Calls for holding India accountable for its crimes against Kashmiris

Islamabad, September 26 (KMS): Speakers at a webinar hosted by the Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) in collaboration with World Muslim Congress (WMC) have called upon the world community particularly the UN to hold the Indian government accountable for violating all international norms and its obligations under the UN charter. »

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Srinagar, September 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, prominent leader of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML), Dr Ghulam Rasool Ghulam, passed away in Srinagar, yesterday.

A large number of people, Hurriyat leaders and activists including Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Abdul Ahad Parra and Feroz Ahmad Khan participated in his funeral.

Meanwhile, the JKML leaders including Ishtiyaq Hameed expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. They prayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant the aggrieved family the courage to bear this loss with patience.

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Srinagar, September 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a prominent lawyer, Advocate Babar Qadri, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Hawal area of Srinagar, today.

Advocate Babar Qadri was shifted to Soura hospital, Srinagar soon after he was attacked. However, Qadri was declared brought dead by the doctors at the hospital.

Babar Qadri had once loudly chanted Pakistan Zindabad and Hindustan Murdabad in a TV debate. He was a staunch critic of BJP policies regarding Kashmir and had attended many conferences and seminars stressing the need to resolve the Kashmir dispute as per UN resolutions and Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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Srinagar, September 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted raids in different areas of Srinagar city.

The NIA sleuths, accompanied by the personnel of paramilitary CRPF and police, raided the houses of Zahoor Ahmad Butt in Wazir Bagh, Bashir Ahmed Lone in Hokersar and Arif Ahmed Misger and Fazal-ul-Haq in Chattabal areas of Srinagar. All these persons are associated with cross-LoC trade. Searches were going on till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, September 24 (KMS): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Indian Journalists Union (IJU) have asked the authorities to stop persecuting journalists for doing their jobs.

Aaqib, an accredited journalist with Kashmir Observer, was verbally summoned by the Cyber Police station on September 18 over his story, ‘The real cyberbully: Police in Kashmir question Twitter Users’ which appeared in ‘Article 14”, a New Delhi-based web portal. »

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Srinagar, September 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, one labourer was killed and four others along with three Indian troops were injured when an Indian army vehicle they were traveling in met with an accident in Kupwara district on Thursday.

The accident took place near Bari Baihka, some 25 kilometers from main town of Kupwara, at around 1:30 pm. One labourer identified as Daulat Hussain was killed and seven other persons including three soldiers and four labourers were injured. »

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#DomicilesToNonKashmirisInIIOJK

Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In illegally Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party led fascist Indian regime is working on fast track to issue domicile certificates to non-Kashmiris in order to change IIOJK’s demography and deprive the Kashmiris of their identity.

A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said giving domicile certificates to non-Kashmiris is a clear violation of international law and UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir. »

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New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): Indian parliament passed a bill, the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill 2020, to eliminate the status of Urdu as sole official language of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The bill was passed by a voice vote in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament, on Wednesday, while Lok Sabha had already passed the bill. »

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Srinagar, September 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot dead a Sarpanch and Block Development Council (BDC) Chairman in Budgam district, today.

Officials said that gunmen fired in the head of Bhupinder Singh, an independent Sarpanch for Khag area of district just outside his residence. He was taken to hospital where he was declared as brought dead.

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