Srinagar, November 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has condemned the re-arrest of senior APHC leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt soon after he was released from Kote Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The Bar Association in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “It is condemnable the re-arrest of Masarrat Aalam Butt after his 35th order of detention was quashed, recently, by the High Court, which had directed that he be released forthwith.” The Bar termed the move as ruthless, barbaric and a glaring and perpetual violation of his human rights. It pleaded the High Court to take suo-motto notice of the matter, in pursuance of the judgment of the Indian Supreme Court that asks for treating the prisoners not as objects but as human beings. »

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Srinagar, November 12 (KMS): India has decided to equip its troops deployed on borders of Pakistan and China with 600 drone planes.

The drone planes, to be purchased with estimated cost of Rs 9.5 billion, would be given to troops deployed on forwards posts.

The pilotless planes would also be handed over to National Rifles deployed to counter anti-terrorist operation.

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Srinagar, November 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Mohammad Iqbal Wani, a brilliant computer scientist, was killed by police in a fake encounter at Goregoan in Mumbai in 2003.

The police informed a court that Mohammad Iqbal Wani was not involved in any illegal activities but the authorities failed to protect the life, liberty and property of an innocent civilian. »

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Srinagar, November 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a seminar, “Issues to Ummah and their solution” was held today in Islamabad town of South Kashmir.

Religious scholar and the Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Ahmad Yasir chaired the seminar while various scholars including Professor Hameed Nayeemi, Engineer Umar Attari, Dr Nisar Ahmed Mubarki and Irshad Ahmed Attari attended it. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has condemned the fresh arrest spree unleashed by Indian troops and police across the territory.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the forces had created havoc in every nook and corner of the territory and a sense of insecurity among the people.

Denouncing night raids, he said that during raids dozens of innocent youth were arrested from Dangerpora area of Pulwama. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), expressing concern over the plight of its illegally detained Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, and other Kashmiri political prisoners has urged the world to raise voice in favour of Kashmir and Kashmiris.

The DFP in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Ahmed Shah was arrested from Srinagar on July 25 under false cases and since then he had been facing very tough situation in New Delhi’s Tihar jail. It said that the way Shabbir Shah and other political prisoners were being treated in different jails was nothing but political vengeance. »

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Troops launch massive operations in Pulwama, Shopian

Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police re-arrested senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, Masarrat Aalam Butt, immediately after his release from Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The JKML in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the family members of Masarrat Aalam Butt submitted the court’s order quashing his detention to the jail authorities and he was released from the jail. However, the statement said that a posse of Indian police arrived and whisked the APHC leader away to an unknown place.

The High Court of the occupied territory had on 26th October, 2017 quashed the 35th detention order of Masarrat Aalam under draconian law, Public Safety Act. The APHC leader was first arrested in June 1990 and since then he has been booked under the PSA for 35 times. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops have launched massive cordon and search operations in Pulwama and Shopian districts of South Kashmir, causing immense inconvenience to the people.

The troops have cordoned off over a dozen villages of the districts including Keller, Qasbayar, Batpora, Gulabteng, Maspora, Bamnoo, Mirpora, Kellar, Check, Nadepora. The troops have sealed all entry and exit points of these areas and are conducting house-to-house searches. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairperson of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Yasmeen Raja, along with a party delegation visited Pulwama and expressed solidarity with the families of three youth who were recently martyred by Indian troops. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have arrested at least six youth including 10th class students during nocturnal raids in Dangerpora area of Pulwama district for participating in anti-India demonstrations. »

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