Kashmiri people urged to hold strong protests

Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured in firing by Indian forces on peaceful protesters in Srinagar and other areas of the territory.

The protests were held on the occasion of a delegation of European Parliament’s visit to the occupied territory, today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arranged the visit of Islamophobic EU members to the Kashmir valley when matriculation examinations are being held to show a kind of normalcy in the territory.

However, Kashmiri people took to streets in many parts of the valley to belie the Indian claim. Indian forces used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on pro-freedom protesters in several areas of Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley, leaving many injured on Tuesday. »

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Srinagar, October 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the people of Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to suffer immensely due to strict military siege imposed by India.

Normal life remains crippled on the 76th consecutive day, today, in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu due to restrictions and gag on internet and cellular services barring partial restoration of postpaid connections and landline phones.

Despite the authorities’ efforts to restore normalcy in occupied Kashmir, people continue to observe shutdown as a silent protest against India’s recent actions in the territory. Shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time except for few hours in the morning and evening. Although private vehicles are plying on the roads, but people particularly patients and doctors are facing difficulties in reaching the hospitals in the absence of public transport. »

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Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities further tightened restrictions in Srinagar, today, to prevent people from staging further demonstrations after the speech of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly.

Soon after Imran Khan’s speech, hundreds of people came out of their homes, shouting slogans in support of Imran Khan late on Friday night and calling for the freedom of Kashmir from Indian occupation.

Police vans fitted with speakers made public announcements in Srinagar, today, about restrictions on movement while additional troops were deployed to prevent any protests, according to officials and two eyewitnesses. »

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Peshawar, September 27 (KMS): A big Kashmir rally was held, today, in Peshawar against the Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

The rally was organized by Kashmir Committee and was addressed among others by All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders Sheikh Abdul Mateen and Imtiaz Ahmed Wani as well as Chairman Kashmir Committee, Haji Gul Badshah and Chairman Kohat Committee, Haji M Amin. The protesters holding flags of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir chanted anti-India slogans.

The speakers condemned the Indian government for imposing continued lockdown and communication blackout in the territory. They said, the people of Kashmir are facing shortage of food and medicines. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several trade bodies have called for shutdown, tomorrow, as a mark of protest against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

The shutdown call was issued by the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum, Kashmir Economic Alliance and other trade bodies of the valley. »

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Samad Inqilabi arrested, Aijaz Noori booked under PSA

Srinagar, December 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has expressed serious concern over the ill-treatment meted out to the Kashmiri detainees lodged in Kathua Jail in Jammu by the prison authorities.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that family members and relatives of some of the detainees lodged in Kathua Jail informed that the jail authorities had made the life of the inmates miserable as they were beaten every day without any reason. He said that the Kashmiri prisoners were lodged in small cells along with criminals deliberately where they were further tortured by those criminals and at times by jail staff as well. »

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Eyewitnesses tell horrific account of pulwama massacre

Srinagar, December 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, it took Indian troops and police personnel just 15 minutes to finish the violent cordon and search operation in apple orchards in Pulwama district, which followed the bloodbath in Kharpora-Sirnoo area of the district on Saturday.

One after another teenagers and men fell like helpless birds shot by a hunter. The first to fell was a 14-year-old student, Aaqib Bashir, witnesses said quoting reports of the Srinagar-based daily, the Kashmir Press. »

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Srinagar, December 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in poll-bound areas of the Kashmir valley on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership.

All shops and business establishments remained closed while public transport was off the road in poll-bound areas of Arin, Sopore, Khaipora, Chandilwanigam, Newa, Dadsara, Devsar, Pahloo, Shaahabad, Hiller and Verinag. »

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Srinagar, November 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete strike is being observed in Budgam and Magam towns of Budgam district to protest against the summoning of senior APHC leader and the President of Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The NIA in the summon dispatched to Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi had asked him to appear before it at Police Officers Mess, Humhama in Srinagar in connection with a false case registered against him on May 30, last year. »

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Srinagar, September 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for a complete shutdown, tomorrow, against the killing of four youth by Indian troops in Srinagar, Badgam and Islamabad. »

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