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Srinagar, November 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, normalcy continues to elude the Kashmir Valley and Muslims-majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as inhuman Indian military lockdown entered 102nd running day, today.

Restrictions under section 144 remain enforced. Although majority of the landline connections are functioning and voice calls on postpaid mobile phones are allowed but the residents continue to suffer immensely due to suspension of internet across all platforms, SMS and prepaid cellular services. People in the Valley are resisting Indian attempts to show some signs of normalcy returning in the territory by observing civil disobedience. As part of this informal movement, shopkeepers keep their shops shut for most part of the day and students stay away from educational institutions. Offices also witness thin attendance. »

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Civil disobedience continues in IOK

Srinagar, November 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat organizations have emphasised that the people of Kashmir are determined to resist BJP government’s designs of robbing Jammu and Kashmir of its civilizational identity and Muslim character.

Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami, Young Mens League and Muslim Khawateen Markaz in their separate statements said that the Kashmiris would continue liberation struggle till it reached its logical conclusion. They maintained that people would resist India’s illegal occupation with complete unity and determination and New Delhi would not succeed in forcing them into submission.

People continue to stage silent protest as a mark of civil disobedience in the Kashmir Valley against India’s anti-Kashmir moves by downing their shutters and staying away from schools and offices. Restrictions under Section 144 continue to remain enforced amid massive presence of Indian forces with public transport away from the roads while Internet, SMS and prepaid mobile services out of bounds for the people even on 101st day of lockdown, today. »

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IOK under lockdown on 99th straight day

Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one more Kashmiri youth in Bandipore district, today, raising the toll to two in the past twenty-four hours.

The youth was killed during a cordon and search operation in Lawdoora area of the district. Earlier, the troops had killed one youth in the same area, last night. The operation was going on till the reports last came in.

Meanwhile, normal life continues to elude the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions due to the military lockdown imposed by India on 5th August. Restrictions and ban on prepaid phone, SMS and internet services remain enforced. As a mark of silent protest, people continue to keep their shops closed except for a brief period and stay away from schools and offices. Public transport is also off the roads. »

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IOK people facing tense situation for last over three months

Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has said that the Kashmiri people must remain aware that no politicians in the territory should dare to come forward to cooperate with India to further its nefarious designs.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people should not tolerate any traitor and collaborator of Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. It said that Narendra Modi and his communal government who have snatched the identity of Kashmiris should not be allowed to succeed in finding their cooperators in occupied Kashmir. Tehreek-e-Hurriyat said that the Kashmiri people had rendered unparalleled sacrifices for securing their inalienable right to self-determination. It said that no one would be allowed to undermine these sacrifices.

Meanwhile, people of the Kashmir Valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu continued to suffer immensely due to military siege on 97th consecutive day, today. The occupation authorities intensified restrictions and ordered closure of schools and colleges, today, ahead of the Indian Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case in Ayodhya. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people of the Kashmir Valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu continue to suffer immensely due to military siege on 97th consecutive day, today.

The occupation authorities intensified restrictions and ordered closure of schools and colleges, today, ahead of the Indian Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya (Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid) case. The authorities deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength in every nook and corner of the territory and ordered closure of schools and colleges to prevent demonstrations against the handing over of the Babri Masjid land to Hindus for construction of a temple. The residents are already suffering immensely due to suspension of internet and prepaid mobile services. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people have been facing tense situation for the last over three months after the Modi government imposed military siege and communications blockade on August 5 in Kashmir when it scrapped its special status, says a report by Voice of America.

The Chairperson of Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS), Professor Hameeda Nayeem, told VoA that shops opened only for a few hours early in the morning because of the atmosphere of fear, with people mainly staying indoors.

“Drones are flying above our homes, the army is deployed at every corner, and they have already arrested thousands of young men to prevent them from holding protest demonstrations,” she said. »

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Kashmiri politicians warned not to cooperate with BJP

Srinagar, November 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the sufferings of millions of people living in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue unabated due to strict military siege imposed by India.

Normal life remained badly affected on the 90th straight day, today, in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu due to unrelenting restrictions under section 144 and gag on internet and prepaid cellular services. The occupation authorities despite all-out efforts have failed to engineer normalcy in occupied Kashmir as people continue to observe shutdown to show their resentment against India’s recent actions in the territory. Barring a few hours in the morning and evening, shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time. Public transport is off the roads while students are not attending schools and colleges except those who have to appear in the examinations for 10th and 12th classes.

At least three photojournalists said that they were beaten up by Indian police personnel when they were covering anti-India demonstrations in downtown Srinagar, yesterday. Several other photo-journalists and video-journalists, including a woman, said that the police personnel chased and verbally abused them. One of the journalists said the police repeatedly asked him why he was taking pictures of the demonstrations. »

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Srinagar, November 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the sufferings of millions of people living in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue unabated due to strict military siege imposed by India.

Normal life remains badly affected on the 90th straight day, today, in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu due to unrelenting restrictions under section 144 and gag on internet and prepaid cellular services.

The occupation authorities despite all-out efforts have failed to engineer normalcy in occupied Kashmir as people continue to observe shutdown to show their resentment against India’s recent actions in the territory. Barring a few hours in the morning and evening, shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time. Public transport is off the roads while students are not attending schools and colleges except those who have to appear in the examinations for 10th and 12th classes. »

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Indian troops martyr 10 Kashmiris in October

Srinagar, November 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people held forceful demonstrations in different areas, today, against the Indian occupation and division of Kashmir into two union territories by India.

As Juma congregational prayers culminated, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara and other areas of the occupied territory and shouted high-pitched pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. Indian troops and police personnel fired teargas shells and pellets on protesters at several places, injuring many of them. The authorities disallowed the people from offering Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid, Dastgeer Sahib Shrine and many other major mosques or shrines in the Kashmir valley for the 13th consecutive week, today, since 5th August.

Meanwhile, normal life remained badly affected in the Kashmir Valley as well as Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region on the 89th consecutive day, today, due to unprecedented military lockdown imposed by India. Internet remained suspended and most of the mobile phones deactivated. People continue to demonstrate civil disobedience by keeping shops and business establishments closed. Parents did not send their wards to schools and colleges. »

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Kashmiris urged to remain steadfast in their struggle

Srinagar, October 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that India cannot alter the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir by its despotic measures like dividing the territory into two parts.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, maintained that India was grossly violating the United Nations resolutions on Kashmir and the international law. He said by imposing two new puppet dictators in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as Lieutenant Governors, India wanted to suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing just struggle for securing their right to self-determination. However, he said, that such Indian tactics would not be able to force the Kashmiri people into submission. »

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