Srinagar, January 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has appealed to the people to observe India’s Republic Day on January 26 as Black Day to protest against New Delhi’s continued denial of their right to self-determination.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar asked the people of IIOJK to observe complete shutdown and civil curfew on January 26 to convey the message to the world that they reject India’s illegal occupation of their soil. »

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Srinagar, January 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that India has martyred tens of thousands of Kashmiri Muslims to perpetuate its illegal occupation over the territory.

The General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Molvi Bashir Ahmad in a statement issued in Srinagar said that New Delhi had been holding Kashmiris hostage for the past 73 years and usurped their rights.

He deplored that India, under the guise of so-called democracy and secularism, was massacring innocent Kashmiris, molesting women and depriving the youth of their freedom rights. He added that the Indian troops were committing the worst kind of human rights violations in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, January 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have said that India is continuously violating international laws and conventions in the territory.

The leaders and organizations in their separate statements in Srinagar since the Modi-led BJP government particularly revoked IIOJK’s special status on August 05, 2019, the Kashmiris are being deprived of all basic rights granted to any human being under international law. »

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Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir : New FrameSrinagar, January 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Working Vice Chairman, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, has appealed to the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to use their influence on India to settle the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly denounced the grave human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian troops across the occupied territory. He said that the recent extrajudicial killing of six youth in fake encounters in Shopian and Srinagar should serve as an eye-opener for the world community. He said that India must allow the teams of world human rights bodies like the UN Human Rights Council, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Committee of Red Cross to visit IIOJK and take stock of the ground situation. He said that despite Indian atrocities, Kashmiris were determined to continue their freedom struggle till it reached its logical conclusion. »

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Sarjan Barkati released from Jail after 4 years – The Muslim KashmirSrinagar, January 15 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police arrested a religious preacher, Sarjan Barkati in Shopian.

Police arrested Sarjan Barkati from his residence in Reban area of Shopian district. However, the police did not reveal the reasons behind the police action.

Sarjan Barkati was supposed to lead prayers at Budgam, today, (Friday) and was detained by police on Thursday evening, police officials said »

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UK urges India to allow its team to visit IIOJK

Srinagar, January 14 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, out of 95,723 innocent Kashmiris, martyred by Indian troops since January 1989, 7,155 of them have been killed in fake encounters or in custody.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, the killing of six innocent youth by the troops in Srinagar and Shopian fake encounters was the latest example, while in the past the troops had staged many such encounters including the Pathribal fake encounter of 2000 and Machil fake encounter of 2010. As many as 36 youth were killed by the troops in custody and fake encounters, since August 5, 2019, when Modi regime abrogated Kashmir’s special status. While citing the IIOJK police charge-sheet in the Shopian killing case, the report said that the police statement had confirmed that Indian Army as an institution is involved in planning and executing fake encounters to kill innocent Kashmiris extra-judicially. »

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Geneva, January 10 (KMS): The World Health Organization (WHO) has shown Jammu and Kashmir including Ladakh as a separate entity from India, rejecting Narendra Modi-led Indian government’s claims on the territory.

The WHO in a colour-coded world map posted on its official website depicts India in blue colou, while Jammu and Kashmir including Ladakh is marked with gray colour.

India’s English newspaper ‘Times of India’ while commenting on the map confirmed that Jammu and Kashmir along with Ladakh has been shown in gray, while India is seen in a different blue color. Aksai Chin is also shown in gray color, with blue stripes on it. »

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Srinagar, January 10 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM), a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has said that India has turned the occupied territory into a military garrison.

The JKEM spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India, which claimed to be the biggest democracy, was involved in large-scale human rights violations in IIOJK.

He said that the Kashmiri people had totally rejected the illegal occupation of India and the illegal and unilateral measures of August 5, 2019. He added that the Indian authorities had kept the Kashmiri Hurriyat leadership in jails and under house detention. Thousands of Kashmiris have been kept in jails under black laws including Public Safety Act (PSA). »

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New York, January 10 (KMS): Pakistan’s UN Ambassador, Munir Akram, has praised the “heroism” of the Kashmiri people whose third generation was keeping alive the spirit of resistance to the Indian occupation, as he underscored the need for unity among their ranks at this critical juncture.

In a keynote speech to a webinar, held on Friday in connection with the Kashmiris’ Right to Self-determination Day, Ambassador Akram assured the Kashmiri people of Pakistan’s steadfast support to their just cause.

Pakistan, he said, had re-internationalized the Kashmir issue, after it remained dormant for 15 to 20 years at the United Nations and other international forums.
“Today it (the Kashmir issue) is alive again,” the Pakistani envoy declared. »

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Islamabad, January 10 (KMS): Pakistan has categorically rejected malicious statement by Indian Ministry of External Affairs regarding conviction of a UN-designated individual by an Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan.

In a statement, the foreign office Spokesperson, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said that India had no locus standi to comment on the independent judicial mechanisms of Pakistan. In this regard the only ‘compliance’ that interests Pakistan is abiding by its own statutes and fulfillment of its international obligations.

The spokesperson said, the investigations, prosecutions and subsequent convictions, through due process, are a reflection of the effectiveness of Pakistan’s legal system, which operates independent of any extraneous factors or influences. »

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