Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), commenting on the debate over the return of Kashmiri Pandits, said they always welcome their home coming and encourage every move which helps their return.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “We wholeheartedly and sincerely want them to come back, but will oppose any move to settle them in separate colonies as it negates the very fabric of our social, cultural and mutual bonds.” »

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Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Press Club held its elections in Srinagar, today.

Shuja-ul-Haq was elected as the President, Moazum Mohammad as the Vice President while Ishfaq Tantray was elected as the General Secretary. »

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Brussels, July 14 (KMS): An outstanding exhibition entitled “Kashmir: Champions of Peace” was organised at the European Parliament (EP) hosted by MEP Klaus Buchner, MEP Julie Ward and MEP Phil Bennion in association with Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC).

The Guest of Honour, at the exhibition, was Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Chairman Pakistan Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

MEP Klaus Buchner, in his opening speech, at the inauguration of the Exhibition, highlighted the peaceful struggle by the Kashmiris and their leaders who have given everything in their cause to see the people of Kashmir are given their right to self-determination. »

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London, July 14 (KMS): The executive members of Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC), including Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl and Barrister Abdul Majid Tramboo, have paid rich tributes to the Kashmiri martyrs of 13th July 1931.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the OKC members in a statement issued in London stated that the martyrs had set a direction for the salvation of the oppressed people and sacrificed their today for tomorrow for their Kashmiri brethern. The last words of these martyrs are immortal: “We have done our duty now it is for you to complete the mission.” »

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Srinagar, July 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Personnel Security Officer (PSO) of pro-India National Conference leader Syed Tawqeer Shah was killed in an attack in Islamabad district, today.

The unknown gunmen opened fire upon the policeman at Hillar area of the district. He suffered serious bullet wounds and was immediately shifted to Hospital, where he succumbed. »

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Srinagar, July 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has expressed concern over stopping of ambulances on highways frequently to allow Indian Army or Amarnath yatra convoys to pass first.

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the authorities’ action as inhuman and unforgivable.

He said from last few days several videos have gone viral on social media and also reported by some electronic media houses that the forces’ personnel are not only stopping civilian traffic but even ambulances ferrying critical patients are not allowed to proceed. »

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Islamabad, July 13 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a conference in Islamabad, today, to pay tributes to the Kashmiri martyrs of July 13, 1931 on their martyrdom anniversary.

Twenty-two Kashmiris were martyred, one after the other, outside Central Jail in Srinagar on July 13, 1931, by the troops of Dogra Maharaja during the court proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked the Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule.

Addressing the conference, the speakers termed the 13th July 1931 as an important milestone. They said that the sacrifices being rendered by the Kashmiri people were the continuation of the mission of the martyrs of the July 13, 1931. »

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Srinagar, July 13 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, today, to reaffirm the pledge to continue the mission of their martyrs till the achievement of the inalienable right to self-determination.

The day is being marked by complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir. Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. The JRL has also called for a march towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard at Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a youth was critically injured in a mysterious blast in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, today.

The youth identified as Javaid Ahmed Dar, a resident of Zasov area of Pulwama, was collecting waste material near a dumping site when the explosion took place.

He was shifted to district hospital Pulwama for treatment where from he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum and Awami Action Committee have strongly condemned the house detention of their Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and prevention of people from offering Juma congregational prayers in historic Jamia Masjid of Srinagar.

The statement said that curbs on Juma prayers in Jamia Masjid and stopping Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to fulfill his religious responsibility of leading Juma prayers is tantamount to usurp religious freedom of the people. »

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