Mumbai, December 11 (KMS): At least 25 non-profit organisations and the Communist Party of India protested against human right violations in occupied Kashmir in Mumbai.

A group of 20-25 protestors from NGOs like the Friends of Democracy, Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal, Samvidhaan Jagar Committee, and Communist Party of India participated in the protest held outside the iconic Churchgate railway station in Mumbai on the World Human Rights Day on Tuesday. They said that the Indian government was not serious on preserving the human rights of the residents of occupied Kashmir.

Charul Joshi from the Communist Party of India demanded restoration of Internet in occupied Kashmir. He said educational institutions have been reopened but due to limited access to the Internet, the people especially students of standard 10 and 12 are facing a lot of problems. He stated that the family members of those who are living outside Kashmir are constantly terrified. “These are no conditions for a young mind to grow and achieve success in their fields,” Joshi said. »

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Jammu, December 02 (KMS): Agitated by the continued ban on mobile internet service in Jammu region, Panthers Party activists led by its chairman, Harsh Dev Singh along with other leaders staged a massive protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground in Jammu.

The angry protestors raised the slogans of ‘Daman Ki Rajneeti…Nahin Chalegi, Nahin Chalegi’,’ Jammu Mein mobile internet Seva Bahal Karo…Bahal Karo’.

Lambasting the Indian government for snapping the mobile internet services in Jammu region for nearly 118 days, Harsh Dev dubbed the administration’s decision to continue ban on the Internet services as arbitrary and obnoxious move which has pushed people to Stone Age. »

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Islamabad, November 30 (KMS): A protest demonstration was held, today, outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad against the continued military siege and communications blockade imposed by India in occupied Kashmir.

Hurriyat leaders and activists and a large number of people from all walks of life participated in the demonstration.

The Hurriyat leaders addressing on the occasion appealed to the United Nations and the international community to impress upon India to stop its brutalities in the occupied territory and give the Kashmiris their right to self-determination. »

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New Delhi, November 30 (KMS): A Delhi-based Kashmiri Pandit organisation, while reacting to a statement of an Indian diplomat in the US for comparing Kashmir with Israel, has said that it is very unfortunate that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is misusing plight of their community to score points over the Kashmir dispute.

India’s Consul General in New York City, Sandeep Chakravorty, addressing a gathering of Kashmiri Pandits said that the Modi government would follow Israeli model to settle Hindus in occupied Kashmir. »

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Jammu, November 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, various Sikh bodies have hailed the efforts of Concerted Citizen Group (CCG) headed by Yashwani Sinha, former Indian Minister as well as Bangladesh-Bharat-Pakistan Peoples Forum and J&K Forum for Peace & Territorial Integrity of J&K for demanding restoration of special status of Kashmir.

These Sikh bodies included Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) Sikh Intellectuals Circle, Shiromani Akali Dal (Kashmir), International Sikh Federation and Sikh Students Federations. »

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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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New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): Two members of Indian Parliament from occupied Kashmir belonging to National Conference (NC) protested in Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament, against the detention of their party chief Farooq Abdullah, who is an MP from Srinagar.

The two MPs, Hasnain Masoodi and Mohammad Akbar Lone, came to the first row of opposition benches to lodge their protest against the continuous detention of former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah. However, the Speaker ignored their protests and continued with the proceedings of the House. The two MPs then staged a walk out as a mark of protest. »

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two people were killed and several others injured in two grenade blasts in Islamabad and Srinagar, today.

Unidentified persons lobbed a grenade in Wagoora area of Islamabad when a government function was taking place, killing two people and injuring four others, a police official said. »

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Jammu, November 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of Congress activists led by senior party leaders took out a march in Jammu to demand restoration of old status and denounce the division of the territory into two union territories.

The protest march, first of its kind in Jammu after abrogation of Kashmir’s special status and bifurcation into union territories on August 5, started from the Congress headquarters at Shaheedi Chowk in Jammu and culminated with the submission of a memorandum addressed to Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind at Deputy Commissioner’s office. »

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Brussels, November 19 (KMS): Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) will hold a protest demonstration in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, tomorrow (Wednesday), against continued lockdown imposed by the Indian authorities in occupied Kashmir.

The KCEU in a statement issued in Brussels said that a camp in this regard would be organized on Wednesday (20th November) in front of EU’s External Action Service in Brussels. All peace loving people are requested to participate in the one day camp, which will be held from 11:00 to 17:00, it said.

The statement said that during the camp, the KCEU’s team will distribute brochures and pamphlets highlighting the Kashmir dispute, particularly the latest situation including severe human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir. »

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