Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Dar has said that the tactics adopted by authorities to prolong the illegal detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chief, Mohammad Yasin Malik and Muslim Conference Chairman, Masarrat Aalam Butt are highly condemnable. »

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Srinagar, May 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has urged the government of India to release all Kashmiri political prisoners as a good will gesture on or after taking oath of office for the next term.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has become very powerful after sweeping the recently held elections so he must concentrate on becoming an international figure by resolving the political disputes like Kashmir. »

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‘Best way to pay homage to martyrs is to support freedomstruggle’

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani and the Tehreek-e-Huriyat Jammu Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, have paid rich tributes to prominent mujahid commander, Zakir Musa.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said whosoever strives for implementation of divine law in His land, with his conviction and dedication are the real heroes of the movement, and nation is indebted to hail their precious sacrifices. He said the best and only way to pay homage to martyrs is to support the freedom struggle in whatever possible way, to get rid of forced occupation. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has termed the recent report released by the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) that depicts grim and serious picture of the torture being inflicted by Indian forces on the people of the Kashmir as an eye-opener for all those who believe in sanctity and dignity of the human life and spirit. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has demanded unconditional release of Kashmiri political prisoners before the Eid-ul-Fitr.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said traditionally states all over the world release the prisoners on this occasion. “But in Kashmir this tradition has no place even for political prisoners and the tragedy is even the arrest spree continues even in this holy month of Ramadan. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said it is moral and political obligation of the UN to resolve the Kashmir dispute at the earliest and till its final settlement ensure the Kashmiris’ right to live with liberty and dignity.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said expressed grave concern over the use of military might by India to suppress the political will and voice of the Kashmiri people. He demanded a high level probe into the extrajudicial killings, random arrests, ruthless killings, maiming and blinding by pellets and bullets in the nook and corner of the territory at the hands of Indian forces and violation of the Kashmiri prisoners’ rights in jails. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has said that the authorities are prolonging the illegal detention of its Chairman, Masarrat Aalam Butt.

A JKML spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Masarrat Aalam Butt was not produced before the court, the other day. He said that this was done to prolong the detention of Alam even as the High Court had quashed his 37th detention order issued under draconian law, Public Safety Act, and ordered his release. »

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Brussels, May 21 (KMS): The Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) organized, today, a one-day camp in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, in connection with its Europe based one-million signature campaign on Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, May 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders have paid rich tributes to prominent Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone as well as victims of Hawal massacre on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st of May in 1990. More than 70 mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on his funeral procession. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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Geneva, May 20 (KMS): Three special rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have written to India asking for details on steps taken to punish or provide justice to victims and their next of kin in 76 cases of torture and arbitrary killing in Jammu and Kashmir since 1990.

The letter to the Indian government, dated March 18, is written by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Dainius Puras and the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Nils Melzer. »

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