London, September 21 (KMS): The President of London-based Jammu Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, has urged the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government, Kashmiri Diaspora and various political and civil society groups to join hands with Kashmir Khalistan Referendum Front (KKRF) to provide it full financial support in the case against Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and two others filed in District Court Houston, Texas.

Dr Nazir Gilani in a statement while commenting on the case filed against Modi and two others by “KKRF”, a non-profit organization, underscored the need that the support in this regard should not be individual or self-serving but should be well-considered and collective, saying optics and stunts are unhelpful. »

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has said that the August 05 illegal move of the Indian government to repeal the special status of Kashmir is actually confession of its defeat in the territory.

A JKPL spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India had broken all records of brutalities in occupied Kashmir in the last 72 years but failed to intimidate the Kashmiris into submission. He said that the Kashmiri people were determined to take the liberation movement to its logical conclusion at all costs. »

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United Nations, Sept 20 (KMS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres plans to raise the Kashmir issue during his discussions with various leaders attending the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, his spokesman said.

This was stated by his Spokesman Stephane Dujarric at a regular briefing in New York while responding to a question about the communication blockade in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
He said he will also use the opportunity of discussions during the General Assembly to raise the issue of Kashmir.
The spokesman said that Antonio Guterres also underscored the need for dialogue as the only way to resolve Kashmir dispute.

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Washington, Sept 19 (KMS): US lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to engage both Indian and Pakistani prime ministers during the UN General Assembly in New York next week and to find a negotiated settlement of the Kashmir dispute.
“During the UN General Assembly, President Donald Trump and/or the Secretary of State Michael Pompeo must engage both the Prime Minister of India and the Prime Minister of Pakistan on a reasoned opportunity for resolving the crisis in Kashmir,” said Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Texas.
“I urge the governments of India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and to engage with the United States to deescalate the situation,” said Congressman Anthony Brown, a Democrat from Maryland.
Congresswoman Jan Shackowsky, a senior Democratic leader from Illinois said, “the United States and the United Nations need to speak out against the atrocities happening right now in the region” as “this is a very dangerous situation.”
She urged all members of the United Nations to note that both India and Pakistan were nuclear countries. That’s why “it’s important that the world community establish law and human rights in Kashmir once again,” she said, Dawn reported. »

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United Nations, Sept 19 (KMS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday underscored the need for respecting human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir, which is under repressive lockdown for over six weeks now, and urged India and Pakistan to find a solution to the grave crisis through dialogue.
Responding to a question from a Pakistani journalist at his crowded press conference marking the start of the General Assembly’s 74th session, he said he would continue to advocate for the peaceful settlement of the decades-old Kashmir dispute.

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Srinagar, September 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities didn’t allow the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani, to address a press conference at his residence in Srinagar, today.

Due to suspension of communications means, Syed Ali Gilani had sent letters to the journalists, asking them to attend the press conference. However, when the media men, nearly 35 in number, reached the residence of APHC chairman, Indian policemen deployed there barred them to go inside. Pertinently, Syed Ali Gilani is under continued house arrest since 2010.

The reporters and photographers, who reached the venue around 10.30 am, were asked to disperse from the locality immediately as the police cited imposition of Section 144 in the area. »

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AJK PM says ready to shed last drop of blood for Kashmir’s freedom

Islamabad, September 18 (KMS): The Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan, Sadiq Sanjrani has emphatically stated that Pakistan will always stand by their Kashmiri brethren for protection of their rights.

Sadiq Sanjrani said this while addressing the National Parliamentarians Conference on Kashmir in Islamabad, today.

The Chairman Senate said there is humanitarian crisis in occupied Kashmir and the aim of this conference is to impress upon the international community to ensure that the humanitarian aid reach the Kashmiri people in the occupied valley. He said that Pakistan will continue to expose Indian tyranny and genocide in occupied Kashmir. »

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Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), September 18 (KMS): An all-party conference of Pakistani political, social and literary organizations in Riyadh has urged the international community to pay attention to the atrocities and grave human rights violations committed by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

The meeting, organized by Majlis-e-Pakistan, was convened to discuss the Kashmir dispute and show solidarity with the oppressed people of the occupied territory.

President of Majlis-e-Pakistan, Rana Abdul Rauf, said the purpose of the conference was to send a message to the government of Pakistan that all Pakistanis are one on the Kashmir cause. “It is now more than forty days of curfew and lockdown situation in Kashmir imposed by the Indian forces. We demand the world to pay attention to the human rights violations by the Indian forces and resolve the issue before it is too late,” he said. »

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Beijing, Sept 18 (KMS): China has always taken Kashmir as an issue between India and Pakistan and hoped that this issue could be resolved through friendly and peaceful negotiations between the two countries as per United Nations Charter and its relevant resolutions, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Tuesday said.
“We always take Kashmir as a problem between India and Pakistan. And we hope this issue should be resolved through friendly and peaceful negotiations between India and Pakistan according to the relevant UN Charter and UN resolutions,” Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Hua Chunying said here while talking to a group of journalists from Asian and African countries.
She said since both India and Pakistan were good neighbors of China, the Chinese side hoped that its great neighbors could be in peaceful terms with each other.
Hua said both India and Pakistan could try their best to resolve the issue peacefully through negotiations.

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Washington, Sept 18 (KMS): US President Donald Trump has said that he is looking forward to meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan’s Premier Imran Khan, insisting that a lot of progress has been made towards reducing tension between India and Pakistan. “I’ll see Prime Minister Modi and I will — we’ll — be meeting with (prime ministers of) India and Pakistan and I think a lot of progress has beenmade there…lot of progress,” President Trump told reporters in response to a question at the White House, without mentioning Kashmir, reports the international media.
Trump’s schedule suggests that his meeting with Imran Khan may take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York later this month. After addressing Indian-Americans at the “Howdy Modi!” event, Trump will travel to Ohio and then is expected to fly to New York to attend the annual UN General Assembly session. »

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