Srinagar, July 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, dozens of journalists staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar against crippling restrictions, imposed by India on Kashmiri journalist fraternity in the name of new media policy.

The journalists gathered under the banner of “J&K Media Guild” outside Press Club in Srinagar and demanded immediate rollback of the so-called policy.

Carrying banners that read “Don’t Gag Media” and “Down with Media Policy 2020” the protesters shouted slogans against media restrictions in the territory. »

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Srinagar, July 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of a Kashmiri research scholar, Hilal Ahmed, who went missing from Gangbal area of Ganderbal district during trekking last month held a demonstration, seeking his whereabouts.

The protesting family members of Hilal Ahmed, a research scholar from Srinagar’s Bemina area who had gathered at the Press Enclave also rubbished the Indian claims that their son had connections with ongoing armed struggle, while urging authorities to trace him. »

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Muzaffarabad, July 03 (KMS): A protest sit-in was held, today, in Muzaffarabad against the brutal killing of a civilian, Bashir Ahmed Khan, by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

The protest sit-in was organized by International Forum for Justice and Human Rights.

A large number of people gathered at Burhan Wani Chowk in Muzaffarabad, holding banners and placards against the Indian atrocities in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, July 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the activists of Young Men’s League held protest demonstrations against the ongoing Indian military repression in Islamabad and Pulwama districts.

The Young Men’s League in a statement issued in Srinagar said that scores of party activists, today, gathered at different places in Islamabad and Pulwama and raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. It added that the protesters called for withdrawal of the Indian troops from the disputed territory. »

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Srinagar, June 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police have foiled a protest march by transporters against the anti-people policies of the Indian authorities.

The transporters assembled at the Press Enclave in Srinagar under the banner of Srinagar-Jammu-Ladakh Taxi Services Owners and Drivers Union. They were demanding of the authorities to allow them to resume services on Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Ladakh highways and sought a financial package for the transporters hit by the lockdown.

However, police disallowed the protestors to hold the march. »

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Srinagar, June 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Students Youth Forum has said that its activists held protest demonstrations in Srinagar and Islamabad districts against the Indian government’s move to allow opening of liquor shops in the territory.

The Jammu and Kashmir Students Youth Forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that a large number of party activists gathered in Srinagar and Islamabad areas, protesting against the Indian decision. The protesters raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. »

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Srinagar, June 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, transporters held a protest demonstration in Srinagar to urge the authorities to allow them resume their services too as they have faced huge losses due to continued lockdown for months together.

Scores of transporters under the banner of All Kashmir Transporters Welfare Association (AKTWA) led by its Chairman, Matt Shabbir Ahmed, assembled at Parimpora Bus Stand in Srinagar and staged a protest. The protesters were holding placards reading slogans in favour of their demands and were raising slogans against the authorities for neglecting them over the years. »

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Jammu, June 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protest demonstrations were held in Jammu region against the anti-people policies of the Indian authorities.

Showing deep resentment over the exploitation of educated youth of Jammu region and Kashmir valley, activists of Young Panthers staged a protest in Jammu. The protesters carried banners and placards reading “Revoke SRO 202, We Want Justice” slogans.

Addressing the media, Partap Singh Jamwal said as per the new recruitment rules, said the new rules are absolutely deception for the Kashmiri youth. He said under SRO 202, the appointee in first five years shall be entitled to minimum pay scale which is not more than Rs10, 000. »

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Islamabad, June 12 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter organized an anti-India demonstration in front of the UN Office in Islamabad, today.

The protest, led by Information Secretary APHC-AJK chapter, Sheikh Abdul Mateen, was held against the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir under the guise of coronavirus lockdown and unprovoked firing of Indian troops on the civilian population living along the Line of Control (LoC).

The protesters on the occasion raised slogans against Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir and aggression across the LoC. They deplored that Indian troops were martyring innocent youth in fake encounters in the territory, adding that the Indian atrocities had been intensified during the corona pandemic. »

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Islamabad, June 12 (KMS): The leaders of Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Forum have said that India is committing genocide of Kashmiris under the cover of corona pandemic and the United Nations should take notice of the matter.

The Convener of AJK chapter of Hurriyat Forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi addressing a press conference in Islamabad, today, said that killing of innocent youth by Indian troops in fake encounters, arrest of youth in false cases, destruction of houses and other acts of repression were evidence of the Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

He pointed out that India was also taking massive steps to convert the majority of Muslims in Kashmir into a minority and the issuance of domicile certificates to 300,000 Indian Hindus in the occupied territory was part of this nefarious plan. He said that one million retired Indian soldiers were also being settled in occupied Kashmir while various historical places and departments in Kashmir were being renamed after various Hindu personalities. »

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