Srinagar, July 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid rich tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931 and reiterated that the people of Kashmir will render every kind of sacrifice in their struggle for securing their birthright to self-determination.

It was on this day in 1931 when the troops of Dogra Maharaja had killed 22 Kashmiris, one after the other, outside the Central Jail in Srinagar during the court proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked the Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule. »

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Srinagar, July 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has expressed serious concern over the recent killing spree particularly in Shopian and Kupwara.

A high-level delegation of Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami led by its Chairman, Nisar Hussain Rather, and comprising Khawaja Mohammad Maqbool Magami, Wajid Ali, Gulshan Abbas, Shahid Ali, Zahid Afzal Bahar, Mohammad Yousuf Wajid and Imtiaz Hussain visited Shopian and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families of martyrs Sameer Ahmed Sheikh and Muhammad Ishaq Naikoo. »

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Washington D.C, July 13 (KMS): The Secretary General of Washington-based World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF), Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, has said that the people of Kashmir observe Martyrs’ Day, the 13th July, to reaffirm their resolve to continue their struggle for self-determination and pay homage to the 100,000 innocent men, women and children killed brutally during the past 29 years. »

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Shutdown in IOK, restrictions in Srinagar

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

Call for the observance of the day has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The JRL has also called for a march towards Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried to pay tributes to the martyrs. »

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Thousands attend funeral of youth in Kupwara

Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, tomorrow, as the day of reaffirmation of the pledge that they will continue the mission of their martyrs till the achievement of the inalienable right to self-determination.

The day will be marked by complete shutdown and a march towards Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried. Call for the observance of the day has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, attended the funeral prayers of 20-year-old youth at Trehgam in Kupwara district.

The youth, Khalid Ghafar (20), son of Abdul Ghafar Malik was killed while another person suffered injuries after army opened fire on a group of protesters at Trehgam village on Wednesday evening. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned the killing of five youth including two teenage boys in the firing of Indian troops in Shopian and Baramulla districts.

A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) led by Mohammad Rafiq Ganaie visited Rawalpora and Wahal, Shopian, and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families. The delegation comprised Aadil Rasheed Khan, Manzoor Ahmad Lelhari and Manzoor Ahmad Khan. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed shock and grief over the death of a 12-year-old child, Saliq Khursheed of Meemander, Shopian, and grave injuries to three other children in an explosion on Wednesday.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Our children are not safe even while playing.” He said with each passing day Kashmiris pay the cost of the lingering dispute as the world looks on and there is little effort to put an end the tragedy that Kashmir has become. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the killing of yet another unarmed and innocent youth by Indian forces at Trehgam in Kupwara district has shocked the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP).

A JKDFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the party has termed the situation, arisen out of the unabated killings as alarming. »

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Resistance leadership detained ahead of Srinagar march

Jammu, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Kishtwar and adjoining areas of Jammu region against the rise in civilian killings across the territory, particularly in the Kashmir Valley.

The strike is being observed on the call of Imam of Jamia Masjid, Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmad Kichloo, who is also the head of Muslim Shoura Committee, Kishtwar. »

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