Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and other Hurriyat organizations have paid glowing tributes to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, on his 72nd death anniversary, today.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s commitment with the Kashmiri people was unshakeable and Kashmir emotionally remained nearest to his heart till his demise. He said that Quaid-e-Azam had rightly stated that Kashmir is jugular vein of Pakistan and he believed that without Kashmir Pakistan is incomplete. »

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Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the tourism sector considered to be the backbone of the territory’s economy, is in dire straits especially since Modi-led Indian govt abrogated the special status on August 5, 2019.

Less than 500 tourists have visited the Kashmir Valley since the occupation authorities lifted ban on tourism activities across IIOJK in October, last year. Pertinently, Indian government had banned all tourists from travelling to Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. Though the ban was lifted after few months yet continued restrictions and severe communications blockade badly affected the tourism industry in the occupied territory. »

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Islamabad, September 10 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people belonging to different walks of life have sought urgent intervention of the UN to resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute to mitigate their sufferings.

Talking to Kashmir Media Service over phone from Srinagar, different people including Hurriyat leaders, political activists, human rights defenders, students and traders, wishing anonymity to avoid reprisal from the Indian authorities, said that the UN needed to wake up and fulfill its obligations towards the Kashmiris. They said that the Kashmir dispute should be discussed threadbare during the upcoming 75th summit of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) being held in New York from 15th to 30th of this month. »

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Islamabad, September 08 (KMS): Top civil and military leadership in Pakistan has once again rejected India’s any unilateral moves on the Kashmir dispute, saying that human rights violation perpetrated by Modi-led fascist Indian government in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir have increased manifold since August 5, last year.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in a statement in Islamabad said that Indian government had unleashed a reign of terror and fear against innocent Kashmiris after repealing Kashmir-specific Article 370 in violation of the UN Charter on August 5, 2019.

The Prime Minister said that India’s provocations at the Line of Control were aimed at diverting the world’s attention from its atrocities in the occupied territory. »

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Says Azad Kashmir is peaceful, while IIOJK facing brute force

Seoul (South Korea), September 07(KMS): Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, also known as one of the most beautiful valleys in the world, has long been suffering from grave human rights violation at the hands of Indian forces while reporting of the cases of violation remains not only weak but response of the international community has been very sluggish, said Seoul based English newspaper The Korea Times.

An article by one Rukhsana Shama published in one of the South Korea’s oldest English newspapers while drawing a comparison between Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Azad Kashmir says that Azad Kashmir has largely been peaceful from within, while Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir not only has an overwhelmingly large presence of Indian troops but has also been experiencing brutal use of force by over 700,000 Indian troops averaging one soldier for every 14 Kashmiris. »

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Islamabad, August 28 (KMS): India is resorting to water terrorism to harm Pakistan financially and economically.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said India is violating all the international laws and treaties including construction of water-manipulating structures and controlled release of flood waters, which is a sheer violation of the Indus Water Treaty. It said that India always refused to fulfill its responsibility under the Advance Flood Information Agreement signed in 1989.

The report said that cunning India was violator of international laws/agreements and was leaving no stone unturned as RSS-backed Modi government was using even natural disasters as a weapon against Pakistan. Now insane India is using torrential water as a weapon to divert the world attention from the human rights abuses in IIOJK, it added. »

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Srinagar, July 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred fifty four (54) Kashmiris including two (2) young boys during the last month of June.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, these killings rendered two (2) woman widowed and five (5) children orphaned.

During the period, at least twenty nine (29) persons were injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian troops and police personnel on mourners and peaceful protesters in the territory. Indian police and paramilitary personnel arrested eighty two (82) people including an aged woman and molested and disgraced three (3) women during five hundred sixty seven (567) cordon and search operations in different areas of the territory. »

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Islamabad, June 24 (KMS): As the world marked United Nations’ International Day of Widows on Tuesday, thousands of widows and half-widows mourn the killing and enforced disappearance of their husbands by Indian troops in occupied Jammu and Kashmir over the past 31-years.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, that the killing of 95,611 of Kashmiris by the brutal Indian forces have rendered 22,915 Kashmiri women widowed, 107,792 children orphaned and thousands of women half-widowed amid discovery of 6,000 mass graves and over 8,000 enforced disappearances. Half widows are such women whose husbands have been subjected to enforced disappearance but have not been declared dead. Their exact number is not known. These half widows live in isolation with little or no social or financial support.

Begum Jaan, 59-year old, whose husband Shamsuddin Pasal left home for evening prayers in 1998 to never return, she says his disappearance is still a mystery. »

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Srinagar, June 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani continues to remain as an icon of resistance against India’s illegal occupation over Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, New Delhi has miserably failed to cut off Syed Ali Gilani from the Kashmiri masses through putting him jails and under house arrest for a long period of time.

The slogans frequently raised by the ailing leader like “We are Pakistani, Pakistan is ours” Keep Syed Ali Gilani and the flames of freedom alive in the hearts and minds of the Kashmiri people. Despite the use of all nefarious tactics by India including the so-called investigation by its infamous National Investigation Agency, the APHC Chairman continues to live in the in the hearts of the Kashmiri people as a tall and towering personality. »

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Srinagar, June 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unrelenting military siege and crippling lockdown imposed by Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government on August 05, last year, completed 10 months, today.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said that the life of Kashmiris had been made a living hell since India illegally revoked the special status of occupied Kashmir on August 05, 2019. It said that the move was aimed at snatching away identity of the Kashmiris through changing the Muslim-majority status of the occupied territory.

The report revealed that Indian troops martyred 142 Kashmiris including 4 women during the period. It said that at least 1,300 people were critically injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel on peaceful demonstrators. »

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