Kashmir liberation, Muhammad Yasin Malik and other illegally detained leaders. »

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Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of two Kashmiri youths who were martyred by Indian troops in Drabgam area of Pulwama district, yesterday.

The funeral of Irfan Ahmed Rathir was offered at his hometown in Chikura area of Pulwama while Irfan Ahmed Sheikh’s funeral was held in Tahab Pulwama. »

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Several injured during anti-India protests in Pulwama

Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three youth in Pulwama district.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of the district.

Several people were injured when Indian troops used brute force and fired bullets and pellets on mourners in different areas of Pulwama. The killings triggered massive anti-India protests across the district. More details are awaited.

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth in Pulwama district.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of the district. »

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Rawalpindi, November 25 (KMS): A rally was taken out by the students and teachers of Asif Public School from Siddiqui Chowk to 6th Road in Rawalpindi, today, to express solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.

The students were carrying placards and banners in their hands inscribed with slogans against India and in favour of the Kashmiri people.

The rally was attended by Hurriyat leaders Ghulam Mohammad Safi, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Mohammad Farooq Rahmani, Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Manzoor-ul-Haq Butt, Abdul Hameed Lone, Engineer Mushtaq Mahmood, Sheikh Abdul Mateen, Syed Ijaz Rahmani, Zahid Safi, Mohammad Shafi Dar and Advocate Pervez Ahmad Shah. »

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Jammu, November 19 (KMS): A massive protest demonstration was held at Exhibition Ground in Jammu against the continued ban on mobile internet services.

The protesters led by Panthers Party Chairman, Harshdev Singh and Yash Paul Kundal, lambasted the Indian government for snapping the mobile internet services in the region for nearly three and half months.

Harshdev Singh dubbed the Indian government’s decision to impose ban on the internet services as arbitrary and obnoxious move which has pushed people to Stone Age. “Why the policy of suppression has been enforced on the people of Jammu,” he questioned.

He said that the communication gag had divested the people of their fundamental right of speech and expression guaranteed in the Constitution of India. “Prolonged internet blockade of this kind has never happened before. BJP after assuming power has been often resorting to such authoritarian moves only to demonstrate its power,” he added. »

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Srinagar, November 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, four Indian soldiers and two civilian porters, were hit and killed by snow avalanche in Ladakh region.

A group of eight persons, including six soldiers from Dogra Regiment, was patrolling the area when the avalanche hit them at Siachen Glacier and killed 4 soldiers and 2 porters while two soldiers were lucky to survive the calamity.

A spokesperson for the Indian troops of Northern Command said the rescue teams from nearby posts were rushed to the location. All eight personnel were pulled out of the avalanche debris and taken to the nearest military hospital. The four soldiers and two porters succumbed to extreme hypothermia, said Col Rajesh Kalia, Srinagar-based spokesperson for the Indian Army. »

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Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian army Havaldar was killed and two soldiers were seriously injured in an EID blast in Akhnoor area of Jammu region.

The Indian army vehicle was blown up after being hit with an IED in Pallanwalla- Akhnoor area of the district Jammu.

The incident took place when the soldiers were on routine patrolling in an army vehicle in Pallanwalla area of Jammu, official told the media. »

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