Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid rich tributes to prominent Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone as well as the victims of Hawal massacre on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on this day in 1990. 70 mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on the funeral procession of the martyr. Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was also killed on this day in 2002 by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering.

The Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shian in a statement issued in Srinagar said that both the leaders played an important role in the political landscape of Kashmir. It said that Molvi Farooq was also a great preacher and religious scholar whose services in the educational and social uplift of the Kashmiri people would always be remembered. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum (JKYSF) has condemned the Indian brutalities including killings and the cordon and search operations in the holy month of Ramadan in the territory.

The JKYSF in a meeting held in Srinagar thoroughly discussed the current political situation and the ongoing movement for the right to self-determination.

Addressing the meeting, the JKYSF Chairman, Umar Aadil Dar, termed the Kashmir dispute as an unfinished agenda of the partition in 1947. “None of the basic three parties to this dispute, India, Pakistan and the people of Kashmir, are in a position to avoid any untoward consequences of this visible danger in South Asia,” he warned.

He said that Kashmir was an internationally-recognized dispute and the United Nations had passed several resolutions, calling for its settlement. He said that India had used every tactic to crush the Kashmiris’ indigenous liberation movement but badly failed »

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Srinagar, May 10 (KMS): The 53rd death anniversary of prominent leader of Kashmir freedom struggle, renowned Islamic scholar and former President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Mirwaiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusuf Shah was observed on both sides of the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with full respect and honor, today.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, no public function could be held in Srinagar to commemorate the services of the late Mirwaiz.

In Muzaffarbad, AJK Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Haider and his cabinet members offered Fateha at the grave of Muhajir-e-millat, Mirwaiz Muhammad Yusuf Shah. »

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Islamabad, May 02 (KMS): Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement, Qazi Mohammad Imran, has paid glowing tributes to Shaheed Mohammad Arafat alias Qazi Khalid on his martyrdom anniversary.

Indian troops martyred Qazi Khalid along with his eight companions on May 2 in 2002.

Qazi Mohammad Imran in a statement issued in Islamabad said that Shaheed Qazi Khalid was a bold and courageous mujahid. He added that Qazi Khalid had joined the liberation movement when he was only 14 years old and fought against the Indian army for four years. He pointed out that on several occasions, the Indian Army offered Qazi Khalid to surrender but he refused. »

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Srinagar, May 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, has paid rich tributes to the Kashmiri youth who recently martyred by Indian troops.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the Indian authorities’ decision not to hand over the bodies of the martyred youth to their families, calling it a grave violation of human rights. He said the youth who sacrifice their lives for a great cause are the real heroes of Kashmiris.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi said that India was ruthlessly massacring innocent Kashmiri youth under the guise of coronavirus lockdown and was not handing over their bodies to their families. »

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Srinagar, April 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has paid glowing tributes to great Kashmiri martyr, Ashfaq Majeed Wani, who embraced martyrdom on the 3rd of Ramadhan in 1990.

JKLF Acting Chairman Abdul Hameed Butt in a statement said, the youth icon and symbol of Kashmir’s resistance movement Ashfaq Majeed Wani was a great leader who strived for the freedom of the Kashmiri people and sacrificed himself for the righteous cause. »

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Srinagar, April 26 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has paid glowing tributes to JKLF deceased leader, Amanullah Khan, on his death anniversary.

The JKLF Acting Chairman, Abdul Hameed Butt in a statement, today, termed Amanullah Khan as a legend and symbol of unity. He said that Khan was a noble son of soil who from his youth till the time of his death stood firm against India’s illegal occupation of his land and despite numerous challenges and hardships never compromised on his principles or ideology. »

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Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC), Shabbir Ahmed Dar, has paid glowing tributes to the party’s founding leader, Ashaq Hussain Khan, on his 10th martyrdom anniversary.

Shabbir Ahmed Dar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shaheed Ashaq Hussain was a dedicated and brave freedom fighter who always dreamed of freedom and martyrdom. He said that Shaheed Ashaq Hussain was not only active on political front but he was also a sincere and selfless social worker who always helped the needy and was looked upon as a messiah in Sopore town. Ashaq was a genuine freedom fighter who played a crucial role in establishing Muslim Conference in its early days, he added. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum (JKYSF) has paid glowing tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in Shopian.

Te JKYSF Chairman, Umar Aadil Dar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Indian intransigence on the Kashmir dispute had pushed the Kashmiri youth to the wall. He said that India could not suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation movement by killing innocent youth.

He also appealed to the international human rights organisations including Amnesty International, International Committee of the Red Cross and Asia Watch to take notice of the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists lodged in various jails of India and the territory and put pressure on New Delhi to release them. »

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Srinagar, April 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Islamic Political Party Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, has paid glowing tributes to prominent martyred Kashmiri liberation leader, S Hameed Wani, on his martyrdom anniversary.
Indian police had martyred S Hameed Wani during custody on this day in 1998 after arresting him in Soura area of Srinagar.

Muhammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people of the occupied territory would never deviate from the noble mission of achieving their inalienable right to self-determination for which Shaheed S Hameed and other martyrs laid down their precious lives. He said that the best and lasting tribute to the great iconic resistance leader and other Kashmiri martyrs was striving with honesty, commitment and dedication for realising their principled mission.

Muhammad Yousuf Naqash also complimented the great sacrifices of Hurriyat leaders and activists, languishing in jails and interrogation centres of India and the territory for the just cause of right to self-determination promised by the world through the UN resolutions. »

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