Indian police book TeH general secretary under draconian PSA

Srinagar, August 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has called for complete shutdown on Tuesday, 11th August, to pay glowing tributes to senior Hurriyat leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz, on his martyrdom anniversary.

Sheikh Abdul Aziz was shot dead by Indian troops while he was leading a procession from Srinagar to the Line of Control on August 11, 2008 against the economic blockade of the Kashmir Valley by Hindu extremists of Jammu.

The APHC spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said by observing the shutdown the people of the occupied territory will convey the message to India and the world that they are determined to accomplish the mission of their martyrs at all costs. He condemned the occupation authorities for shifting the Kashmiri political prisoners from Srinagar Central Jail to jails in Jammu region. He urged New Delhi to stop its military aggression and stubbornness on the Kashmir dispute and adopt a pragmatic approach to resolve it in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations and the UN resolutions. »

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Curfew, curbs further intensified in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 04 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control, in Pakistan and the world over will mark August 5, tomorrow, as Yaum-e-Istehsal, to denounce illegal, immoral and unconstitutional step, which New Delhi took on this day in 2019 to strip Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir of its special status.

The people of Kashmir would observe complete shutdown on the day, call for which has been given by the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani and supported by almost all pro-freedom leaders and organizations. Kashmiris living abroad would assemble outside Indian embassies in large number in all major capitals of the world on the day and forcefully record their protest against the Indian actions. Anthems of freedom would be played in the mosques of the territory. »

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Modi has failed to achieve results in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 02 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Wednesday, August 5, as Yaum-e-Istehsal to denounce illegal, immoral and unconstitutional step, which India took on this day in 2019 to strip Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir of its special status.

Since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution in August, last year, the Modi-led fascist Indian government continues to adhere to the policy of coercion, torture and deception to undermine the Muslim majority character of Jammu and Kashmir by changing its demography. The veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, in a message to the people of Jammu and Kashmir has called for observing complete shutdown on Wednesday. He said the way the Indian rulers manifested brutality by confining the entire population of Kashmir into their houses to fulfill their nefarious agenda and converted the territory into the world’s biggest jail for several months poses an open challenge to the international community. He appealed to the Kashmiris living particularly in Pakistan and abroad to assemble outside Indian embassies in large number across the world on the day and forcefully record their protest against the India’s illegal actions of August 5, last year. »

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24 Kashmiris martyred by troops in July

Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Eid-ul-Azha turned out to be a highly subdued event and dull affair as roads wore deserted look and major mosques and shrines remained closed amidst strict restrictions imposed by the authorities across the length and breadth of the territory.

Except for heavily armed Indian troops and police personnel dotting roads, markets, and sensitive installations as well as barricades and concertina wires being placed at many intersections, the Srinagar city and other major towns of the territory were shut for the general masses. Police personnel made announcements early in the morning on public address systems, asking the people not to congregate for Eid prayers. These all unnecessary measures were enforced in the name of preventing the spread of novel coronavirus. However, the actual aim was to punish the people and stop them from offering Eid prayers and holding anti-India demonstrations. Due to these unprecedented curbs, the Kashmiri people, by and large, preferred to offer Eid prayers at home, either individually or in small groups consisting of family members only. »

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Srinagar, August 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred twenty four (24) Kashmiris including three in a fake encounter during the last month of July.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, these killings rendered one woman widowed and four persons orphaned.

During the period, at least fifty nine (59) persons were injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian troops and police personnel on mourners and peaceful protesters in the territory. Indian police and paramilitary personnel arrested ninety-eight (98) people including Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, APHC leader, Farooq Ahmad Tawheedi, Ameer Hamza and molested and disgraced seven (7) women during four hundred and fifty (450) cordon and search operations in different areas of the territory. »

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Srinagar, July 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete strike was observed, today, against the Indian aggression, wanton arrests, unrelenting killing of youth and attack on the Muslim identity of the territory by Narendra Modi-led fascist government.

Call for the strike and the demonstrations has been given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference to register protest against India’s moves to change the territorial integrity and demographic composition of occupied Kashmir. It is also aimed at protesting against the forcible eviction of people from their lands across the territory especially those living near military camps, Indian government’s plan to construct 200,000 houses for RSS goons on these grabbed lands and arrest of thousands of Kashmiris in the recent days. »

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Indian troops martyr two more Kashmiri youth in Kupwara

Srinagar, July 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have appealed to the people of the territory to observe complete shutdown on Monday, 13th July, to reaffirm the pledge to continue the mission of their martyrs till the achievement of the inalienable right to self-determination.

On the 13th of July 1931, the troops of Dogra Maharaja had killed 22 Kashmiris, one after the other, outside the Central Jail in Srinagar during the court proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule. Since then, Kashmiris have been observing 13th July as Kashmir Martyrs’ Day. »

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Rich tributes paid to martyred youth

Srinagar, June 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continued massive cordon and search operations across the territory, subjecting the residents to torture and harassment.

The troops continue to carry on their violent operations in different areas of Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Kupwara, Bandipore, Baramulla, Shopian, Pulwama, Islamabad, Kulgam, Poonch, Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban, Rajouri and Jammu. The residents of these areas told media that the Indian forces’ personnel barge into the residential houses, harass the inmates and vandalize the household goods. The troops have also arrested several youth from different areas.

Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Umar Aadil Dar, Mir Muhammad Iqbal and Ghulam Ahmed in their statements in Srinagar paid rich tributes to the youth and an 8-year-old boy recently martyred by Indian troops. They said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not be allowed to go waste and their mission would be accomplished at all costs.

Meanwhile, the residents of occupied Kashmir have been urged through a social media campaign that all village/mohalla/town committees of the territory should come together and make sure that not a single non-local lives in their areas. »

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95,680 people subjected to torture in IOK since 2000

Srinagar, June 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiris including an 8-year-old boy in Pulwama and Islamabad districts, today. These killings raised the number of slain Kashmiris in the territory to six since yesterday.

The troops martyred three youth during a cordon and search operation in Tral area of Pulwama district. Earlier, two Indian troops were injured in an attack in the area. The occupation authorities snapped mobile internet service in the area. An 8-year-old child, Nihaan Butt, was martyred when Indian troops resorted to indiscriminate firing after the killing of a soldier in an attack on a camp of Indian Central Reserve Police Force near Padshahi Bagh in Bijbehara area of Islamabad district. The troops had killed two youth during a military operation in Hardshiva area of Sopore town, yesterday. The Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami and Pairwan-e-Wilayat in their statements strongly denouncing the killing of the child termed it as the worst display of state terrorism. »

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IOK people rendering sacrifices for inalienable right

Srinagar, June 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the unabated Indian state terrorism during the last thirty one years has forced over forty thousand Kashmiris to live outside the territory as refugees.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the World Refugee Day observed, today, revealed that a big number of the Kashmiri refugees lived in the refugee camps in Azad Jammu and Kashmir while many of them lived in Pakistan and in the European countries. The report pointed out that due to the Indian atrocities against the struggling Kashmiris since 1947, over 2.5 million people had taken refuge in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan and in the UK. »

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