Starts advertisement campaign to end shutdown

Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, after failing to restore normalcy in the territory, Indian authorities have issued a jacket advertisement in local newspapers, trying to persuade the people to end the self-imposed continued shutdown.

In the first of the series of advertisements, the occupation authorities have tried to tell the people about the benefits of the repeal of special status of Kashmir. It was published in the local newspapers in the last week of August.

The message in the advertisement published on Friday read, “Closed Shops. No Public Transport. Who Benefits? …….Think!” »

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Burton (UK), October 12 (KMS): British Kashmiris living in Burton will be heading to London to take part in an anti-India demonstration on October 27, 2019 to be marked as black day by the Kashmiris.

India had landed its troops in Srinagar on October 27 in 1947 and illegally occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir against the will of the Kashmiri people and Partition Plan. Since then Kashmiris on both sides of the world and across the world have been observing 27th October as black day. »

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Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continue the ongoing cordon and search operation in Ganderbal district on 16th consecutive day, today.

he operation, which was launched by the troops in Trumkhal Gangbal area of the district on September 27, has turned out to be the longest operation in the last 15 months. Indian para-commandos, who were airdropped, are also taking part in the operation.

The troops have martyred four youth during the operation.

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Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, as the strict military lockdown imposed by the Indian government entered 69th running day, today, the people of Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to suffer immensely.

Amid suspension of mobile and internet services and absence of public transport, the residents are facing acute shortage of basic items of daily use including food and medicines.

The residents continue to close their shops and business establishments as a silent protest against India. The cosmetic measures like restoration of landline phones by the Indian government have failed to mitigate the hardships of the people.

Meanwhile, Indian troops continue the ongoing cordon and search operation in Ganderbal district on 16th consecutive day, today.

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Multan, Oct 12 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that 27th of October will be observed as Black Day in the country and foreign missions have also been asked to protest and condemn Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.
Talking to newsmen in Multan, he said the United Nations and the United States should play their role and mediate to resolve longstanding Kashmir issue.
Meanwhile, addressing a public gathering in Multan, the Foreign Minister said Kashmir issue was discussed in United Nations Security Council after fifty four years due to successful diplomatic efforts of the government.

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Islamabad, Oct 12 (KMS): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says human chain, formed to express solidarity with people of occupied Kashmir, will break the shackles of siege.
Talking to media after formation of human chain in Islamabad on Friday, she said Prime Minister Imran Khan will fulfill his promise to present the case of Kashmir before the world community.
The Special Assistant said Prime Minister has reiterated that Pakistan will always be raising the voice of oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.
She said Prime Minister has urged the world leaders and international media to play their due role on the issue of Kashmir.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan thanked the media and public for participating in human chain and expressing solidarity for Kashmiris. »

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London, Oct 12 (KMS): The Kashmiri Girl Victims of Indian atrocities were remembered at Pakistan High Commission on the International Day of the Girl Child.
On this occasion, solidarity with the Kashmiri people was expressed and a collective Dua was offered by hundreds of people assembled for the Juma Prayer at the High Commission.
High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, in his address on the occasion, reminded the audience of the plight of the Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), where over 8 million people were under siege for the last 68-day. »

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Timergara, Oct 12 (KMS): Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Dr Sumaira Shams said that legislators in the United States (US) have assured that they would play a role in resolving the Kashmir issue.
Talking to The News on her arrival from a 3-week official visit to the US on the invitation of the US State Department, she said the US legislators especially congresswomen evinced a keen interest in playing a role in resolving the Kashmir issue.
Dr Sumaira Shams was a part of a five-member delegation of Pakistan women lawmakers who visited the US on the invitation of the State Department from September 14 to October 5. The delegation met senators and congresswomen in Washington DC and stressed the US parliamentarians role in resolving Kashmir issue, she said and added the delegation informed the US legislators how the Afghan war had directly affected Pakistan, especially Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. »

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Mirpur, Oct 12 (KMS): Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan said that India was targeting civilian population at cease fire line to divert the attention of the international community from the unrelenting military lock-down and communications blockade in the held valley.
In his series of tweets and meetings with different delegations in the state’s metropolis on Friday, he said India had besieged eight million people due to fear of protests on large scale and deployed over nine hundred thousand troops who could be seen in every nook and corner of the occupied valley.
The prime minister said Indian troops had paralyzed normal life in the valley and thousands of people had been detained while other thousands are missing.
He said fascist Narrinder Modi was following the agenda of extremist organization RSS which were bent on elimination of minorities particularly Muslims. »

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US Senator calls for de-escalation of Pak, India tension

Srinagar, October 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people held forceful demonstrations in different areas of Kashmir Valley, today, to register their protest against the Indian occupation and repeal of special status of the territory by India.

As the Juma congregational prayers culminated, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara and other areas of the occupied territory and raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The protesters at several places were subjected to brute force by Indian police and troops. Many demonstrators sustained injuries in the brutal actions of forces’ personnel. The authorities did not allow people to offer Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and many other major mosques or shrines in the Kashmir Valley for the 10th consecutive week, today, since 5th August.

The protesters told media on the occasion that they will continue their freedom struggle despite all odds. They thanked Pakistani people and Prime Minister, Imran Khan, for supporting their just cause and expressing solidarity with the besieged people of occupied Kashmir. »

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